Nuclear inspiration: Has North Korea emboldened Iran?

Israel is worried about the impact an unchecked rogue nuclear state could have on Iran’s own military ambitions.

“Only a determined international response [to North Korea] will prevent other states from behaving in the same way,” Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a rare response to the North Korean nuclear crisis.

It issued its statement after North Korea said it executed an underground test for an advanced hydrogen bomb that could be placed on a long-range missile on Sunday.

South Korea’s defense ministry has warned that North Korea was ready to launch an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) at any time. North Korea has already demonstrated that it has the capacity to hit the US when it tested two ICBMs in July that could fly about 6,200 miles (10,000 km).

On Tuesday, South Korea warned of more provocative action from Pyongyang.


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