Category South Korea

Microbes By The Ton: Officials See Weapons Threat As North Korea Gains Biotech Expertise

Excerpts: A preliminary analysis suggested a pattern of behavior that U.S. and Asian officials have independently confirmed: a broad North Korean effort to obtain outside expertise from private companies, academic institutions and even nonprofits, company officials said. North Korea is believed to have used technical designs from a British agricultural nonprofit in building its microbe-producing […]

What’s Ahead For Stocks In 2018? Barron’s 2018 Outlook; 2018’s Greatest Risk; Bitcoin Flips Wall Street Script — Bitcoin Futures Begin Trading, Sunday, December 10, 2017 At 6 p.m. EDT

What’s Ahead For Stocks In 2018? Barron’s 2018 Outlook; 2018’s Greatest Risk; Bitcoin Flips Wall Street Script — Bitcoin Futures Begin Trading, Sunday, December 10, 2017 At 6 p.m. EDT      We’re coming into the final trading stretch of the year; and historically, the best days for equities all year.  For history […]

This Is How Nuclear War With North Korea Would Unfold

This is how nuclear war with North Korea would unfold View Original December 8th, 2017 No one wants to fight a nuclear war. Not in North Korea, not in South Korea and not in the United States. And yet leaders in all three countries know that such a war may yet come — if […]

U.S. Intelligence Community Claims North Korea Transferred 3 Nuclear Warheads To Iran

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell & his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, David Maxwell’s Comment:  “I have not seen any open source reporting on what our intelligence community has said on this.  I have long wondered (and this is only speculation since […]

ADM (Ret.) James Stavridis: Three Military Ideas For Dealing With North Korea

James Stavridis: Three military ideas for dealing with North Korea- Nikkei Asian Review December 8, 2017 11:14 am JST James Stavridis US must prepare responses while it pursues talks with Pyongyang and Beijing THAAD under test. More needs to be done to increase defense against missile attacks both in number and quality. © Reuters As […]

Here’s Why North Korea’s Economy Is Able To Survive Sanction After Sanction

David Maxwell writes:  “This is the most important line:” There are a lot of violators, but keep your eye on China Here’s why North Korea’s economy is able to survive sanction after sanction By Zeeshan Aleem, View Original December 7th, 2017 The Trump administration has sought to rein in North Korea’s nuclear program by passing tougher and […]

China Prepares Refugee Camps At Border With North Korea

China Prepares Refugee Camps at Border with North Korea December 7, 2017 12:20 pm Last Updated: December 7, 2017 4:29 pm By Frank Fang, View Original Decmber 7th, 2017 Children walk through a gate in a township north of Wonsan, North Korea, on Nov. 18, 2017.Photo by: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images The day after a rather unusual Chinese […]

North Korea’s Mystery Ship: The Curious Case Of The Hao Fan 6

North Korea’s mystery ship: The curious case of the Hao Fan 6 · by Joshua Berlinger, CNN The Hao Fan 6 was one of four ships the UN slapped with global port bans. But it’s not the first time North Korean ships have been sanctioned. The Jie Shun, one of the four banned ships, was caught […]

North Korea’s Latest Launch Tried To Simulate A Sneak Attack, But The U.S. Reportedly Saw It Coming

But, the opposite of the below is also true to a degree.  North Korea learned something about our capabilities & will try and adapt.  RCP, North Korea’s latest launch tried to simulate a sneak attack, but the US reportedly saw it coming By Alex Lockie, View Original December 7th, 2017 KCNA North Korea’s latest launch […]

South Korean Army To Form Weaponized Drone Unit Next Year

S. Korean Army to form weaponized drone unit next year SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s Army will create a combat unit of weaponized drones next year to help counter North Korea’s threats, an official said Tuesday. The Army calls the envisioned defense asset a “dronebot,” a combination of the words “drone” and […]