Category South Korea

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, fortunascorner.com 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 […]

The U.S. Navy Just Got The Green Light To Stick It To China With Game-Changing New Missiles

https://amp-businessinsider-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/amp.businessinsider.com/us-navy-green-lit-to-stick-it-to-china-with-new-missiles-tactics-maritime-tomahawk-south-china-sea-2018-8 The US Navy just got the green light to stick it to China with game-changing new missiles ·         Alex Lockie ·         Aug 14, 2018, 12:19 PM ET ReutersRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks on the USS Iowa in San Pedro, Los Angeles, California, United States September 15, 2015. President Donald Trump on Monday signed into law […]

Let’s Not Invite China To Invade Taiwan

David Maxwell Wrote: “Strong words from Gordon Chang”: Let’s Not Invite China to Invade Taiwan By Gordon G. Chang, nationalinterest.orgView OriginalAugust 13th, 2018 In “The United States Must Be Realistic on Taiwan,” Lyle Goldstein, writing on this site, misreads Taiwan’s history, portrays Chinese territorial ambitions as benign, and essentially argues Washington must do what China says because it has […]

Rumors Of Impending Visit By Chinese President Xi Jinping To North Korea

David Maxwell Wrote:  “Speculation but I would not be surprised if it comes to pass so that Xi can outdo Moon and Trump.” Rumors of impending visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to North Korea By Ha Yoon Ah, www.dailynk.comView OriginalAugust 14th, 2018 View of the Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge. Image; Daily NK The Chinese authorities have instituted […]

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, […]

‘The Spy Gone North’ Review: Twisty Korean Spy Epic Boasts all the Confusion And Intrigue Of A John Le Carré Novel

The trailer is at this link: https://www.indiewire.com/2018/08/the-spy-gone-north-review-twisty-korean-spy-epic-boasts-all-the-confusion-and-intrigue-of-a-john-le-carre-novel-1201992447/ ‘The Spy Gone North’ Review: Twisty Korean Spy Epic Boasts all the Confusion and Intrigue of a John Le Carré Novel By David Ehrlich, www.indiewire.comView OriginalAugust 8th, 2018 It may be noble to go undercover — for someone to erase their identity in service of a cause or country — but […]

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 www.japantimes.co.jpView 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 english.yonhapnews.co.kr · 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. […]

U.S. Was Right To Give China’s Navy The Boot

U.S. Was Right to Give China’s Navy the Boot By James Stavridis, www.bloomberg.com View Original August 2nd, 2018 Let’s hit the beach!Photo by: Photographer: Woohae Cho/Getty Images The vast annual military operation known as the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (simply RIMPAC in Pentagon jargon) just concluded on the beaches of Southern California with a huge demonstration of […]