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This Missile Could Reach California. But Can North Korea Use It With a Nuclear Weapon?

The New York Times
August 22, 2017
By William J Broad, Mika Grondahl, Josh Keller, Alicia Parlapiano. Anjali Singhvi and Karen Yourish

North Korea is speeding toward a goal it has sought for decades: the ability to hit a major American city with a nuclear weapon. Actually striking the United States would be suicide. But the capability could help the North deter an invasion and wield increased global influence. American intelligence agencies estimate that the North could reach the milestone by next year, and some experts think it already has.
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