Category Weapons Of Mass Destruction

Dir. National Intelligence: Iran Refining Nuke Delivery System In Flagrant Violation Of Ban

Dir. National Intelligence: Iran Refining Nuke Delivery System In Flagrant Violation Of Ban Increased ICBM work offers pathway to long-range nuclear weapon Share Tweet Email U.S. Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats / Getty Images BY: Adam Kredo Follow @Kredo0 May 12, 2017 2:45 pm Iran continues to make critical technological strides in its efforts to […]

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 […]

Pyongyang Will Talk With Washington Under Right Conditions: N.K. Diplomat

Comments below highlighted below in blue are by/from Col. (Ret.) Dave Maxwell.  His contact info is at the bottom of this article.  RCP David Maxwell:  Talks are coming.  I hope we have a strategy going into them.  Please, please answer these questions because denuclearization is not going to happen (while the Kim Family Regime is […]

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in Says He Will Fly To U.S. For North Korea Talks “Immediately”

Dave Maxwell’s comments are highlighted in blue below. David Maxwell:  How should we interpret this comment?  Does this mean we are going to see the mythical OPCON transfer issue revived? “Strong security stems from national defense,” he said. “We will strive to strengthen our self-reliant defense potential. I will lay the foundation for solving the […]

Today’s Defense Department Lacks Nuclear Weapons Expertise

INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY   Today’s Defense Department Lacks Nuclear Weapons Expertise  ROBERT R. MONROE  May 8, 2017  One of the precepts of leadership – in all walks of life – is that there’s nothing much worse than a person in charge who won’t take charge.   That’s where America has been for the past quarter-century as […]

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 […]

North Korea Now Has 4 U.S. Hostages: Latest American ‘Detained’ For ‘Hostile Acts’

Now ‘Dr. Evil’ has four American hostages.  How many is enough before we either mount a rescue, or take other measures?  He obviously has no intention of stopping.  Notice how North Korea never takes any Chinese hostages.  Below, highlighted in blue, are comments from/by Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell.  Dave’s contact info can be found at […]

U.S. House Of Representatives Seeking Integrated Intelligence On North Korea

The comments highlighted in blue are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell.  His contact info is at the very bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner David Maxwell:  An interesting proposal from Representative Murphy.  However, like everything else we seem myopically focused on WMD and the nuclear program.   And here is another 180 days suspense.  If […]

A North Korean Nuclear EMP Attack? … Unlikely : 38 North : Informed Analysis Of North Korea By Jack Liu, 38north.org

As David Maxwell wrote: “James Woolsey and Vincent Pry will disagree with the analysis by Jack Liu.”  And Dave lists some of Director Woolsey and Dr. Pry’s previous articles on this subject.  Dave’s contact info is at the very bottom of this article.   How North Korea could kill 90 percent of Americans http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/defense/326094-how-north-korea-could-kill-up-to-90-percent-of-americans-at-any James […]

New Developments In North Korea’s Ballistic Missile Infrastructure—What Does It Mean For The Future?

http://38north.org/2017/05/missile050217/ New Developments in North Korea’s Ballistic Missile Infrastructure—What Does it Mean for the Future?  |  | | By 38 North 02 May 2017 A 38 North exclusive with analysis by Joseph S. Bermudez Jr. The massive military parades in Pyongyang provide great opportunities to gain insight into North Korea’s ballistic missile aspirations, but they are […]