Category Weapons Of Mass Destruction

China’s Xi Leadership Rreshuffle Revealed: Meet The Pair Poised To Become Two Of China’s Most Powerful Men

http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2116002/xi-jinpings-leadership-reshuffle-begins-meet-pair-about?utm_source=edm&utm_medium=edm&utm_content=20171020&utm_campaign=scmp_today&emarsys=1&sc_src=email_2049840&sc_llid=54554&sc_lid=146517376&sc_uid=vg2B67MeDE Xi Jinping’s leadership reshuffle revealed: meet the pair poised to become two of China’s most powerful men Key ally Li Zhanshu in line to become head of National People’s Congress, while Zhao Leji is set to succeed Wang Qishan as anti-corruption tsar PUBLISHED : Thursday, 19 October, 2017, 11:23am UPDATED : Thursday, 19 October, […]

Russia Launches ICBM at INF Range, But It’s No INF Violation

Comment from a follower:  “Whether or not the specific launch is a violation of New START is beside the point; Russia could accumulate a stock of “ICBMs” and employ them at intermediate ranges during a security crisis in Europe, East Asia, or the Middle East.  Because of US compliance with the INF Treaty we would […]

After Six Tests, The Mountain Hosting North Korea’s Nuclear Blasts May Be Exhausted

After six tests, the mountain hosting North Korea’s nuclear blasts may be exhausted By Anna Fifield, www.washingtonpost.com View Original October 20th, 2017 Portals at North Korea’s Punggye-ri nuclear test site.Photo by: Courtesy of 38 North/Airbus Defense & Space/Spot Image/Courtesy of 38 North/Airbus Defense & Space/Spot Image TOKYO — Have North Korea’s nuclear tests become so big that they’ve […]

Solving The Siege Of Seoul | RealClearDefense

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  The tyranny of proximity.  I do not think the author has ever experienced Korea Chuseok or the lunar New Year’s holiday to see what the “evacuation” of […]

Thoughts On Strategy For The Korean Peninsula

David Maxwell’s remarks last week at the Institute for Korean-American Studies (ICAS) conference on The Korean Peninsula Issues and United States National Security.  His contact info is at the bottom of this article.   http://www.icasinc.org/2017/2017f/2017fdsm.html Thoughts on Strategy for the Korean PeninsulaDavid S.Maxwell Georgetown University Let me just begin with a few framing remarks: We have successfully […]

Russia May Send More Iskander Missiles To Kaliningrad

https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-reported-may-send-iskander-missiles-kanliningrad-us-armored-divisions-poland/28790998.html?ltflags=mailer Russia May Send More Iskander Missiles To Kaliningrad Last Updated: October 13, 2017 10:27 GMT ·        RFE/RL A Russian tactical missile Iskander-M fired during the Zapad-2017 military exercises last month Russia may send more of its most advanced missiles to its Kaliningrad region in response to U.S. military deployments on NATO’s eastern flank, a prominent […]

Russian Nuclear Firm Under FBI Investigation Was Allowed To Purchase U.S. Uranium Supply

Russian nuclear firm under FBI investigation was allowed to purchase U.S. uranium supply By Sara A. Carter 0 19 Minutes Ago Fifteen months before the 13 members of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, known as CFIUS, approved the sale of the Canadian company Uranium One to Russia’s nuclear arm giant Rosatom, the […]

Las Vegas: America’s Mumbai – Modern War Institute

America’s Mumbai – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by John Spencer · October 17, 2017 It will take months, possibly years, to fully understand how the senseless attack in Las Vegas will change American society. Hotels are considering metal detectors, X-ray screening of guest luggage, and mandatory room checks. Some are even questioning whether open-air concerts and festivals should be organized anymore. We […]

Shaping Eurasia’s Future: Unintended Consequences of Abrogating Iran’s Nuclear Deal

——————————————————– https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/nuclear-deal-abrogation-consequences/ Shaping Eurasia’s Future: Unintended Consequences of Abrogating Iran’s Nuclear Deal By Dr. James M. DorseyOctober 13, 2017 FacebookTwitterPrintEmailMore43 Iranian flags in Behesht-e Zahra, Tehran, Iran, image via Flickr CC BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 613, October 13, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: US President Donald J. Trump’s targeting of the two-year-old agreement curtailing Iran’s ability to produce […]

A British Voice In North Korea: A Threat To The Regime?

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:  This is why broadcasting into north Korea is so important and a good investment.  Those 11% become key communicators who pass news of the outside world to […]