The Buzz What Russia's Sputnik Launch Can Teach America about North Korea's Missiles Dave Majumdar August 12, 2017 TweetShareShare That was then, this is now. One can only hope that cooler heads will prevail. Dave Majumdar is the defense editor for The National Interest. You can follow him on Twitter: @Davemajumdar. Image: Reuters. Pages« first ‹ previous 1 2 TweetShareShare View the discussion thread.