North Korea Claims Potential Game-Changer ICBM Launch

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North Korea said Tuesday that it successfully launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile. A state television announcement said the missile, which landed in the Sea of Japan, could hit targets anywhere in the world.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with BBC correspondent Steve Evans (@EvanstheAirwave) in Seoul, South Korea about how the launch could affect tensions in the region.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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