intercontinental ballistic missiles
If incendiary bluster slides into military conflict, the populations of South Korea and Japan are in harm’s way.
Monday's missile test shouldn't come as a surprise, but it does signal alarming progress.
The unarmed Minuteman III missile roared out of a silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California late at night.
Iranian officials consider it to be a reconnaissance satellite that will remain in orbit for 18 months. That's the longest any Iranian satellite has ever been in orbit.
Forced to choose between the recommendations of the US military and the extreme views of Senators Jon Kyl and Jim DeMint, enough Republican senators are going military to win Senate approval of the New START treaty this week.