Category China

Kim Jong-un Refuses to Submit Nuke Inventory to U.S.

David Maxwell Comment:  “Did Kim really say this?  This is being reported by the Japanese press so it has to be taken with a grain of salt.” Kim Jong-un Refuses to Submit Nuke Inventory to U.S. Byenglish.chosun.comView Original North Korean leader Kim Jong-un refused to hand over an inventory of his nuclear facilities until a […]

“NEEDED–AN EMP MANHATTAN PROJECT”

“NEEDED–AN EMP MANHATTAN PROJECT” GRAHAM-PRY ARTICLE Inboxx Peter Pry via yahoo.com 9:59 AM (4 hours ago) to me THE HILL: Ignoring EMP threat is a death sentence for AmericansBY DR. WILLIAM R. GRAHAM AND DR. PETER VINCENT PRY, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 10/16/18 08:30 AM EDT 111THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL     © […]

Choosing The Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff

Choosing The Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff Lieutenant Commander Daniel R. Green, U.S. Navy Reserve, Ph.D.Bym.usni.org9 minsView Original The process of selecting, vetting, and nominating a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is often viewed as highly idiosyncratic—revolving around “politics” (however defined), rotation among the military services, or simply trying to choose […]

Watchdog Exposes Pentagon’s Cyber Struggles

Excerpts: Watchdog Exposes Pentagon’s Cyber Struggles The Hill · by Jacqueline Thomsen · October 14, 2018 Defense experts are seizing on a stunning federal report highlighting cyber vulnerabilities in U.S. weapons systems, calling it an embarrassing wake-up call for the Pentagon. A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released this week found that nearly all of the weapons systems it tested […]

How The U.S. Forced China To Quit Stealing — Using A Chinese Spy; But, Has China Already Placed Digital Landmines Inside U.S. Weaponry And Critical Infrastructure?

How The U.S. Forced China To Quit Stealing — Using A Chinese Spy; But, Has China Already Placed Digital Landmines Inside U.S. Weaponry And Critical Infrastructure? http://www.fortunascorner.com     The title above comes from Garrett Grafe’s October 11, 2018 article, posted to the cyber and technology website, WIRED.com. As has been well-documented and reported, Mr. Grafe writes that “China has become […]

John Kelly, Chinese Official Had ‘Physical Altercation’ Over Nuclear Football

http://tass.com/defense/1025828 John Kelly reportedly got into a ‘physical altercation’ with a Chinese official over the nuclear football and wanted an apology under the US flag John Haltiwanger 19h John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, reportedly got into a scuffle with a Chinese official in Beijing last fall. Andrew Harnik/AP John Kelly, the White […]

Is North Korea Denuclearizing? Here’s How We’ll Tell

David Maxwell Comment:  “Agree or disagree with the authors’ argument I think the exercise they propose provides a basis for how to test Kim Jong-un’s sincerity.  This can be very useful.”Excerpts: Is North Korea Denuclearizing? Here’s How We’ll Tell Kim Jong Un may not be giving up his arsenal now. But that doesn’t mean he […]

Global Internet Shutdown Likely Over Next 48 Hours: Report

Global Internet Shutdown Likely Over Next 48 Hours: Report By World, Ani, www.ndtv.comView OriginalOctober 11th, 2018 Internet users can face difficulties in accessing internet in the next 48 hours.Photo by: RepresentationalNew Delhi: Internet users across the globe may experience widespread network failures as the key domain servers are slated to undergo routine maintenance over the next 48 hours. […]

Will America Shape Its Grand Strategy Around China Or Russia?

Excerpts: Will America Shape Its Grand Strategy Around China or Russia?The debate doesn’t just have consequences for U.S. foreign policy—it will define the next decades of domestic affairs as well.BY REIHAN SALAMEXECUTIVE EDITOR OF NATIONAL REVIEW, THE ATLANTIC By Read, www.defenseone.comView Original AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko AA Font size + Print In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Chinese […]

U.S., IAEA Likely To Inspect North Korea Nuclear Test Site: Experts

David Maxwell Comment:  “This is potentially a significant development.  I know we all expect immediate denuclearization and I and others pan the idea of inspecting Punnggye-ri (as well as Sohae) as buying the dead horse.  As I have previously mentioned this could be a confidence building “baby step” that could lead to subsequent steps.  One […]