North Korea challenges domestic pivot narrative with new ballistic missile test

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North Korea conducted a ballistic missile test Wednesday, its first in around two months, The Associated Press reports.

According to the U.S. military, this launch "highlights the destabilizing impact" of the rogue nation's "illicit weapons program." The test also drew concerned reactions from the Japanese and South Korean governments.

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