North Korea announced on Tuesday this week that it had conducted a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile test. According to CNN, the country claims that the missile can reach anywhere in the world. The missile was also the country's highest altitude missile and is capable of reaching the U.S. mainland, according to Korean Central Television.

Here is a series of conspiracies that might predict high chances of North Korea being invaded by the U.S.

Trump moves aircraft carriers to the Korean peninsula

On April 9, the U.S. rerouted warship Carl Vinson towards the Korean peninsula; this came a few days after the DPRK continued to engage the U.S. in a series of missile test provocations. A second carrier ship, USS Ronald Regan, was also sent to the Korean Peninsula on May 20. Before the two carriers were sent to that region, the U.S. and South Korea conducted military training drills both on the ground and in the air.

Missile defense systems installed

The DPRK began to be angered with the joint military training between the U.S. and South Korea and the presence of warship carriers. The country vowed to attack the U.S. if its sovereignty is invaded and, at one time, came up with a propaganda video that showed U.S.

cities being destroyed.

On March 15, the Washington post reported that the U.S. had beefed up its west coast missile defense system because of North Korean's threats. The system successfully shot down an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile. South Korea, on the other hand, began to install the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in May as a result of the threats.

Meets with President of China and South Korea

The third conspiracy is Donald trump's meeting with the Chinese president and recently, the South Korean president. The North Korean issue was discussed during the two meetings among other matters. Trump, at one time, vowed that he would solve the problem if the Chinese are unwilling to help.

Keeps complaining about North Korea

Trump has always complained about North Korea when he was campaigning. He has always emphasized that China can deal with the problem alone. Trump also offered favorable trade deals to China if it dealt with the problem. On March 17, he posted on Twitter about North Koreas bad behavior. On April 28, he stated that "Major conflict with North Korea could be possible." Cat and mouse games between the two countries might be about to end as Trump's patience seems to be running out.