The latest rocket launch creates an illusion for the people of North Korea that they live, if not in paradise, then at least in a country that holds its own.
Why the big fuss over North Korea's satellite launch?
Understanding the politics of Iran's technological development should serve as a check on the unwarranted paranoia that Iran's scientific achievements have generated in the West.
Some cheer the "Responsibility to Protect" as a breakthrough in international relations, but the dangers of another western intervention in a Muslim Arab country show the near impossibility of peace keeping in times of war.
By shooting a crippled spy satellite, the U.S. moved closer to weaponizing space, which could prove cataclysmic.
Indias launch of a new spy satellite for Israel may change the geopolitical complexion of the Middle East.
Even though North Korea's long-range missile turned out to be a dud, Pyongyang has nevertheless achieved its aim by getting the world's attention.