Category Weapons Of Mass Destruction

Sounding The Warning: DoD Report Examines The Growing Security Challenge From China

Sounding The Warning: DoD Report Examines The Growing Security Challenge From China heritage.org · by Dean Cheng Report Defense June 21, 2017 4 min read Download Report Dean Cheng Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center Dean brings knowledge of China’s military and space capabilities as a research fellow on Chinese political and security affairs. Summary The annual Department of Defense […]

HASC Subcommittee On Strategic Forces FY18 NDAA Mark Release

For Immediate Release: June 20, 2017 Contact: HASC Communications (202) 225-2539   MARK RELEASE: SUBCOMMITTEE ON STRATEGIC FORCES   WASHINGTON – Led by Chairman Mike Rogers (R-AL) and Ranking Member Jim Cooper (D-TN), the Committee on Armed Services Subcommittee for Strategic Forces today released its proposals for the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act […]

North Korea: Stark Limits To U.S.-Chinese Cooperation

North Korea: Stark Limits To U.S.-Chinese Cooperation thecipherbrief.com · June 20, 2017 June 20, 2017 | Thomas Cynkin Thomas Cynkin Vice President, Daniel Morgan Academy Upon coming into office, the Trump Administration quickly came to the correct conclusion that the Obama Administration’s policy of “strategic patience” toward North Korea was really “strategic neglect.” Secretary of State Tillerson in […]

A North Korean Mystery: Where Did Its Rockets And Missiles Come From?

Excerpt: North Korea has shown itself to be a canny state that can get what it wants, whether by pressing its citizens to the maximum or by utilizing a carefully cultivated network of overseas contacts to surreptitiously import banned weapons—all with the goal, of course, of ensuring the regime’s survival. The presence of advanced weapons […]

South Korea May Consult With U.S. About Scaling Back Joint Exercises If North Korea Suspends Nuclear Activities: Adviser

David Maxwell’s comments are highlighted in blue below; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com   David Maxwell:  When talking about scaling back or canceling ROK/US Alliance exercises we should consider why we have exercises in the first place.  The obvious reason is that training and readiness are perishable […]

U.S. May Be Defenseless Against New Hypersonic Missiles

Our ability, or  inability to defend against this kind of threat right now; or, the short-term — if the story is accurate — just imagine the compressed decision-making loop on how to retaliate and/or, respond if there is a first-strike use.  We could well reach a point sooner than we think and prefer, where our […]

ISIS Drone Program Becoming Increasingly Dangerous For U.S. Special Forces In Raqqa, Syria; Armed, Flying Drones Are The New Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) — And, We Can Expect This Threat To Grow In Scale, Complexity, Sophistication, & Lethality

ISIS Drone Program Becoming Increasingly Dangerous For U.S. Special Forces In Raqqa, Syria; Armed, Flying Drones Are The New Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) — And, We Can Expect This Threat To Grow In Scale, Complexity, Sophistication, & Lethality http://www.fortunascorner.com      The website ValueBit News, has a June 15, 2017 article by the title above […]

Colin Gray On Strategic Nuclear Weapons Modernization

Good; however, Russia will use their “small” nukes. And, however ugly that proposition, we need to deal with the reality of it. On Jun 12, 2017, at 12:08 PM, Mark Schneider <drmarkschneider1@gmail.com> wrote: Information Series Issue No. 420                                                                                                                                                        June 12, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Nuclear Security […]

The Trump Budget Still Shortchanges The Military: By HASC Chairman, (Rep./Texas) Mac Thornberry

     Now we can more fully understand why the FY18 NDAA signed out by Rep. Thornberry over the weekend was annotated to reflect the NDAA was being published/released “By Request,” which meant that it did not yet have the backing of the Chairman of the HASC.  The below makes clear where the HASC Chair […]

‘A Threat That Must Be Eliminated,’ Putin’s Chilling Message To Sweden Over NATO Membership

‘A threat that must be eliminated’ Putin’s chilling message to Sweden over NATO membership VLADIMIR Putin has issued a chilling warning to Sweden over the possibility of it joining NATO, saying such a move would represent a “threat” to Russia which would have to be “eliminated”. By Nick Gutteridge, Brussels Correspondent PUBLISHED: 11:30, Mon, Jun […]