Category Nuclear

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 […]

Does China Now Regret Having Defended, Nourished North Korea?

David Maxwell:  A thought experiment:  What would the status of Taiwan be right now if China had not intervened in the Korean War? Does China Now Regret Having Defended, Nourished North Korea? By Xuan Loc Doan, www.atimes.com View Original April 29th, 2017 In 2010, when the People’s Republic of China marked the 60thanniversary of its participation in […]

Cruise-Missile Carrying ‘Supershark’ Nuclear Sub To Join Russian Navy In 2018

Cruise-Missile Carrying ‘Supershark’ Nuclear Sub To Join Russian Navy In 2018 © AFP 2017/ FRED TANNEAU Russia 07:32 28.04.2017Get short URL 34380442 The Russian Navy will get in 2018 a modernized nuclear submarine that will meet standards of 4-generation nuclear subs in terms of combat capabilities. © Photo: Oleg Kuleshov Russian Subs to Become Indistinguishable […]

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. […]

Russian Nuclear Weapons Policy

Russian Nuclear Weapons Policy By Mark B. Schneider April 28, 2017 Wikimedia Commons Implications for U.S. Nuclear Deterrence and Missile Defense Unlike the U.S., nuclear forces are Russia’s highest military priority. In December 2016, President Putin declared Russia is “stronger than any potential aggressor,” has modernized almost 60% of its strategic forces and directed that […]

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 […]

Trump ‘Armada’ Sent To Deter Kim Can’t Shoot Down His Missiles

Trump ‘Armada’ Sent To Deter Kim Can’t Shoot Down His Missiles by Anthony Capaccio April 26, 2017, 12:00 AM EDT   April 26, 2017, 10:45 AM EDT Vinson strike group escorts aren’t equipped for interceptions Navy vessels homeported in Japan would be needed for that https://www.bloomberg.com/poli tics/articles/2017-04-26/trump -s-armada-sent-to-deter-kim- can-t-knock-down-his-missiles   How China and the U.S. […]

U.S. Missile Defense Allows Covert Nuclear Strike Against Russia – General Staff

U.S. Missile Defense Allows Covert Nuclear Strike Against Russia – General Staff © Photo: pixabay Military & Intelligence 17:38 26.04.2017(updated 18:37 26.04.2017) Get short URL 113271260 US missile defense creates an opportunity for a covert nuclear missile strike against Russia, first deputy chief of the General Staff’s Main Operational Department, Lt. Gen. Viktor Poznikhir said […]

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 […]