Category DIA

Does Trump Need Permission From South Korea To Attack The North?

Does Trump Need Permission From South Korea To Attack The North? Washington Examiner · by Politics · August 20, 2017 President Trump can’t just start a second Korean War by himself — that is, unless he wants to abrogate a six-decades-old treaty, scholars and the president of South Korea say. The president’s vow to meet North Korea’s threats […]

On Korea, MacArthur Was Right

On Korea, MacArthur Was Right BY R. L. SCHREADLEY “Let civilian voices argue the merits or demerits of our processes of government: Whether our strength is being sapped by deficit financing indulged in too long, by Federal paternalism grown too mighty, by power groups grown too arrogant, by politics grown too corrupt, by crime grown […]

ISIS Uses Companies In Wales To Finance Terrorist Attacks Against The West

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/isis-uses-companies-in-wales-to-finance-terrorist-attacks-against-the-west-spq0r2x33?utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=newsletter_101&utm_medium=email&utm_content=101_August%2020,%202017&CMP=TNLEmail_118918_2179974_101 Isis uses companies in Wales to finance terrorist attacks against the West Dipesh Gadher August 20 2017, 12:01am, The Sunday Times Sujan operated out of an office on the Alexandra Gate business park in Tremorfa. He joined Isis in Syria three years ago Isis used a network of companies operating out of an office in […]

India, China: Game Is On

http://www.asianage.com/opinion/edit/200817/india-china-game-is-on.html Opinion, Edit India, China: Game Is On THE ASIAN AGE. Published : Aug 20, 2017, 12:24 am IST Updated : Aug 20, 2017, 12:25 am IST India and China cranked up diplomacy to convince the world of their respective positions on the Doklam “standoff”.  China signed an agreement with India in 1993 to maintain peace and tranquillity on the […]

Highest-Level North Korean Defector Ever Says Kim Will Be Overthrown In 10 Years

     Ten years is a long time; and, a lot can happen/change in that time period.  Wonder if the same was said of Kim Jong-Il, the current ruler’s father about this far into his reign at the time?  The Kim’s are the Don Corleone ‘family’ of North Korea and Un will be ruthlessly cruel […]

DoD Initiates Elevation Process For U.S. Cyber Command To A Unified Command

DoD Initiates Elevation Process for U.S. Cyber Command to a Unified Combatant Command 08/18/2017 12:35 PM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-297-17 Aug. 18, 2017 DoD Initiates Elevation Process for U.S. Cyber Command to a Unified Combatant Command Today, at the direction of the President, the Department of Defense initiated the process to elevate U.S. Cyber […]

China And India Guard Against The Preposterous

Aug. 18, 2017 Nations do not take their national security lightly merely because the threat is far-fetched. By George Friedman China and India have been locked in a military standoff in a remote section of the Himalayas for a couple of months. At first it appeared to be the latest of the minor clashes that have […]

Satellite Imagery Reveals Iran Is Building A Missile Factory In Syria — Has North Korea Helped?  And, Would Russia And/Or Iran Place Their Own Personnel Inside This Facility In Hope Of Complicating Any Israeli Decision To Strike It?

Satellite Imagery Reveals Iran Is Building A Missile Factory In Syria — Has North Korea Helped?  And, Would Russia And/Or Iran Place Their Own Personnel Inside This Facility In Hope Of Complicating Any Israeli Decision To Strike It?   http://www.fortunascorner.com        British and Israeli media outlets this week have been reporting that Iran […]

Will U.S. Cyberwarriors Be Ready For The Next Big Hack?

Excerpts: People skills in cybersecurity also are needed at the policy level, said Debora Plunkett, former director of information assurance at the National Security Agency. “Cyber is a lot of technical work, but also a lot of policy.”   “We need lots of technical people,” Plunkett said at a New America conference in Washington. “We also […]

What Game Theory Tells Us About Nuclear War With North Korea

Conclusion: EW: How does game theory suggest the U.S. should act?   TR: There are situations where you apply game theory and it gives you crisp, clear prescriptions about what you should do. In principle you could use game theory to decide what is the best way of bluffing in a game like poker. But […]