"…When the United States launched itself into the missile race — in the 1960s —- their first tests were quite unsuccessful…"

John Isaacs, executive director of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, told Judy Woodruff April 11. 

North Korea launched a rocket Friday morning their time, but it reportedly blew up less than two minutes into flight, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Photos of Kim Jong Un, the probable heir to Kim Jong Il’s leadership of North Korea, on the left. 
This photo was released by the North Korean government in September 2010.
North Korea says supreme leader Kim Jong Il died Dec. 17 “from a great mental and physical strain” 

Photos of Kim Jong Un, the probable heir to Kim Jong Il’s leadership of North Korea, on the left. 

This photo was released by the North Korean government in September 2010.

North Korea says supreme leader Kim Jong Il died Dec. 17 “from a great mental and physical strain”