Category North Korea

If Radiation Is Leaking From The Collapsed North Korean Mountain Site, it is Not Having A Detectable Effect On Aviation Over Neighboring Countries.

Of course, to make an informed judgment about the potential threat, if any, of radiation leakage/spillage in and around the mountain that collapsed as a result of Pyongyang’s 6th underground nuclear test — we would need to get scientists on the ground to test soil samples, etc.  Good luck with that.  RCP, www.fortunascorner.com   If […]

North Korea’s Elite Quitting Facebook, Concealing Internet Activity: Researcher

North Korea’s elite quitting Facebook, concealing internet activity: researcher By Dustin Volz, www.reuters.com View Original April 25th, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea’s ruling class has in recent months abandoned Western social media sites such as Facebook (FB.O), Instagram and Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O) and dramatically increased its use of tools that cloak internet activity, according to cyber […]

North Korea’s Secret Weapon: A Huge Electromagnetic Storm

North Korea’s Secret Weapon: A Huge Electromagnetic Storm By James Stavridis, www.bloomberg.com View Original April 25th, 2018 Something up his sleeve?Photo by: Source: AFP/Getty Images The diplomatic circuit is awash in optimism as the proposed summitbetween North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump draws near. Indeed, Trump is right to go to the table with […]

‘Operation GhostSecret’: North Korea Is Suspected in Intensifying Global Cyberattack

David Maxwell Comment:  “The new weapon of choice from north Korea?”   Excerpts: In early March, McAfee identified cyberattacks on Turkish financial institutions and government groups that deployed a “Bankshot” implant that embedded malicious files in Microsoft Word documents sent to victims via email attachment. Computers were infected if users downloaded the attachment.   But […]

North Korea’s Underground Nuclear Test Site Has Collapsed — Which May Be The Real Reason Kim Jong-Un Has Agreed To Freeze Missile Tests — Chinese Officials Say

North Korea’s Underground Nuclear Test Site Has Collapsed — Which May Be The Real Reason Kim Jong-Un Has Agreed To Freeze Missile Tests — Chinese Officials Say http://www.fortunascorner.com      Jullian Robinson posted an article this morning, April 25, 2018, on the website of the Daily Mail, with the title above. North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un only […]

POTUS Trump To Nominate ADM. Harry Harris As Ambassador To South Korea, Ahead Of Summit With North Korea

Trump plans to nominate Admiral Harry Harris as ambassador to South Korea ahead of North Korea summit: NBC News, citing sources Christine Wang | @christiiineeee Published 28 Mins Ago   Updated 4 Mins Ago https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/24/trump-plans-to-nominate-admiral-harry-harris-as-ambassador-to-south-korea-ahead-of-north-korea-summit-nbc-news-citing-sources.html CNBC.com Toru Hana | AFP | Getty Images Commander of the US Pacific Command, Admiral Harry Harris President Donald Trump plans to nominate Admiral […]

What Is Kim Jong Un Thinking?

Excerpts: Kim may also be signaling his opening position for the summit meetings. Pyongyang declared that “suspension of nuclear testing is an important process for global nuclear disarmament” (emphasis added). Over the years, North Korea’s negotiating position has evolved from pledging to never build nuclear weapons, to then promising to abandon them, to more recently […]

What Kim Jong-un Really Wants

What Kim Jong-un really wants washingtontimes.com · by Daniel Gallington Illustration on Kim Jong-un’s diplomatic wish list by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times more > ANALYSIS/OPINION: If one were to make a list of “what Kim really wants” in his discussions with the U.S., such would be quite straightforward, however — at least so far — they have […]

Why Kim Jong Un Came In From The Cold: 3 Theories

The comment below, before the body of the article is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, www.fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment: “The fourth “theory” should be that Kim Jong-un is executing its long term strategy and the recent tactical moves are designed to support it.  […]

What Does Kim Jong-un Want? U.S. Fears Answer Is ‘Give a Little, Gain a Lot’

The comment below is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page. David Maxwell Comment:  “This excerpt sums up the challenge with the north (timing, definition of dismantlement (denuclearization), inspections and verification) but also the potential friction within the ROK/US Alliance. As noted the ROK is banking […]