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U.S. Commander Skeptical on North Korea’s Claim of New Missile

  • Army General Robert Abrams gives testimony to U.S. House
  • N. Korea described missile as ‘world’s most powerful weapon’
Robert Abrams 

Robert Abrams 

Photographer: AHN YOUNG-JOON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

The U.S. commander for Korea said there’s a “significant gap” between North Korea showing off a new submarine-launched intercontinental ballistic missile and having a viable nuclear weapon.

North Korea characterized the missile as “the world’s most powerful weapon” after giving it a public debut in a January parade.