Category Weapons Of Mass Destruction

Technology And The Future Of War

David Maxwell’s Comment:  A warning we must heed (It may come down to M4 rifles, 45 cal pistols, paper maps, and compasses): If the Chinese would be unwilling to attack the US satellite system by exploding a nuclear weapon in space, they have already proven to have other means at their disposal: namely, antisatellite missiles […]

An Expert On Warfare Examines Centuries Of Evolving Mayhem

Excerpts: Freedman is eclectically curious not merely about the predictions of generals, spooks and nuclear strategists, but also novelists, from Arthur Conan Doyle — who in 1914 wrote a prescient potboiler about German submarines sinking British civilian ships — to a chilling 1958 novel of nuclear annihilation that became the basis for Stanley Kubrick’s film […]

Kim’s Sea Monster: Satellite Images Reveal North Korea Is Dangerously Close To Finishing New Ballistic Missile Submarine

KIM’S SEA MONSTER Satellite images reveal North Korea is dangerously close to finishing new ballistic missile submarine A North Korea monitoring organisation has published images taken on November 5 showing activity at North Korea’s Sinpo South Shipyard. https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4933856/north-korea-ballistic-missile-submarine-satellite-images/ By Corey Charlton 17th November 2017, 9:55 am Updated: 17th November 2017, 10:52 am SATELLITE images taken this month […]

Chinese & Russian Perspectives On Non-Nuclear Weapons & Nuclear Risks

  http://carnegieendowment.org/2017/11/08/entanglement-chinese-and-russian-perspectives-on-non-nuclear-weapons-and-nuclear-risks-pub-73162 FULL TEXT (pdf):  http://carnegieendowment.org/files/Entanglement_interior_FNL.pdf Entanglement: Chinese and Russian Perspectives on Non-nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Risks JAMES M. ACTON,  ALEXEY ARBATOV,  VLADIMIR DVORKIN,  PETR TOPYCHKANOV,  TONG ZHAO,  LI BIN The risk of an inadvertent nuclear war is rising because of the entanglement of non-nuclear weapons with nuclear weapons and their command-and-control capabilities. Published November 08, 2017 Summary The entanglement of […]

China Sending Envoy To North Korea Following Trump Visit

David Maxwell Comments:  Coincidence?  Routine?  I think not. Song Tao, the head of China’s ruling Communist Party’s International Department, will travel to Pyongyang on Friday to report on outcomes of the party’s national congress held last month, the official Xinhua News Agency said.   Xinhua said Song, as president and party leader Xi Jinping’s special […]

Trump Asks For Another $4B To ‘Detect, Defeat, & Defend’ Against North Korea

Trump asks for another $4bn to ‘detect, defeat, & defend’ against North Korea Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 05:03 Edited time: 7 Nov, 2017 08:13 Get short URL FILE PHOTO: A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor © Missile Defense Agency / Reuters AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook193Share to TwitterShare to RedditShare to […]

In Finland, Mattis Backs Creation Of A Hybrid Warfare Center Focused On Russia

In Finland, Mattis backs creation of a hybrid warfare center focused on Russia By Dan Lamothe November 6 at 12:35 PM Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Finnish President Sauli Niinisto speak to the media at the presidential palace in Helsinki on Nov. 6. (U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr) HELSINKI — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis appeared […]

SASC Chair McCain, HASC Chair Thornberry On Missile Defense Supplemental

For Immediate Release: November 6, 2017 Contact: HASC Communications (202) 225-2539   THORNBERRY/MCCAIN ON MISSILE DEFENSE SUPPLEMENTAL   Washington, D.C. ­– Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chairmen of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, released the following statement today on the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget amendment for the Department of […]

China Will Surpass U.S. In Artificial Intelligence Capabilities Around 2025 Google’s Eric Schmidt Says — And Erase A Key U.S. Strategic Advantage If In Fact That Occurs  — AI & The Future Of War

China Will Surpass U.S. In Artificial Intelligence Capabilities Around 2025 Google’s Eric Schmidt Says — And Erase A Key U.S. Strategic Advantage If In Fact That Occurs  — AI & The Future Of War http://www.fortunascorner.com      Patrick Tucker had a thought-provoking article he posted on the November 1, 2017 online edition of DefenseOne.com, on Google Founder Eric […]

What North Korean Defector Thae Yong-ho Said/& Didn’t Say At CSIS – &, How Media Badly Distorted His Remarks

Comments below from Dr. Mark Schneider. November 2, 2017  2 Comments Before I get to what Thae Yong-ho did not say at CSIS on Tuesday, and when he testified the House Foreign Affairs Committee yesterday, let’s start with what he did say. By now, you probably know that Thae was North Korea’s Deputy Ambassador to the U.K. […]