Category South Korea

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 […]

U.S. Admiral Warns: Only War Can Now Stop Beijing Controlling The South China Sea

http://www.news.com.au/world/us-admiral-warns-only-war-can-now-stop-beijing-controlling-the-south-china-sea/news-story/0f8f99c3fb4492366cec09d234937ab2 US Admiral warns: Only war can now stop Beijing controlling the South China Sea WHILE Australian warships were being challenged, a top US admiral was telling Congress Beijing now controlled the South China Sea. Jamie Seidel News Corp Australia Network  APRIL 22, 2018 THE island fortresses are built. The airfields are ready. The harbours are […]

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 […]

China’s Strategic Arsenals In A New Era

https://thebulletin.org/china’s-strategic-arsenals-new-era11716 China’s strategic arsenals in a new era Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared that Chinese national defense and military modernization have entered a “new era.” He has called for the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to become a (or perhaps even the) “world-class” military by mid-century. The “China Dream” that Xi seeks to advance—a quest for the “great rejuvenation of […]

How Trump Can Win Big In North Korea

Excerpts: If a deal along these lines emerges from the Trump-Kim summit, it does not require a crystal ball to forecast that it will be attacked by American critics on both sides. Some will object that now is not the time to let up on the maximum pressure campaign that is finally starting to squeeze […]

CIA Director Pompeo Met With North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Over Easter Weekend

CIA Director Pompeo met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over Easter weekend By Shane Harris, Carol D. Leonnig, Greg Jaffe and David Nakamura April 17 at 7:54 PM The Washington Post · by Shane Harris · April 17, 2018 CIA Director Mike Pompeo made a top-secret visit to North Korea over Easter weekend as an envoy for President Trump to meet with […]