Inside the Ring: Missile Test Surge

A man watches a TV news program showing a file footage of North Korea's rocket launch at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul

U.S. intelligence agencies that monitor foreign missile tests have been working overtime in the past several weeks keeping tabs on test firings by China, Russia, Iran and North Korea.

Obama Admin Dodges Congressional Inquiry Into Illicit Iranian Missile Tests

John Kerry, Javad Zarif

The Obama administration is dodging a congressional inquiry into its refusal to designate recent Iranian ballistic missile tests as a violation of an international statute barring such tests, prompting frustration on Capitol Hill among lawmakers who accuse the administration of breaking past promises to enforce the missile ban, according to recent communications sent by the State Department and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.