North Korea Successfully Launches Controversial Military Spy Satellite Amid International Criticism

3 months ago
In a move that has drawn international condemnation, North Korea has announced the successful launch of its first military spy satellite.

According to a report by The Independent, North Korea’s successful launch of its first military spy satellite has been met with heavy criticism from the U.S. and the United Nations, who have labeled it as a “brazen violation of multiple UN Security Council resolutions.”

South Korea and Japan have confirmed the launch but were unable to immediately confirm its success. This event has raised speculation about North Korean leader Kim Jong-un‘s intentions to boost the military capabilities of his nuclear-armed nation.