This means war.
North Korea's ballistic missile test on Tuesday will lead to armed conflict, and it will be Kim Jong Un's fault for pushing the United States to the breaking point, Sen. Lindsey Graham said hours after the test.  "If we have to go to war to stop this, we will do it," Graham told CNN Sit Room. "If there is a war with North Korea it will be because North Korea took care of it and we will go to a war if things do not change."
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Secretary General of Defense James Mattis told reporters that the last missile from North Korea "was higher than any previous shot, it's a research and development effort on their part to continue building ballistic missiles that could threaten basically around the world. "
President Donald Trump also reacted to the launch, telling reporters in Washington, "We'll take care of that, it's a situation we'll handle."
Trump has previously responded to threats from North Korea by saying that the rogue state will face "fire and fury" and that the United States would "totally destroy" Kim's regime.
The missile flew eastward for almost an hour before landing near Honshu, the largest sland after traveling for 50 minutes and approximately 620 miles.
"The initial badessment indicates that this missile was an intercontinental ballistic missile," Pentagon spokesman Col. Robert Manning told Newsweek in a statement.
It is reported that it is the most powerful ICBM North Korea has ever been launched. According to reports Newsweek "it reached a height of approximately 2,800 miles above the Earth (more than 10 times higher than the International Space Station)."
If the suborbital route was straightened, the missile could reach Washington, DC, badysts said.
The United States is not at war with North Korea, but polls show that a large portion of voters, including most Republicans, support a preemptive strike by President Trump.