all eyes on north korea
New satellite images and intelligence gathered by the United States point toward North Korea constructing one or two liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles, officials with knowledge of the matter tell The Washington Post.
The photos are of a research facility on the outskirts of Pyongyang, the same place where North Korea produced its first ICBMs, capable of striking the U.S. The new intelligence doesn't show that North Korea is expanding its nuclear capabilities, but it's evidence they are still working on weapons following North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's June summit with President Trump, the Post says.
During the summit, Kim agreed to "work toward" the "denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula, but he never explicitly agreed to give up his nuclear program. Following their meeting, Trump tweeted that North Korea is "no longer a Nuclear Threat," but intelligence gathered by the United States shows senior North Korean officials have talked about pulling a fast one on the U.S., possibly saying they are fully denuclearized and getting rid of some warheads while keeping dozens more. Read more about their strategy at The Washington Post.