North-Korea-nuclear-missile-endgame : Consider This from NPR North Korea says it has successfully tested its largest intercontinental ballistic missile. And experts say it could potentially deliver a nuclear warhead to targets in the continental United States.

But what is North Korea's ultimate goal? And how can the United States and its allies deter Pyongyang? Mary Louise Kelly discusses that with NPR correspondent Anthony Kuhn and Victor Cha of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

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Amid Missile Tests, What Is North Korea's Endgame?

Amid Missile Tests, What Is North Korea's Endgame?

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People sit near a television showing a news broadcast with a file photo of a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile on display during a military parade, in Seoul on November 18, 2022. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP) (Photo by ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP via Getty Images) ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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People sit near a television showing a news broadcast with a file photo of a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile on display during a military parade, in Seoul on November 18, 2022. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP) (Photo by ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP via Getty Images)

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North Korea says it has successfully tested its largest intercontinental ballistic missile. And experts say it could potentially deliver a nuclear warhead to targets in the continental United States.

But what is North Korea's ultimate goal? And how can the United States and its allies deter Pyongyang? Mary Louise Kelly discusses that with NPR correspondent Anthony Kuhn and Victor Cha of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Gabe O'Connor and Erika Ryan. It was edited by William Troop and Vincent Ni. Our executive producer is Sami Yenigun.