The UN labeled the incident the “largest seizure of ammunition in the history of sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.”
The launch indicates that North Korea wants to threaten "anywhere in the world, basically . . .[and] certainly the U.S."
The Washington Free Beacon reported the US is monitoring reports that North Korea is helping President Bashar al-Assad rebuild Syria's chemical and other weapons at an underground military base.
There are deep concerns over possible leaks of radioactivity that could lead to damage similar to Fukushima or Chernobyl.
The Korean market is important for Elbit Systems, which has established a local company, Sharp Elbit Systems Aerospace Inc. (SESA), a joint company with Sharp Aviation K.
"I hope that a common sense, pragmatism and an instinct for self-preservation would prevail among our partners to exclude such a negative scenario."
The U.S. says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has “basically slapped everyone in the face” who has asked him to stop testing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
“We define this ‘sanctions resolution’ ... as a grave infringement upon the sovereignty of our republic, as an act of war."
“We know that the jihadis have a lot of money . . . Would Kim Jong-un sell deadly VX for $40 million a kilogram? I think absolutely they would.”
The 15-member United Nations Security Council’s emergency meeting on Monday failed to take action against North Korea for its hydrogen bomb test on Sunday, as both China and Russia refused to cooperate with the Western members.
"This was a careless and reckless attack. It affected individuals, industry, governments, and the consequences were beyond economic. . . [it] put lives at risk, not just money."
“By definition, this is a compromise in order to get everyone on board,” French UN Ambassador François Delattre told reporters.
"What we do on North Korea will have a real impact on how other outlaw nations who seek nuclear weapons choose to conduct themselves in the future."
An intelligence source revealed Pyongyang is conducting “heat and pressure resistance tests to see whether anthrax germs can survive at temperatures of 7,000 degrees or higher.”
Israel's biggest fear, is the possibility that North Korea might develop nuclear weapons on behalf of Iran.
"North Korea is a nuclear state now. As far as Iran is concerned it isn’t too late."
The United States called on member nations of the United Nations Security Council to sever financial and diplomatic relations with North Korea as part of tightening sanctions against Pyongyang.
The nuclear-powered USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier is patrolling the waters around the Korean Peninsula.
The proposed resolution contains sanctions that would ban sale or delivery of close to 90 percent of refined oil products to North Korea.
Analysts say they expect another missile test from North Korea shortly, this one to be the Pukguksong-3, a submarine-launched ballistic missile nearing completion.
Residents in Japan were warned to take shelter, as the missile passed over Hokkaido.
Japan owns 34 of the PAC-3 anti-missile defense system interceptor batteries.
“No bank, in any country, should be used to facilitate Kim Jong-un’s destructive behavior."
"I told Rex Tillerson, our wonderful Secretary of State, that he is wasting his time trying to negotiate with Little Rocket Man."