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This morning North Korea's failed rocket launching calls great concern at the White House -- -- and standing by in our Washington DC newsroom with the very latest good morning rich.
-- good morning Robert and defying international offices sheet US officials say North Korea launched a rocket last evening it failed.
Breaking apart less than two minutes after lift off officials say that rocket debris likely fell in the ocean.
The United States and others have been warning of tougher economic sanctions in the case of another launch in US officials.
Have reportedly withdrawn in recent offer of food aid.
North Korea's stated its rocket Tenser aimed at launching a satellite into orbit that's a claim officials believe to be cover for military program.
-- its previous launch attempts this one has ended in failure robbing a domestic propaganda victory for the North Korean government.
Which is also used -- nuclear test to boost its standing among the North Korean people.
And analysts say that's the next concern another nuclear test by a young dictator Kim Jong-un.
To boost his credibility among North Korea's military.
UN Security Council meets later today to discuss this Robert -- thanks so much for that update from washing.
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