Category North Korea

What Would Happen If Trump Went To War With North Korea?

The comments below in blue are by Col. (Ret.) Dave Maxwell. Dave Maxwell:  Ms. Darden misquoted me in her final paragraph.  I specifically said “Korean people living in the north” and not “north Korean people.” Please consider the difference. What Would Happen If Trump Went To War With North Korea? By Lizzie Dearden, www.independent.co.uk View Original April […]

North Korean Submarine Missile Program Advances Rapid Development Of KN-11 Missile, Submarines, UN Says

http://freebeacon.com/national-security/north-korean-submarine-missile-program-advances/?utm_source=Freedom+Mail&utm_campaign=29349b6819-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_04_21&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b5e6e0e9ea-29349b6819-45642713 North Korean Submarine Missile Program Advances Rapid development of KN-11 missile, submarines, UN says KN-11 launcher BY: Bill Gertz April 20, 2017 5:00 am North Korea is making rapid progress on developing submarine-launched ballistic missiles and missile-firing submarines, according to a report by a United Nations panel of experts. “Rapid technological developments have taken place […]

This Is China’s Biggest Problem With North Korea

  Excerpt: The clock is ticking. And China’s preference for awaiting developments, in the hope that the status quo that has lasted decades will hold, will be sorely tested. If Trump’s escalation backs down, then the Chinese may be able to muddle through the current situation. And many Americans may be unaware that we have […]

North Korea Detains U.S. Citizen; At Least 3rd American Being Held

North Korea and ‘Dr. Evil’ should not be able to get away with this.  RCP, fortunascorner.com N.Korea Detains U.S. Citizen; At Least 3rd American Being Held www.military.com View Original April 23rd, 2017 PYONGYANG — North Korea recently detained a U.S. citizen, officials said Sunday, in the latest case of an American being held in the […]

Why North Korea’s Special Operations Forces Should Not Be Underestimated

Why North Korea’s Special Operations Forces Should Not Be Underestimated By Brian Adam Jones, taskandpurpose.com View Original April 21st, 2017 As tensions escalate between the United States and North Korea, more than the Hermit Kingdom’s aspiring nuclear program, the more immediate threat may be the emphasis North Korea places on its special operations forces. North Korea invests […]

North Koreans Overcome Border Guards In Bold Escape To China

The comments highlighted in blue below are by Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this article.  RCP, fortunascorner Dave Maxwell:  This is the most significant use of force by Korean civilians in the north against security forces that I can recall.   Sure when faced with possible capture […]

Just In Case, Japanese Officials Weigh Evacuation Options For Nationals In South Korea

Just In Case, Japanese Officials Weigh Evacuation Options For Nationals In South Korea By The Japan News, www.stripes.com View Original April 21st, 2017 TOKYO — In response to mounting tensions between the United States and North Korea, the government is studying concrete plans for evacuating Japanese nationals from South Korea in the event of an emergency on […]

All Means Short Of War: Passive, Not Active, Regime Change In North Korea: By Max Boot

Dave Maxwell’s Comment:  Max is advocating a strategic strangulation campaign.  I would be happy to assist.   Excerpt: We should not panic, any more than we panicked when Russia and China acquired similar capabilities many decades ago. In those cases, we relied on deterrence to prevent an attack, while, in the case of the Soviet […]

Is The United States Really Blowing Up North Korea’s Missiles?

Only the ‘shadow knows.’ RCP   Is The United States Really Blowing Up North Korea’s Missiles? There’s just no evidence to support the fantasy that Kim Jong Un’s rockets are falling prey to a super-secret U.S. cyberprogram. By Jeffrey Lewis, foreignpolicy.com View Original April 19th, 2017 The Trump administration has completed a policy review of how to […]

Have North Korea’s Missile Tests Paid Off?

Have North Korea’s Missile Tests Paid Off? www.bbc.com View Original April 20th, 2017 Asia North Korea displayed a lot of missiles – including big ones – at a bombastic military parade over the weekend. But what do we really know about Pyongyang’s missile capabilities? Defence expert Melissa Hanham explains. Kim Jong-un put on quite a show to […]