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We can counter threat from any N Korean missile: Pentagon

Recently N Korea test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile which can reach Alaska

Jack Kim & Phil Stewart | Bloomberg 

The US military assured Americans on Wednesday that it was capable of defending the United States against any threat from North Korea's newly developed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which Pyongyang says can carry a large nuclear warhead. Taking a major step in its missile program, North Korea on Tuesday test-launched an ICBM, which some experts believe has the range to reach Alaska and the Pacific Northwest of the United States. The test, the first of its kind by North Korea, triggered an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council on Wednesday and a call by Washington for ...

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First Published: Thu, July 06 2017. 03:42 IST