The Hwasong-15 missile tested earlier this week is larger than the Hwasong-14 and can travel much further. What’s more, the North Koreans are likely to test it again very soon.
The idea of a 'quad' between India, the US, Japan, and Australia is gaining traction once again. But there are obstacles ahead.
The statements from Ghani and Tillerson may add to public pressure on the Pakistani state, but they’re unlikely to change its behaviour or its strategic calculations.
The US secretary of state is likely to have a difficult conversation with Pakistan and will need to smooth over difference with India.
The country’s foreign minister appears to be challenging the US to find evidence the Haqqanis are based in Pakistan.
In a little victory for India, the US defense secretary tells lawmakers he's got misgivings about China's Belt and Road Initiative.