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All Of The Crazy Ways North Korea Could Strike Back If America Attacks

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell — and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP David Maxwell:  Yes, resistance to external intervention (and unification) will be a challenge and something that the ROK and ROK/US Alliance must be prepared for in addition to all the […]

New Leaders For U.S. Pacific Commands

David Maxwell:  History made at both SOCPAC and PACOM for special operations general officers. New Leaders For Pacific Commands Star-Advertiser · May 13, 2017 Hawaii News DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM Special Operations Command Pacific welcomed a new commander in a change-of-command ceremony outside Camp H.M. Smith on Friday, with Army Maj. Gen. Bryan P. Fenton relinquishing […]

Why North Korea Can Unite Russia And Japan

Why North Korea Can Unite Russia And Japan (Op-ed) The economy and concerns over North Korea will bring Russia and Japan closer May 11, 2017 — 19:00 — Update: May. 11 2017 — 18:15 By Dmitry Streltsov 146 shares facebook twitter e-mail Most Read Russia Why Does Russia Loathe Its ‘Old, Fat and Ugly’? Russia […]

The Return of Marco Polo’s World And The U.S. Military Response

Very looooong essay/article.  But, if you have the time and inclination, it is rich and interesting, with much to think about.  RCP Dave Maxwell:   Below is the text of Robert Kaplan’s long essay.  The original with graphics, photos, and citations can be read at this link:  http://stories.cnas.org/the-return-of-marco-polos-world-and-the-u-s-military-response. We should read, ponder, and discuss this […]

North Korea Has A Prison Full Of Western’Hostages, Including A Number Of Americans — Says Warns Former Captive And Canadian Security Consultant; – Canadians, Americans, & Europeans Are Among Hostages Being Held In The Hermit Kingdom

North Korea Has A Prison Full Of Western’Hostages, Including A Number Of Americans — Says Warns Former Captive And Canadian Security Consultant; – Canadians, Americans, & Europeans Are Among Hostages Being Held In The Hermit Kingdom     www.fortunasacorner.com        Julian Robinson writes on the Daily Mail Online’s May 12, 2017 website, that […]

Xi’s $500 Billion Push To Reshape The World In China’s Image

Xi’s $500 Billion Push To Reshape The World In China’s Image By Bloomberg News, www.stripes.com View Original May 12th, 2017 HONG KONG — China is one of the few countries in the world today with money to spend, and Xi Jinping is ready to write some checks. China’s president will host 28 world leaders in Beijing on […]

China Says It Tested New Missile In Northeastern Sea – Near Korean Peninsula

China Says It Tested New Missile In Northeastern Sea – Near Korean Peninsula By Agence France-Presse – May 10, 2017 1 0 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter China has recently tested a new type of guided missile in a northeastern sea near the Korean peninsula, the defense ministry said Tuesday, hours after South Korean […]

A Murderous History Of Korea

Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell’s comments are highlighted in blue below; and, his contact info is at the bottom of the page. David Maxwell:  Where to start with this.  Some of the best spin there is on north Korea can be found in Bruce Cumings’ writings. Yes this is part of the blame America campaign.  Yes we […]

U.S. Navy To Still Test Beijing’s Reef Claims In South China Sea

David Maxwell:  Is the hiatus a tradeoff for Chinese cooperation on north Korea?  Is Admiral Swift getting out ahead of the Administration here?   Trump called out China during his election campaign for its reclamation of rocks and reefs in the waterway, one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes that carries more than $5 trillion in […]

Should Trump Meet With Kim Jong Un?

Comments below in blue are by/from David Maxwell: David Maxwell:  “A reminder of the history of the Perry initiative and possibility of a Clinton visit and Albright’s actual visit.   Also a reminder of some the major agreements the Kim Family Regime has broken.   The conditions (that are surely unacceptable to the Kim Family […]