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The Best Way To Get Regime Change In North Korea: Planning For ‘The Day After’…A Government In Exile…

… planning for “the day after”…  a government in exile …  Asia Times  http://www.atimes.com/best-way-get-regime-change-north-korea/ Kim Jong-un The Best Way To Get Regime Change In North Korea  By Stephen Bryen   May 20, 2017 12:05 AM (UTC+8) Recent American experience with regime change has been starkly unsuccessful. The Bush administration’s mismanagement, compounded by President Obama’s decision to […]

U.S. To Deploy 2nd Carrier Group Off Korean Peninsula

U.S. To Deploy 2nd Carrier Group Off Korean Peninsula By YOSHIHIRO MAKINO/ Correspondent May 19, 2017 at 15:50 JST http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201705190025.html? SEOUL–As part of efforts to guard against military provocations by North Korea, the United States will deploy a second aircraft carrier to waters off the Korean Peninsula. A source with the U.S. military based in […]

North Korean Movie Smuggler Tells All

The comment below highlighted in blue is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell. David Maxwell:  The information in this piece is dated but still illustrative and useful to understand what is happening inside north Korea.  This reinforces why we should be investing in and supporting information and influence campaigns by defectors as well as the ROK/US […]

U.S. Military Satellites In Crisis As Foreign Weapons Advance And Proliferate; We Must Practice Going To War Disconnected Or, In An Environment Where Our Networks Are Severely Degraded — Otherwise, We Are Inviting A Nasty Strategic Surprise

U.S. Military Satellites In Crisis As Foreign Weapons Advance And Proliferate; We Must Practice Going To War Disconnected Or, In An Environment Where Our Networks Are Severely Degraded — Otherwise, We Are Inviting A Nasty Strategic Surprise   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Bill Gertz had an article with the title above in the Wednesday, May […]

Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars?

Conference video at the link to the web page: http://www.c4isrnet.com/articles/is-the-us-military-too-antiquated-to-win-modern-wars? Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars? By Mark Pomerleau, www.c4isrnet.com View Original May 17th, 2017 Experts in technology and warfare gathered Wednesday to discuss the U.S. military’s efforts to innovate in response to rapidly changing threats and its place in modern warfare. Bernadette Johnson, […]

MacArthur’s Spies: The Heroes Of The Philippines

May 19, 2017 MacArthur’s Spies: The Heroes Of The Philippines By Elise Cooper http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2017/05/macarthurs_spies_the_heroes_of_the_philippines.html MacArthur’s Spies by Peter Eisner recounts how three individuals played a significant role in the resistance against the Japanese occupation in the Philippines during World War II.  The book shows how heroes come from many backgrounds: a singer, a soldier, and […]

CIA Director Met High-Level North Korean Defector

Thank goodness for ‘small’ favors.  Elections have consequences.  In this case good ones; and, ones long overdue.  Movement away from climate change and strategic patience is a most welcome change. RCP, fortunascorner.com Excerpt: The CIA director, according to the officials, is taking steps to strengthen the CIA’s espionage and covert action branch and increase its […]

New Ferry Links North Korea To Russia Despite U.S. Calls To Punish Pyongyang On Missile Program

http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/diplomacy/article/2094889/new-ferry-links-north-korea-russia-despite-us-calls-punish New Ferry Links North Korea To Russia Despite U.S. Calls To Punish Pyongyang On Missile Program PUBLISHED : Friday, 19 May, 2017, 6:19am UPDATED : Friday, 19 May, 2017, 6:19am Reuters A new ferry between isolated North Korea and Russia docked for the first time at the Pacific port of Vladivostok on Thursday, inspite […]

North Korea Showed Off A Lot Of Missiles. What Might Be Its Targets?

Comments below highlighted in black are by/from Col. (Ret.) Dave Maxwell. Dave Maxwell:  This is probably one of the best analyses of potential targeting by north Korea by a news organization.  There are very good graphics that unfortunately do not come through in an email message.  Please go to the link to view the entire article on […]

Thousands Of North Korean Propaganda Leaflets Found In Eastern City

David Maxwell’s comments are highlighted in blue below; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner \Note this: Along with the leaflets, CDs and USBs with content glorifying the North Korean regime were also found, according to police.   I wonder if the north is doing this because the defector organizations […]