North Korea Tests Second Missile in Less Than a Month

North Korea has successfully tested another intercontinental ballistic missile, the second one in less than a month.

According to a Pentagon statement, the missile was detected around 10:41 Eastern Time. The missile was launched from the northern side of the country and landed in the Sea of Japan.

The North American Aerospace Defense Command says the missile launch did not pose a threat to the U.S. A Pentagon spokesperson said the U.S. is prepared to defend itself and its allies in the event of an attack or provocation.