Category Nuclear

North Korea Is Not An Intelligence Failure – Modern War Institute

Excerpts: Dr. Mark Lowenthal, a former assistant director of the Central Intelligence Agency, suggests that true intelligence failure is when the intelligence community does not adequately explain to the public its roles and limitations. So as members of the intelligence community, we thought it appropriate to consider the question of intelligence failure and the North […]

Russia By Cyber, North Korea By Nuke: A New Batch Of Grim Warnings From U.S. Intel

Russia by Cyber, North Korea by Nuke: A New Batch of Grim Warnings from US Intel thecipherbrief.com · by | The Cipher Brief Staff · February 14, 2018 Questioning on Russian election interference and how the Trump White House handles staff clearances dominated the worldwide threat hearing Tuesday, as the Senate intelligence committee grilled leaders of the FBI, […]

North Korean Defector Destroys Narrative On Kim Jong Un’s Sister After Media’s Stunning Coverage

​ North Korean Defector Destroys Narrative on Kim Jong Un’s Sister After Media’s Stunning Coverage By Latest, ijr.com View Original February 12th, 2018 The media has given Kim Jong Un’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, plenty of press coverage at the Olympics, even comparing her to Ivanka Trump. Headlines have been written, saying, “Kim Jong Un’s sister is stealing the […]

North Korea Vows To Step Up Nuclear Posture Against U.S.

http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2018/02/10/0401000000AEN20180210003200315.html N. Korea vows to step up nuclear posture against U.S. 2018/02/10 15:31 Article View Option SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Yonhap) — North Korea said Saturday that it will further reinforce its nuclear deterrence against the United States in response to Washington’s renewed nuclear commitment to its allies. Pyongyang’s Asia-Pacific Peace Committee, a state agency in […]

A ‘Bloody Nose’ Strike on North Korea Is Certainly Risky. Is It Crazy?

The comment in blue is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  “People will not like to read Steve’s conclusion but I am pretty sure that is the thinking of the Administration.  Read why here on my blog – see point […]

The Weirdest—And Possibly Best—Proposal To Resolve The North Korea Crisis

Excerpts: Lyle Goldstein’s idea—which he mentions briefly in his 2015 book, Meeting China Halfway, and has elaborated on since—is different. Instead of U.S. troops leaving the South, small numbers of Chinese and perhaps Russian troops would, with Pyongyang’s permission, deploy in the North.   There’s little chance these forces would embolden Kim Jong Un. To […]

‘Designed To Kill’: ‘Nightmare Weapon’s Terrifying Power; Russian Blueprints For An Unmanned Underwater Nuclear Drone

‘DESIGNED TO KILL’: Nightmare weapon’s terrifying power 16th Jan 2018 9:36 AM Russian blueprints for an unmanned underwater nuclear drone. Use this content by James Law THE Pentagon has confirmed that Russia has developed an unmanned underwater nuclear drone that has the potential to devastate US ports and harbours, according to a leaked government report. […]

Senior North Korean Apparatchik Purged In Power Struggle

The comment highlighted in blue below is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  “We should always keep in mind Mark Twain whenever we that a senior north Korean has been purged.   Note that the most powerful organization in north […]

Here’s What War With North Korea Would Look Like

There is a 6 minute video that accompanies this article at this link: https://www.vox.com/world/2018/2/7/16974772/north-korea-war-trump-kim-nuclear-weapon Here’s what war with North Korea would look like By Yochi Dreazen, www.vox.com View Original February 7th, 2018 Late last September, I moderated a discussion about North Korea with retired Navy Adm. James Stavridis, whose 37-year military career included a stint running NATO, and […]

Powerful Sister Likely To Relay Kim Jong-Un’s Views To Seoul

Powerful sister likely to relay Kim Jong-un’s views to Seoul http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2018/02/07/55/0401000000AEN20180207013500315F.html 2018/02/07 19:33 Article View Option PrintEnlargeReduce SNS Share FacebookTwittergoogle plusPinterestLinked inTumblrRedditFacebook MessengerMore SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Yonhap) — Kim Jong-un’s dear sister, Kim Yo-jong, is set to become the first member of North Korea’s ruling dynasty to set foot in the rival South this week. […]