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Brian Nelson claimed: "are further evidence that it continues to advance prohibited programs despite the international community's calls for diplomacy and denuclearization," External link

thestandard-hkThursday, January 13, 2022 8:51:00 AM CET

Ken Gause said: "But if you were going to want to actually try something that may get you a different answer than just lobbing on more pressure, it's to do something very different, which is to figure out a way that you can entice North Korea into freezing their program," "And that means some sort of carrots, not just sanctions" External link

rfaWednesday, January 12, 2022 11:16:00 PM CET

Joshua Pollack said: “It could be considered a type of HGV — it’s hypersonic, it can glide, and it’s a vehicle — but it does not represent quite the same category of technology that we normally associate with that label,” External link

voacambodiaWednesday, January 12, 2022 2:10:00 PM CET

Tony Blinken said: "profoundly destabilising, it's dangerous, and it contravenes a whole host of UN Security Council resolutions," External link

mizzimaSaturday, January 15, 2022 5:18:00 AM CET

Lu Chao said: "Japan's military expansion is more dangerous to regional countries than the tests of North Korea," External link

globalsecurityFriday, January 14, 2022 12:39:00 AM CET

Lim Eul-chul said: “Since ... the test was the final verification, additional tests of hypersonic missiles, at least, are not expected for a while,” External link

abc-auWednesday, January 12, 2022 9:59:00 AM CET

Markus Schiller said: “You are driving around with a bomb,” “The moment the missile tanks rupture because you hit a pothole, or because someone shoots at the missile, all will be gone in a thick red cloud” External link

keloTuesday, January 11, 2022 7:54:00 AM CET

Chun In-bum said: “I think it is pretty credible that they have been able to achieve that flight path,” External link

asiatimesFriday, January 14, 2022 11:13:00 AM CET

Ankit Panda said: “Everything about this test is a reminder that North Korea is all-in on a new military modernization campaign,” External link

thesunWednesday, January 12, 2022 11:08:00 AM CET

Joshua Pollack said: “This is a ballistic missile with a maneuvering re-entry vehicle,” External link

japantimesWednesday, January 12, 2022 2:04:00 AM CET

Jacob Stokes said: "The Biden administration, their policy is nominally trying to strike a balance between those two poles," "The Biden administration is clearly ready to sit down with North Korean officials, whether that's actually in person or virtually, but North Korea has been reluctant to come to the table" External link

thehillFriday, January 14, 2022 12:26:00 PM CET

Tony Blinken stated: “I feel a few of that is North Korea making an attempt to get consideration. It’s achieved that previously. It’ll in all probability proceed to do this,” “However we’re very targeted with allies and companions in ensuring that they and we’re correctly defended and that there are repercussions, penalties for these actions by North Korea” External link

digitpatroxSaturday, January 15, 2022 1:00:00 PM CET

Leon Panetta said: "It's very important that the administration not just assume (it) can take a status quo approach to North Korea," External link

northkoreatimesFriday, January 14, 2022 12:03:00 PM CET

Ankit Panda said: "If a conservative, and specifically Yoon Seok-youl... were to win, that would be a pretty significant development because it would actually change, I think, South Korean's orientation a bit," External link

thehillFriday, January 14, 2022 12:26:00 PM CET

Leif-Eric Easley said: "North Korea is trying to lay a trap for the Biden administration," "It has queued up missiles that it wants to test anyway and is responding to U.S. pressure with additional provocations in an effort to extort concessions" External link

airforcetimesFriday, January 14, 2022 12:28:00 PM CET

Leif-Eric Easley stated: “North Korea is making an attempt to put a entice for the Biden administration,” “It has queued up missiles that it desires to check anyway and is responding to U.S. stress with further provocations in an effort to extort concessions” External link

digitpatroxSaturday, January 15, 2022 1:00:00 PM CET

Brian Nelson said: “weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile programs,” External link

newsnow-co-ukThursday, January 13, 2022 1:17:00 AM CET

Jennifer Psaki said: “While we’ve assessed that this event did not pose an immediate threat to U.S. personnel or territory or to our allies, the launch highlights the destabilizing impact of the [Democratic People’s Republic of Korea]’s illicit weapons program,” External link

theepochtimesWednesday, January 12, 2022 9:23:00 AM CET

Wang Wenbin said: “The nature of the projectiles still needs to be further studied and judged,” External link

archydeWednesday, January 12, 2022 4:27:00 AM CET

Cameron Tracy said: "These sorts of offense-defence races have been taking place globally for many decades now, and what we consistently see is that offence has the advantage," External link

4-tradersFriday, January 14, 2022 8:39:00 AM CET

Tony Blinken said: “I think some of this is what North Korea is trying to get attention to. It was done in the past. It will probably continue,” External link

eminetraFriday, January 14, 2022 10:37:00 AM CET

Leif-Eric Easley said: "After a long absence from attending missile tests, Kim supervising a launch elevates its political significance," External link

globalsecurityWednesday, January 12, 2022 8:56:00 AM CET

Tony Blinken said: "We are very focused with allies and partners in making sure that they and we are properly defended and that there are repercussions, consequences for these actions by North Korea," External link

wftvFriday, January 14, 2022 8:05:00 AM CET

Wang Wenbin said: "China always holds that the Security Council should play a positive and constructive role and that any action should be conducive to facilitating the resumption of dialogue between the parties concerned and to maintaining peace and stability on the Peninsula," "At the same time, China calls on all sides to bear in mind the bigger picture, work in the same direction, focus on advancing the political settlement process, and do more things that can help stabilize the situation, accumulate mutual trust and revive dialogue" External link

newsweekTuesday, January 11, 2022 11:17:00 PM CET

Leon Panetta said: "The relationship has gotten a lot more tense between the United States and China, but I still think there's a possibility that China might be able to serve as perhaps a go-between here to try to see if we can be successful at opening up discussions," External link

northkoreatimesFriday, January 14, 2022 12:03:00 PM CET

James Doyle wrote: "Watching a riot on television is not a crime," "But the hours spent passively savoring that particular riot do provide compelling circumstantial evidence of Trump’s state of mind — of his goals and intentions — as he maneuvered throughout the period between Election Day and the riot to hold power ... From Trump’s inaction we can infer — the inference is inescapable — that he meant to see the certification of the electoral vote delayed and, if possible, prevented. After that, something might break his way. He might hold onto power" External link

newsnow-co-ukTuesday, January 11, 2022 4:28:00 PM CET

Chad O Carroll said: “While Kim probably unofficially attended other tests in the interim, this appearance and its Page One feature on Rodong Sinmun is important,” External link

globalnewsWednesday, January 12, 2022 8:14:00 AM CET

Joshua Pollack said: “In South Korea and Japan alike, leaders may feel some pressure to be seen as ‘doing something,’” “But there is really very little to be done. Acquiring new missiles won’t help. North Korea uses mobile missiles. You can only destroy what you can find. It’s an intelligence problem. Not a weapons problem” External link

japantimesWednesday, January 12, 2022 2:04:00 AM CET

Donald Trump said: “Great news, another one bites the dust,” External link

eagletribuneSaturday, January 15, 2022 2:49:00 AM CET

Duyeon Kim said: “It’s obvious from their foreign ministry statement and test launch combo that North Korea is angry and protesting US sanctions imposed after its recent tests,” External link

khaleejtimesFriday, January 14, 2022 12:23:00 PM CET

Ryan Williams told: “The reality is it would be another piece of paper in Mr. Loyd’s file,” External link

eagletribuneSaturday, January 15, 2022 2:49:00 AM CET

Linda Thomas Greenfield said: “These actions increase the risk of miscalculation and escalation and pose a significant threat to regional stability,” External link

sentinelsourceTuesday, January 11, 2022 6:49:00 PM CET

Kim Dong yup said: "Though we cannot rule out the possibility of other missiles, chances are high that the North has fired a hypersonic missile, given the assumed launch site and pattern," External link

koreatimesTuesday, January 11, 2022 9:15:00 AM CET

Jennifer Psaki replied: "I believe it was a 15 minute groundstop and they did it out of an abundance of caution" External link

newsnow-co-ukTuesday, January 11, 2022 10:32:00 PM CET

Linda Thomas Greenfield said: "This launch is the latest in a series of ballistic missile launches and shows the DPRK's determination to expand its unlawful weapons capabilities," "These actions increase the risk of miscalculation and escalation and pose a significant threat to regional stability" External link

newsnow-co-ukTuesday, January 11, 2022 4:09:00 AM CET

Linda Thomas Greenfield wrote: "On top of today's designations by @StateDept and @USTreasury, the U.S. is proposing @UN sanctions following North Korea's six ballistic missile launches since September 2021, each of which were in violation of UN Security Council resolutions," External link

koreatimesThursday, January 13, 2022 4:40:00 AM CET

Victoria Nuland added: "As you know, the United States has been saying since this administration came in that we are open to dialogue with North Korea, that we are open to talking about COVID and humanitarian support. And instead, they're firing off missiles," External link

northkoreatimesWednesday, January 12, 2022 6:28:00 PM CET

Paul Choi said: “I think Kim Jong Un is very smart to emphasize hypersonics, because it is within the zeitgeist today of what drives concerns about missile capabilities,” “It’s the perfect capability right now to inspire debate in South Korea, which we’ve seen it actually do” External link

stripesSaturday, January 15, 2022 1:13:00 PM CET

Andrei Lankov said: “They saw how you can fight with the Americans and beat them,” “It was about special forces and dreams about guerilla resistance in South Korea” External link

asiatimesTuesday, January 11, 2022 2:00:00 PM CET

Ankit Panda said: “My impression is that the North Koreans have identified hypersonic gliders as a potentially useful qualitative means to deal with missile defense,” External link

brinkwireFriday, January 14, 2022 2:11:00 AM CET

Fumio Kishida said: “It is extremely regrettable that North Korea continues to launch missiles,” External link

TheFrontierPost-enTuesday, January 11, 2022 1:45:00 PM CET

Chun In-bum added: “I think the priority is to have the ability to threaten the US, thereby gaining the upper hand to seek a better negotiating position,” External link

asiatimesTuesday, January 11, 2022 2:00:00 PM CET

Lim Eul-chul said: "Kim Jong Un's attendance at the missile test suggests that the level of completion of the hypersonic missile has reached a satisfactory level," External link

japantodayWednesday, January 12, 2022 1:46:00 AM CET

Tae Yong-ho wrote (about Moon Jae-in): "The North's consecutive missile provocations are attributable to the Moon administration, which has been tiptoeing around the provocations and responding negligently," External link

koreatimesWednesday, January 12, 2022 9:04:00 AM CET

Kim Dong yup said: "The North has described its Jan. 5 launch successful, and the South has downplayed the missile. Some may think the North is making an emotional reaction to Tuesday's launch, but the regime does not have enough resources to spare. Rather, it shows the North is following its own missile itinerary and sending a message that it will not be bothered by external factors," External link

koreatimesTuesday, January 11, 2022 9:15:00 AM CET

Kim Dong yup said: "A eye for eye, tooth for a tooth," "North Korea might be saying they'll go their own way without being intimidated" External link

thestandard-hkFriday, January 14, 2022 10:25:00 AM CET

Shin Beom-chul told: “Considering that political dialogue is restricted due to COVID-19 at the moment, it seems North Korea intends to strengthen its nuclear capabilities in the meantime,” External link

ABCnewsFriday, January 14, 2022 3:43:00 PM CET

Andrei Lankov said: “They published a program of what they are going to do – their nuclear program is remarkably open,” External link

asiatimesTuesday, January 11, 2022 2:00:00 PM CET

Ned Price said: "We continue to call on the DPRK to refrain from further provocations and, importantly, to engage in sustained and substantive dialogue," External link

independent-UKWednesday, January 12, 2022 1:38:00 AM CET

Soo Kim said: "Kim likely assesses that the demonstration of weapons capabilities helps him maintain the upper hand in any future dealings with the U.S. Plus, it perpetuates the regime's looming presence over its neighbor, South Korea," External link

globalsecurityWednesday, January 12, 2022 8:56:00 AM CET

Nobuo Kishi said: "If the trajectory was normal, the missile could have traveled less than 700 km, but its travel distance might actually have been longer," External link

JakartaPostWednesday, January 12, 2022 5:39:00 AM CET

Jacob Stokes said: "The desire to start a new diplomatic campaign to engage North Korea beyond what has already been on the table - that North Korea has not picked up - the appetite for that is pretty low," External link

thehillFriday, January 14, 2022 12:26:00 PM CET

Joshua Pollack said: “It’s a really tough technology to master, and the North Korean turn to calling a MaRV an HGV might indicate that they feel they overreached with their (missile launched in September), and it’s nowhere near ready for prime time,” External link

voacambodiaWednesday, January 12, 2022 2:10:00 PM CET

Tony Blinken said: "I think some of this is North Korea trying to get trying to get attention. It's done that in the past; it'll probably continue to do that," External link

spacewarThursday, January 13, 2022 6:45:00 PM CET

Ankit Panda said: "That hasn't really gone anywhere. The South Koreans have made a few statements that everybody's agreed in principle, but that's something we really knew for a while," External link

thehillFriday, January 14, 2022 12:26:00 PM CET

Leon Panetta said: "It's only a matter of time (until) they renew testing of an intercontinental missile and testing of their nuclear capabilities," "The path we're on right now, I don't think this is a good path" External link

northkoreatimesFriday, January 14, 2022 12:03:00 PM CET

Leon Panetta said: "President Trump was very naïve in the way he approached Kim Jong Un in thinking that somehow just through the strength of personality alone, they could arrive at a denuclearization agreement," External link

northkoreatimesFriday, January 14, 2022 12:03:00 PM CET

Ned Price said: "What we have seen in recent days ... only underscores our belief that if we are going to make progress, that we will need to engage in that dialogue," External link

globalsecurityFriday, January 14, 2022 7:22:00 AM CET

Hong Min said: "It seems to be a series of actions in the beginning of the process to make sure that it is a matter of sovereignty at the level of self-defense as the international community continues to raise issues," External link

globalsecurityWednesday, January 12, 2022 8:56:00 AM CET

Stephane Dujarric said: "Diplomatic engagement is the only way to reach a sustainable peace and a complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula," External link

4-tradersTuesday, January 11, 2022 7:36:00 PM CET

Song Zhongping noted: "Under US double standards, an arms race has already started," External link

globalsecurityFriday, January 14, 2022 12:39:00 AM CET

Joshua Pollack said: "The problem with the term 'hypersonic' is that all ballistic missiles of more than a relatively short range meet the usual definition. So, strictly speaking, both North and South Korea have had hypersonic missiles for years, even for decades," External link

globalsecurityWednesday, January 12, 2022 8:56:00 AM CET

Tony Blinken said: "The procurement and supply relationship between O Yong Ho, Roman Anatolyevich Alar, and Parsek LLC is a key source of missile-applicable goods and technology for the DPRK's missile program," External link

gazetteThursday, January 13, 2022 3:17:00 AM CET

Ned Price said: "I would strenuously object to the idea that these sanctions indicate anything other than a genuine effort to constrain North Korea's - in this case, their ballistic missile programs," External link

europesunThursday, January 13, 2022 11:29:00 AM CET

Ankit Panda said: “While it might be defensible to describe this weapon as hypersonic, it’s more accurately described as a manoeuvering reentry vehicle,” External link

digitaljournalWednesday, January 12, 2022 5:25:00 AM CET

Yang Moo Jin said: "This situation is worrisome. North Korea launched this test right after releasing a statement saying they are not going to give up their 'right to self-defence,'" "With the test, they showed that they really meant what they said in the statement. The message is very clear. North Korea is not going to give up anything when it comes to its weaponry despite the newly imposed sanctions" External link

mizzimaSaturday, January 15, 2022 5:18:00 AM CET

Victor Cha said (about Joe Biden): "I think the Biden administration has clearly messaged publicly and privately an interest in re-engaging," External link

koreatimesFriday, January 14, 2022 1:59:00 AM CET

Duyeon Kim said: “North Korea seems to believe that hypersonic weapons are game changers and provide entrance into the nuclear club when the U.S., Russia, and China have been racing to build them,” External link

aawsatWednesday, January 12, 2022 9:23:00 AM CET

Victoria Nuland said: "Obviously (it) takes us in the wrong direction," External link

northkoreatimesWednesday, January 12, 2022 6:28:00 PM CET

Melissa Hanham said: "In a worst-case scenario, North Korea could launch the missile in a ballistic curve which makes it appear to be a test into the sea, but then have it manoeuvre below or around radar systems and even turn a corner to strike a target in South Korea or Japan with a nuclear weapon," External link

4-tradersFriday, January 14, 2022 8:39:00 AM CET

Leif-Eric Easley said: “North Korea is trying to set a trap for the Biden administration,” “We’re queuing the missiles we want to test anyway, and we’re responding to US pressure with additional provocations to force concessions” External link

eminetraFriday, January 14, 2022 10:37:00 AM CET

Ankit Panda said: "This would obviate the need for in-field fuelling, which could increase the responsiveness of North Korean liquid propellant missiles," External link

keloTuesday, January 11, 2022 7:54:00 AM CET

Sue Mi Terry said: "Preemptively giving North Korea concessions doesn't make any sense (such as the peace declaration that the Moon administration has pushed for or unilateral sanctions relief) for the Biden administration," External link

koreatimesFriday, January 14, 2022 1:59:00 AM CET

Kim Jong un told (about Kim Jong un): "We should expect Pyongyang to protest through a show of force, which serves a dual purpose of perfecting its nuclear weapons technology through tests to achieve Kim Jong-un's goals he set out last year," External link

newsnow-co-ukSaturday, January 15, 2022 2:00:00 AM CET

Stephane Dujarric said: "The Secretary-General is very concerned about this latest development and reiterates his call on the leadership in the DPRK to comply fully with its international obligations," External link

tvnzTuesday, January 11, 2022 8:23:00 PM CET

Eric Brewer said: "It seems they are framing this in strictly counterproliferation terms and avoiding some of the language that would suggest a larger pressure-centric effort is in the offing," External link

europesunThursday, January 13, 2022 11:29:00 AM CET

Tony Blinken said: "Some months ago, we made clear that we were prepared to engage the North Koreans, to sit down with no preconditions, to see if we could find a way forward with them at the table toward the total denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula," External link

latestlyThursday, January 13, 2022 6:51:00 PM CET

Ankit Panda said: “so presumably, some of the data they’ve gained over the course of these recent tests will allow them to generally improve the reliability of their ICBMs,” External link

stripesSaturday, January 15, 2022 1:13:00 PM CET

Tony Blinken said: “These designations convey our serious and ongoing concern about the DPRK’s continued proliferation activities and those who support it,” External link

HindustanTimesFriday, January 14, 2022 3:24:00 AM CET

Yang Moo Jin said: "This situation is worrisome. North Korea launched this test right after releasing a statement saying they are not going to give up their 'right to self-defence,'" External link

trtworldFriday, January 14, 2022 11:13:00 AM CET

Mona Juul told: "We will see whether there will be a new request or whether we will request a meeting on this issue," External link

cambodiantimesTuesday, January 11, 2022 8:21:00 PM CET

Chun In-bum asked: “This [missile] makes it difficult not only for South Korea to defend against, but what is the only option when an opponent has this?” “Develop your own and strike first are the only military options” External link

asiatimesTuesday, January 11, 2022 2:00:00 PM CET

John Kirby said: “We’ve called it a ballistic missile, and we’re still assessing the details of it,” External link

voacambodiaWednesday, January 12, 2022 2:10:00 PM CET

Mona Juul said: "It is really extremely concerning that the DPRK [North Korea] continues with missile launches." External link

cambodiantimesTuesday, January 11, 2022 8:21:00 PM CET

Lim Eul-chul said: "North Korea is moderating its behavior since keeping the trust and alliance of China is important to them. North Korea will not push tensions with the United States beyond a certain level before the Olympics," External link

northkoreatimesSaturday, January 15, 2022 1:32:00 PM CET

Ned Price said: "We continue to enact measures that put constraints on these WMD and ballistic missile programs, that hold proliferators and other bad actors accountable for their activity," External link

europesunThursday, January 13, 2022 11:29:00 AM CET

Ned Price said: "Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Republic of Korea (ROK) Foreign Minister Chung Eui-Yong," External link

almayadeen-enSaturday, January 15, 2022 8:28:00 AM CET

Markus Schiller said: "If you are sitting in the woods on a Korean winter night... waiting for launch command, the NTO will freeze in your pipes, and start freezing in your tanks. Your missile will blow up at launch," "Also, you don't want to risk launching a missile on hot summer days, with the oxidiser boiling in the tank" External link

keloTuesday, January 11, 2022 7:54:00 AM CET

Ankit Panda said: “Kim’s working his way down his 8th Party Congress wish list and is once again personally guiding tests,” External link

urdupointWednesday, January 12, 2022 12:26:00 PM CET

Mona Juul stated: "We [Norway] have from our side expressed really grave concern about the situation... And the fact that [there have been] so many civilian casualties is really very tragic," External link

cambodiantimesTuesday, January 11, 2022 8:21:00 PM CET

Lim Eul-chul said: “The presence of Kim Jong Un on trial suggests that the hypersonic missile has reached a satisfactory level of completion,” External link

d1softballnewsWednesday, January 12, 2022 9:37:00 PM CET

Tony Blinken said: “Unfortunately, not only has there been no response to those overtures, but the response we’ve seen… has been renewed missile tests, something that is profoundly destabilizing, it’s dangerous and it contravenes a whole host of U.N. Security Council resolutions,” “I think some of this is North Korea trying to get attention,” External link

news-yahooThursday, January 13, 2022 4:33:00 PM CET

Stephane Dujarric said: “We’ve obviously seen this launch. We’re very concerned, the Secretary-General is very concerned about this latest development and reiterates his call on the leadership in the DPRK (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) to comply fully with its international obligations under all relevant Security Council resolutions and will resume talks with the other parties concerned about the situation on the Korean Peninsula,” External link

theepochtimesWednesday, January 12, 2022 5:39:00 PM CET

Andrei Lankov said: “Until recently I kept saying that North Korean nukes were largely for self-defense,” “But now, they are gradually developing offensive capabilities: What began as a self-defense project is graduating to a project that can be used for an offensive operation” External link

asiatimesTuesday, January 11, 2022 2:00:00 PM CET

Tony Blinken said: "waited to see if they are prepared to engage," External link

newsnow-co-ukFriday, January 14, 2022 7:14:00 AM CET

Leif-Eric Easley said: “Even with North Korea’s pandemic border lockdowns restricting trade and diplomacy, Pyongyang is determined to run an arms race against Seoul and deny Washington the luxury of focusing on Russia and China,” External link

nbc12Wednesday, January 12, 2022 12:26:00 AM CET

Kim Dong yup said: "Tuesday's launch shows that the North has no intention of engaging the South," "It is Pyongyang's clear message that it will stick to its own direction regardless of the end-of-war declaration and other developments in inter-Korean relations" External link

koreatimesTuesday, January 11, 2022 9:15:00 AM CET

Fumio Kishida confirmed: “an object that could be a ballistic missile” External link

california18Tuesday, January 11, 2022 7:05:00 AM CET

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