FOX News: North Korea's weapons progress a top concern as US senators have rare briefing
With all 100 U.S. senators invited to a rare briefing on White House grounds Wednesday on North Korea, it’s hard to overstate how concerned officials are about the technological advancements out of Pyongyang.
While North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has a reputation for bizarre behavior, the nuclear arsenal and aspirations of the Republic are being taken seriously.
North Korea has conducted five nuclear tests in the past 11 years, the last several being the most destructive – and now they are threatening a sixth.
North Korea’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper also said in a front-page editorial that its military is prepared "to bring to closure the history of U.S. scheming and nuclear blackmail.”
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WNU Editor: The US Senators arrived about an hour ago to the White House for their briefing .... US Senate arrives for extraordinary North Korea briefing (Boston Globe/AP). I will be updating this story late tonight.