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North Korea Nuclear EMP Attack: An Existential Threat

North Korea Nuclear EMP Attack: An Existential Threat 38 North by DR. WILLIAM R. GRAHAM  //  September 18, 2017  http://www.38north.org/2017/06/wgraham060217/ Following North Korea’s apparent test of an H-Bomb that they describe as capable of a “super-powerful EMP attack” on September 2, many journalists ignorant of EMP have interviewed “instant experts” also ignorant of EMP, in a […]

Op-Ed: How To Neutralize North Korea’s Nuclear Threat Without Starting A World War

Op-Ed: How to neutralize North Korea’s nuclear threat without starting a world war ABCNews.com · by ABC News · September 18, 2017 In the past two months, the calculus of the threat from North Korea has fundamentally changed. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has demonstrated a missile that could range most of America, has detonated a thermonuclear bomb at […]

To Shoot Down Or Not Shoot Down A North Korean Missile

Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell’s comments on the article are highlighted in blue below; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP David Maxwell Comments:  We should shoot down the missile when it is on azimuth to hit a US or allied target. There is no iron dome that can shoot down […]

Catastrophe On The Yalu: America’s Intelligence Failure In Korea

Catastrophe on the Yalu: America’s intelligence failure in Korea By Bruce Riedel, www.brookings.edu View Original September 13th, 2017 The American intelligence community’s experience with the People’s Republic of China and North Korea began with a disaster, a catastrophic intelligence failure in 1950 that cost the lives of thousands of Americans. Worse, it was a self-imposed disaster—the result […]

U.S. Options For Basing Forces To Deter North Korea

Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell provided some comments highlighted in blue below about this article.  Col. Maxwell’s contact info is at the bottom of this email.  RCP David Maxwell Comments:  Option two is quite the recommended gamble that throws the ROK under the bus and fully supports the north Korean strategy (a main pillar of which […]

Chuck Hagel: Lessons In Ken Burns’ Vietnam War Documentary Apply Today

Chuck Hagel: Lessons in Ken Burns’ Vietnam War documentary apply today Omaha.com · by Joseph Morton / World-Herald Bureau WASHINGTON — Americans can find lessons that apply today in filmmaker Ken Burns’ new project “The Vietnam War,” former Defense Secretary and Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel said after seeing much of it. “We’re at a point in our […]

Be Skeptical Of Ken Burn’s Documentary: The Vietnam War

HENRY MARK HOLZER LEGAL AND POLITICAL COMMENTARY www.henrymarkholzer.blogspot.com Re: Ken Burns’s forthcoming documentary, The Vietnam War Be skeptical of Ken Burns’ documentary: The Vietnam War by Terry Garlock Some months ago I and a dozen other local veterans attended a screening at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta – preview of a new documentary on […]

China Forges Route To South Asia (Economic & Military): Tibet Highway Links China With Nepal

Note the persistent references to the highway being useful for military purposes.  RCP http://en.people.cn/n3/2017/0918/c90000-9270117.html Highway in Tibet opens South Asia to China (Global Times)    08:34, September 18, 2017 Road links China with Nepal, boosts economy economy (File photo by Sina.com.cn) The Tibet highway between Xigaze airport and Xigaze city center officially opened to the public on […]

North Korea Secretly Building Nuclear Submarine:

It’s not just a job, it’s an adventure…………… http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/sep/17/report-north-korea-secretly-building-nuclear-subma/?utm_source=onesignal&utm_campaign=pushnotify&utm_medium=push North Korea secretly building nuclear submarine: report Photo by: Jon Chol Jin People watch a launching of a Hwasong-12 strategic ballistic rocket aired on a public TV screen at the Pyongyang Train Station in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. North Korean leader Kim Jong […]

Kuwait Decides To Reduce North Korea Diplomatic Staff, Stops Issuing Visas For North Koreans

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:  Excellent (though the 6000 laborers still need to go).  We need to continue this diplomatic initiative to support the strategic strangulation campaign.  We should keep in mind that this is also […]