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North Korea Holds Rare Nighttime Military Parade, Shows off Possible New Monster Missile

Sung-Yoon Lee tells New York Daily News that North Korea's parade for the 75th anniversary of its Communist Party was "most unusual."

North Korea attempted to flex its military muscle on Saturday, rolling a launcher carrying what might be the country’s largest-ever intercontinental ballistic missile in a nighttime Pyongyang parade marking 75 years of power for the country’s ruling party.


“This was most unusual,” Sung-Yoon Lee, a Korea expert at Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, told the Daily News. “The amount of electricity they must have spent — in a country that lacks electricity even in the capital city — shows you they went all out.”

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