Don't dismiss North Korea's failed satellite launch this week as an indication that the threat from Pyongyang is overblown, Hermit Kingdom watchers warn.
Even though North Korea's potentially hurried attempt to place the country's first spy satellite into orbit ended in failure, experts note that many of the military programs under leader Kim Jong Un have ultimately come to maturity only after a string of seemingly embarrassing setbacks.
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Marisa Herman ✉
Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.