Category Nuclear

North Korea Can Keep Its Nukes—But Only Under This Condition

The comment just below; and, before the article is by/from Col. *Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, David Maxwell Comment:  Certainly some out of the box thinking here.  I am not quite ready to go as far as Grant; and say keep your nukes in return […]

What’s In The New NDAA

David Maxwell Wrote: “A fairly comprehensive treatment (of a document that I am sure could be a thousand pages).Korea highlights:” What’s in the New NDAA By Scott R. Anderson, www.lawfareblog.comView OriginalAugust 14th, 2018 President Donald Trump signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2019 into law on Monday afternoon, at an event at Fort […]

China Reveals Test Of New Hypersonic Missile

China Reveals Test of New Hypersonic Missile ‘Starry Sky-2’ wave rider designed to carry nuclear warheads through missile defenses ShareTweetEmail China’s President Xi Jinping / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz August 10, 2018 5:00 am China has conducted a flight test of a new hypersonic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead against advanced missile defenses, […]

Strike While The Iron Is Hot: Japan Times On North Korea

David Maxwell Comment:  “Note the author speculates that Kim Jong-un may come to the UN General Assembly meeting in September and further speculates that there could be another Kim-Trump summit.  However, he does not foresee a positive out for the US.”Excerpts: Strike while the iron is hot OriginalAugust 6th, 2018 Two months have passed […]

3 More Ships Suspected Of Carrying N.K. Coal Enter S. Korean Ports: Lawmaker

3 more ships suspected of carrying N.K. coal enter S. Korean ports: lawmaker · by 송상호 · August 5, 2018 SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Yonhap) — An opposition lawmaker claimed Sunday that three more foreign vessels suspected of carrying North Korean coal, a banned item under international sanctions, entered South Korean ports 52 times since August last year. […]

Ten Biggest National Security Threats Facing U.S.

Axios AM Axios · by Mike Allen For the past month, Axios has been interviewing people who have been trusted with the nation’s most sensitive secrets. The group includes seven former directors or deputy directors of the CIA, two former U.S. intelligence chiefs, a former Secretary of Homeland Security, two White House homeland security advisers, and a former Director […]

North Korean FM Slated To Visit Iran As U.S. Tensions Rise For Both Countries North Korea’s foreign minister is scheduled to visit Iran on August 7, as both countries deal with stepped up political and financial pressure from the United States over their nuclear programs. Ri Yong Ho is set to make the trip following his attendance at the ASEAN summit in Singapore, where he lashed out at […]

A New Young Rebellion Is Brewing In China

The comment highlighted before the body of the article is by/from David Maxwell; and his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, David Maxwell Comment:  “As someone once said  the simple (or simplistic) Chinese equation is energy security = economic growth  = domestic stability = the Chinese Communist Party remaining in power. […]

Two Ways To Read The Newest Intelligence On North Korea

The comment highlighted in blue below is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this email.  RCP, David Maxwell Comment:  “To answer the subtitle question below, yes Kim Jong-un is serious about working toward denuclearization of the entire Korean peninsula and for him the denuclearization has to […]

‘Doomsday Weapon’: How Could The West Respond To Russia’s Nuclear Underwater Drone?

‘Doomsday weapon’: How could the West respond to Russia’s nuclear underwater drone? Published time: 31 Jul, 2018 16:55 Edited time: 1 Aug, 2018 07:42 Get short URL US Navy ship Sea Hunter © John F. Williams / Global Look Press 119 US and British navies could counter Russia’s nuclear-powered autonomous torpedo, Poseidon, by using undersea […]