Category Weapons Of Mass Destruction

America’s Allies Are Becoming A Nuclear-Proliferation Threat

      Both conservatives in South Korea and Japan began talking in earnest about going nuclear during the Obama admin, when POTUS Obama showed indifference to China’s aggressive posture in the South China Sea — building artificial islands in the Pacific and militarizing them, establishing an air defense identification zone, etc. A lack of […]

Book Review: The Dragons And The Snakes, By David Kilcullen

Excerpts: The snakes have learned to adapt their warfare and their systems to put the West on the back foot. Add to this the rapid development of the internet, wi-fi, mobile phones and social media, and you have warfare in which a small mortar team with a smartphone can use GPS to give their location […]

Mysterious New Ransomware Targets Industrial Control Systems; EKANS Appears To Be The Work Of Cyber Criminals Rather Than Nation-State Hackers — A Worrying Development If True — WIRED.com Says

Mysterious New Ransomware Targets Industrial Control Systems; EKANS Appears To Be The Work Of Cyber Criminals Rather Than Nation-State Hackers — A Worrying Development If True — WIRED.com Says   https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from Andy Greenberg’s February 3, 2020 article he posted to the security and technology website, WIRED.com. For Mr. Greenberg’s full […]

North Korea ‘Could Have 30-40 Nukes Next Year’

N.Korea ‘Could Have 30-40 Nukes Next Year’ english.chosun.com An expert predicts that North Korea will have 30 to 40 nuclear warheads next year, up about a dozen from last year. Dan Smith of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute made the prediction in a meeting with reporters at the residence of the Swedish ambassador to […]

LUX & LOADED: Exposing North Korea’s Strategic Procurement Networks

The 56 page report can be downloaded here.  https://static1.squarespace.com/static/566ef8b4d8af107232d5358a/t/5d2d386113c44c00019e465b/1563244653052/Lux+%26+Loaded.pdf This is another great contribution by C4ADS. LUX & LOADED EXPOSING NORTH KOREA’S STRATEGIC PROCUREMENT NETWORKS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY North Korea acquires high-end luxury goods through the same overseas smuggling networks as other contraband. As a result, their detection and seizure could be a means to drive […]

North Korea’s Missile Program And Nuclear Weapons: What We Know (And Don’t)

North Korea’s missile program and nuclear weapons: What we know (and don’t) From nukes to ICBMs, here’s what experts think the DPRK has. By Tik Root July 10, 2019 A view from the International Space Station of the two Koreas in 2014.NASA Photo On June 30, President Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un on the […]

Iran ‘To Ramp Up Production’ At Secret Nuclear Enrichment Bunker Built Under A MOUNTAIN To Protect It From U.S. Attack

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9490505/iran-nuclear-production-secret-bunker/ Iran ‘to ramp up production’ at secret nuclear enrichment bunker built under a MOUNTAIN to protect it from US attack IRAN is preparing to ramp up production at a secret nuclear site built under a MOUNTAIN to protect it from US attack, it’s been claimed. Tehran’s nuke scientists are ready to massively step up […]

Times Of Israel: IAEA Finds Traces Of Radioactive Material At Iran Site (‘Secret Atomic Warehouse’) Flagged By PM Netanyahu 10 Months Ago

TV: IAEA finds traces of radioactive material at Iran site flagged by Netanyahu 10 months after PM identified ‘secret atomic warehouse’ in Tehran, UN inspectors reportedly conclude that it was indeed used as a nuclear storage facility By TOI staff Today, 8:44 pm 8 Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the United Nations General Assembly on September 27, 2018 in New […]

Pentagon Seeks Virtual Reality Platform To Prepare Troops For ‘Radiological Threats’

Pentagon Seeks Virtual Reality Platform to Prepare Troops for ‘Radiological Threats’ © Photo: U.S. Army / Spc. Randy Wren Military & Intelligence 22:15 09.07.2019Get short URL 0 0 0 The Defense Threat Reduction Agency, an arm of the US Department of Defense focused on countering weapons of mass destruction, recently issued a solicitation seeking information regarding a […]

North Korea Made At Least 10 More Nukes Last Year

David Maxwell Comment:  “But at least they did not test any.  But seriously we should recall that on January 1, 2018 Kim said they had perfected their deterrent and were ready for mass production (and this was repeated on September 9th and 29th by other nK officials).  10 seems like mass production for nuclear weapons.” […]