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A man watches a TV screen showing a local news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing with an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with a pair of binoculars, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un vowed his nation would "demonstrate its mettle to the U.S." and never put its weapons programs up for negotiations a day after test-launching its first intercontinental ballistic missile. (Lee Jin-man/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
A man watches a TV screen showing a local news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing with an image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with a pair of binoculars, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un vowed his nation would "demonstrate its mettle to the U.S." and never put its weapons programs up for negotiations a day after test-launching its first intercontinental ballistic missile. (Lee Jin-man/AP)

Kim Jong Un vowed today he will never subject his weapons program to negotiations. The hard line follows condemnations issued by the U.S., Japan and South Korea for North Korea's latest missile test, its first intercontinental ballistic missile.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd talks to Here & Now security analyst Jim Walsh (@DrJimWalshMIT) about this latest round of tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

This segment aired on July 5, 2017.

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