Analysis-With largest test yet, N.Korea’s ICBM programme hits new heights

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By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea’s resumption of long-range missile tests – including a flight of its largest-ever weapon – puts it closer than ever to having a reliable way of delivering multiple nuclear warheads anywhere in the United States, analysts say. North Korea’s latest launch was the Hwasong-17, a huge new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), fired on Thursday in a test that leader Kim Jong Un said was designed to demonstrate the might of its nuclear force and deter any U.S. military moves. It was the first full-scale ICBM test launch since 2017. There were two launc…

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