Category Weapons Of Mass Destruction

Initial Thoughts On Pyongyang Summit From Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell

—– Forwarded Message —–From: David Maxwell <David.Maxwell@georgetown.edu>Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 6:41:19 AM EDTSubject: My initial thoughts on the Pyongyang Summit Agreement Initial thoughts: 1.  There appears to be much euphoria over the Pyongyang summit agreement but we need to keep cool heads and discern how sincere is Kim Jong-un and how much he is supporting his strategy of “divide […]

North Korea to Allow Outside Inspectors To Visit Missile Test Site

David Maxwell Comment: “This is a significant development if true.  Significant but the question is is it sufficient? The devil is in the details as they say and we will need to see some real action and not just words.  But this could be a positive development.  This may be something to work with.”Excerpt: North Korea to Allow Outside […]

The Cargo Ships That ‘Liquefy’

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180905-the-cargo-ships-that-liquefy The cargo ships that ‘liquefy’ Think of a dangerous cargo, and toxic waste or explosives might come to mind. But granular cargoes such as crushed ore and mineral sands are responsible for the loss of numerous ships every year. On average, 10 ‘solid bulk cargo’ carriers have been lost at sea each year for the last […]

North Korea Cuts ICBMs Out Of Military Parade

David Maxwell Comment: “We should not be lulled into complacency.  Kim Jong-un us continued his “charm offensive.”  He is providing support to all the pundits who favor engagement and who think he has changed.  We should remember a couple of things.  The north often uses parades to show us newly developed capabilities to send a […]

A Horrifying And Believable Path To Nuclear War With North Korea

David Maxwell:  “Another review of Jeffrey Lewis’ new novel.  Professor Jervis offers another scenario for the road to war at the conclusion of his review.” A Horrifying and Believable Path to Nuclear War with North Korea By Robert Jervis, warontherocks.comView OriginalSeptember 4th, 2018 Jeffrey Lewis, The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States: A […]

Inside a Frighteningly Plausible Nuclear Attack Scenario – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by Steve Leonard · August 30, 2018Send email Mail Jeffrey Lewis, The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States (Mariner Books, 2018) Plausible. Few books are worthy of a one-word review, but Jeffrey Lewis’s The 2020 Commission Report is certainly one of them. With […]

If North Korea Won’t Denuclearize, Here’s What The U.S. Should Do

The comment below, and before the body of the article are some observations provided by Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com. David Maxwell Wrote:  “A provocative essay.  Makes some useful points though I would like a more sophisticated information and influence activities campaign.  Satirizing […]

Chinese Bombers Likely Training For U.S. Strikes: Pentagon

https://www.yahoo.com/news/chinese-bombers-likely-training-us-strikes-pentagon-194141619.html Chinese bombers likely training for US strikes: Pentagon 1 / 2A J15 fighter jet landing on China’s sole operational aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, during a drill (AFP Photo/-)Washington (AFP) – Chinese bombers are likely training for strikes against US and allied targets in the Pacific, according to a new Pentagon report that also details […]

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 […]

U.S. Says Small Russian Satellite A Space Weapon

U.S. Says Small Russian Satellite A Space Weapon https://freebeacon.com/national-security/u-s-says-small-russian-satellite-space-weapon/?utm_source=Freedom+Mail&utm_campaign=e86d9627db-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_08_14_08_48_COPY_87&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b5e6e0e9ea-e86d9627db-46284985 Maneuvering satellite part of Moscow space warfare buildup BY: Bill Gertz for the WFB // August 15, 2018 5:00 am Russia has deployed a suspicious satellite the United States says is part of Moscow’s plans to attack orbiting satellites in a future conflict, a State Department official revealed […]