Category Weapons Of Mass Destruction

Thinking Through a North Korean “Downfall” – Modern War Institute

The comments below, highlighted in blue are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell. David Maxwell:  I would like policymakers and strategists to think about the answer to one question:  What if you learned today that Kim Jong-un was dead (by whatever method, from natural causes to assassination), what  immediate and subsequent actions would you take?  What […]

Is North Korea Working Toward A ‘Carrier-Killer’ Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile?

If they are, it may be a joint project with Tehran.  The Iranians may well be funding this research and development — if it is ongoing — and, Tehran may have even provided some of the R&D money to get this effort going.  RCP Is North Korea Working Toward A ‘Carrier-Killer’ Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile? Say […]

Could The U.S. Take Out North Korea’s Missiles Before Launch?

Could The U.S. Take Out North Korea’s Missiles Before Launch? By Joshua Berlinger, CNN Updated 6:26 AM ET, Tue April 18, 2017   US warships sent to Korea: What to know 01:23 Story highlights The US is trying to develop the ability to take out missiles before they’re fired It’s been touted as a cost-saving […]

Daniel Suarez Says In New Book That Gene Engineering, Not Artificial Intelligence Is The Next Big Threat: No One Is Prepared For An Era, When Editing DNA Is As Easy As Editing A Microsoft Word Document

Daniel Suarez Says In New Book That Gene Engineering, Not Artificial Intelligence Is The Next Big Threat:  No One Is Prepared For An Era, When Editing DNA Is As Easy As Editing A Microsoft Word Document    www.fortunascorner.com   “The successors to Silicon Valley will be in Singapore, Hong Kong, Mumbai — and, in places […]

DOD Announces Commencement Of The Nuclear Posture Review

DOD Announces Commencement of the Nuclear Posture Review 04/17/2017 12:19 PM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-138-17 April 17, 2017 DOD Announces Commencement of the Nuclear Posture Review Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White provided the following: In National Security Presidential Memorandum 1, dated Jan. 27, the president directed the secretary of defense to conduct a […]

Apocalypse Now? Not With This Foe’s Limited Nuclear Option

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/world/apocalypse-now-not-with-kims-limited-nuclear-option-slh3p87j2?CMP=TNLEmail_118918_1708608 Ready for unlimited access? Subscribe now for just £1 a week for 8 weeks. KOREAN MISSILE CRISIS | ANALYSIS april 16 2017, 12:01am, the sunday times Apocalypse Now? Not With This Foe’s Limited Nuclear Option niall ferguson Share Save Brinkmanship is back, and the world is back on the brink of war. In the 1950s […]

North Korea’s Unsuccessful Missile Launch ‘May Have Been Thwarted By U.S. Cyber Attack’

North Korea’s Unsuccessful Missile Launch ‘May Have Been Thwarted By U.S. Cyber Attack’   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Julian Ryall in Tokyo, Nicola Smith in Seoul, and David Milward in the United States, have an article in today’s, The Telegraph, (April 16, 2017), with the title above.  They write that the North Korean missile test […]

North Korea’s Latest Attempt To Test Fire Ballistic Missile Fails Miserably & Immediately

The question now is……what comes next?  RCP http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-39612095  North Korea Missile Launch Fails, Says South Korea ·         3 minutes ago North Korea has attempted to launch a missile on its east coast which is believed to have failed, South Korea’s military says. It comes a day after the state warned the US that it was […]

Pyongyang Displays Military Hardware, Including Apparently New Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

https://www.wsj.com/articles/ north-korea-parades- apparently-new-long-range- missile-1492237791 North Korea Parades New Long-Range ‘Frankenmissile’ Pyongyang Displays Military Hardware, Including Apparently New Intercontinental Ballistic Missile By Jonathan Cheng • Updated April 15, 2017 5:30 a.m. ET North Korea showed off what appeared to be a new intercontinental ballistic missile, seen here in an image taken from North Korean TV footage, […]

Former Defense Secretary William Perry On Why We Didn’t Go To War With North Korea

The comments below, highlighted in blue are by David Maxwell — and his contact info is at the bottom of the article.  RCP Unfortunately I believe that there is no solution to the “Korea Question” without some form of conflict.  It is only a matter of scale (and timing) which will be determined by Kim […]