WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Monday appeared to play down North Korea's six short-range missile launches over the past three days, describing tensions on the Korean peninsula as relatively low. Full story
MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon voiced concern on Sunday over North Korea's launch of short-range missiles, urging Pyonyang to refrain from further launches and return to stalled nuclear talks with world powers. Full story
North Korea fired three short-range guided missiles into its eastern waters on Saturday, a South Korean official said. It routinely tests such missiles, but the latest launches came during a period of tentative diplomacy aimed at easing tensions. Full story
The New York Times reports that Russia has sent advanced cruise missiles to Syria, illustrating the depth of its support for Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Time magazine’s Michael Crowley discusses.
Rachel Maddow reports on a scandal surrounding the supervision of America's nuclear weaponry stored at Minot Air Force Base that has resulted in a slew of dismissals and further investigations into the "rot" within the ranks that has created this dangerous vulnerability.
Syrian activists say at least 42 soldiers are dead after two airstrikes from Israel. Israel is moving missile defense batteries to the north. NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin reports.
David Rodhe, a Foreign Affairs columnist at Reuters, speaks with MSNBC’s Craig Melvin about Israeli airstrikes in Syria and U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan.
President Obama’s caution with Syria reflects a dramatic shift in how Americans think about war from just ten years ago, when similar calls to intervene in Iraq produced an intractable and, ultimately, deeply unpopular conflict. Steve Kornacki’s panelists discuss.
A visitor poses for a photo next to a display of mock South Korean U.S.-made Hawk surface-to-air missiles and a mock North Korean Russian-made Scud-B ballistic missile (C, in gray), at the Korean War Memorial Museum in Seoul May 20, 2013. North Korea fired a short-range missile from its east coast o
A mock North Korean Russian-made Scud-B ballistic missile (rear, R) is displayed with mock South Korean U.S.-made Hawk surface-to-air missiles, at the Korean War Memorial Museum in Seoul May 20, 2013. North Korea fired a short-range missile from its east coast on Sunday, a day after launching three
A mock North Korean Russian-made Scud-B ballistic missile (R, in grey) and mock South Korean U.S.-made MIM-14 Nike Hercules missiles are displayed at the Korean War Memorial Museum in Seoul May 20, 2013. North Korea fired a short-range missile from its east coast on Sunday, a day after launching thr
Visitors look at a mock North Korean missile and mock South Korean missiles displayed at the War Museum in Seoul May 19, 2013. North Korea fired a short-range missile from its east coast on Sunday, a day after launching three of these missiles, a South Korean news agency said, ignoring calls for re