Category Hybrid War

4 Potential Scenarios Should War Erupt Between North & South Korea; What If NK Aims It Missiles At Japan And/Or U.S. Naval Assets

Dave Maxwell wrote that the four scenarios outlined below are “​Some interesting scenarios.​”        To these I might add (1) What if Jong-Un is assassinated from within — by his own ‘palace guard?’  Do we have any idea what might transpire if that happened.  Would China consider orchestrating a coup and/or an assassination […]

Cellphone Purchases In North Korea Up Despite Prohibitive Costs

Useful to know for intelligence collection purchases; and, in a chaotic, devolution of civil domesticity when bullets are flying.  RCP, fortunascorner.com   Cellphone Purchases Up Despite Prohibitive Costs http://www.dailynk.com/english/read.php?num=14492&cataId=nk01502 Unification Media Group  |  2017-04-28 17:09 “As Heard in North Korea” articles contain radio programming content broadcast by Unification Media Group [UMG], an independent multimedia consortium targeting North […]

Russian Intelligence Chief Says Easing Of Info War With West Not In Sight, Battle For Minds To Intensify

Moscow is steeped in this kind of ‘warfare;’ while the West isn’t even on first base.  RCP, fortunascorner.com www.rt.com April 27 2017 Russian Intelligence Chief Says Easing Of Info War With West Not In Sight, Battle For Minds To Intensify ‎ Strengthening information security is as important as increasing military capabilities, Sergey Naryshkin, Russia’s foreign […]

Registering As A Syrian Refugee Makes Life Easier For Terrorists In Germany

http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/right-wing-german-soldier-disguised-as-a-refugee-a-1145267.html#ref=nl-international Refugee and Soldier The Double Life of a Right-Wing Terror Suspect A suspected right-wing extremist German army officer is thought to have been planning an attack. As part of his preparation, he registered as a refugee from Syria. Now, Franco A. has been arrested in a perplexing case full of riddles. By Jörg Diehl and Matthias Gebauer […]

The U.S. Navy Must Be Everywhere At Once

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-u-s-navy-must-be-everywhere-at-once-1493331502 The U.S. Navy Must Be Everywhere at Once A recent mishap with the USS Carl Vinson is a case study for rebuilding the fleet to about 350 ships. The USS Bataan fires a missile during exercises in the Atlantic Ocean, Jan. 11. PHOTO:AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES By  John Lehman April 27, 2017 6:18 p.m. ET The […]

Russia’s Brand-New S-500 Missile System To Have Unprecedented Damage Radius

Russia’s Brand-New S-500 Missile System To Have Unprecedented Damage Radius © Sputnik/ Sergey Malgavko Military & Intelligence 11:53 25.04.2017 (updated 12:07 25.04.2017) Get short URL 137194741 In an interview with Sputnik, Russian military expert Viktor Baranets specifically touted unprecedented the damage range of Russia’s next-generation S-500 Prometey missile system, which is currently undergoing state tests. […]

Joint Statement On North Korea By Sec. State Rex Tillerson SecDef James Mattis, Dir. Of National Intelligence Dan Coats

Joint Statement by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense James Mattis, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats 04/26/2017 03:34 PM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-144-17 April 26, 2017 Joint Statement by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense James Mattis, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats Past efforts have failed to halt […]

UN Report Reveals How North Korea Sources Missile Technology

Part of North Korea’s missile arsenal. Photo: AFP/North Korean Central News Agency arms tradeUN SanctionsAnalysis UN Report Reveals How North Korea Sources Missile Technology UN panel says member states aren’t doing enough to enforce sanctions on North Korea for its nuclear weapon program. By Bill Gertz April 21, 2017 1:24 PM (UTC+8) As the US […]

North Korea Stages Large-Scale Artillery Drill As U.S. Submarine Docks In South

North Korea Stages Large-Scale Artillery Drill As U.S. Submarine Docks In South By Ju-min Park | SEOUL North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military as a U.S. submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force amid growing concern over the North’s nuclear and missile […]

Thunder Run To Seoul: Assessing North Korea’s War Plan – Modern War Institute

The comments highlighted in blue are from/by Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell and his contact info is at the bottom of this article.  RCP, fortunascorner   From a military perspective it makes no sense for the nKPA to attack into Seoul with ground forces. The author is somewhat vague here but his comment about Seoul as […]