Category Weapons Of Mass Destruction

Russia By Cyber, North Korea By Nuke: A New Batch Of Grim Warnings From U.S. Intel

Russia by Cyber, North Korea by Nuke: A New Batch of Grim Warnings from US Intel thecipherbrief.com · by | The Cipher Brief Staff · February 14, 2018 Questioning on Russian election interference and how the Trump White House handles staff clearances dominated the worldwide threat hearing Tuesday, as the Senate intelligence committee grilled leaders of the FBI, […]

North Korea Vows To Step Up Nuclear Posture Against U.S.

http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2018/02/10/0401000000AEN20180210003200315.html N. Korea vows to step up nuclear posture against U.S. 2018/02/10 15:31 Article View Option SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Yonhap) — North Korea said Saturday that it will further reinforce its nuclear deterrence against the United States in response to Washington’s renewed nuclear commitment to its allies. Pyongyang’s Asia-Pacific Peace Committee, a state agency in […]

A ‘Bloody Nose’ Strike on North Korea Is Certainly Risky. Is It Crazy?

The comment in blue is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  “People will not like to read Steve’s conclusion but I am pretty sure that is the thinking of the Administration.  Read why here on my blog – see point […]

The Weirdest—And Possibly Best—Proposal To Resolve The North Korea Crisis

Excerpts: Lyle Goldstein’s idea—which he mentions briefly in his 2015 book, Meeting China Halfway, and has elaborated on since—is different. Instead of U.S. troops leaving the South, small numbers of Chinese and perhaps Russian troops would, with Pyongyang’s permission, deploy in the North.   There’s little chance these forces would embolden Kim Jong Un. To […]

‘Designed To Kill’: ‘Nightmare Weapon’s Terrifying Power; Russian Blueprints For An Unmanned Underwater Nuclear Drone

‘DESIGNED TO KILL’: Nightmare weapon’s terrifying power 16th Jan 2018 9:36 AM Russian blueprints for an unmanned underwater nuclear drone. Use this content by James Law THE Pentagon has confirmed that Russia has developed an unmanned underwater nuclear drone that has the potential to devastate US ports and harbours, according to a leaked government report. […]

Here’s What War With North Korea Would Look Like

There is a 6 minute video that accompanies this article at this link: https://www.vox.com/world/2018/2/7/16974772/north-korea-war-trump-kim-nuclear-weapon Here’s what war with North Korea would look like By Yochi Dreazen, www.vox.com View Original February 7th, 2018 Late last September, I moderated a discussion about North Korea with retired Navy Adm. James Stavridis, whose 37-year military career included a stint running NATO, and […]

Powerful Sister Likely To Relay Kim Jong-Un’s Views To Seoul

Powerful sister likely to relay Kim Jong-un’s views to Seoul http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2018/02/07/55/0401000000AEN20180207013500315F.html 2018/02/07 19:33 Article View Option PrintEnlargeReduce SNS Share FacebookTwittergoogle plusPinterestLinked inTumblrRedditFacebook MessengerMore SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Yonhap) — Kim Jong-un’s dear sister, Kim Yo-jong, is set to become the first member of North Korea’s ruling dynasty to set foot in the rival South this week. […]

Kremlin Says It’s Up To Russia Where It Deploys Its Missiles

https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-missiles-iskander-kaliningrad/29023076.html Kremlin Says It’s Up To Russia Where It Deploys Its Missiles February 06, 2018 10:40 GMT ·        RFE/RL An Iskander ballistic-missile launcher (file photo) Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said that Russia has the right to decide where it deploys its military resources on its own territory, following reports that Russia had deployed nuclear-capable Iskander […]

The CIA’s Shadow War Against North Korean Smuggling

  David Maxwell Comment:  “Key to the strategic strangulation (or extreme pressure) campaign.” Excerpts: Pompeo’s comment brings to mind cloak-and-dagger images: Spies and double agents working crooked businessmen, satellite analysts pouring over images of North Korea, and Navy SEALS monitoring ships. Based on what we know, cracking the black market that supports Kim Jong-un’s regime […]

The Education Of Kim Jong-Un

Please go to the link to read this in the proper format with the photos and graphcis on the Brookings web site. https://www.brookings.edu/essay/the-education-of-kim-jong-un/?utm The education of Kim Jong-un The Brookings Institution · February 6, 2018 The Education of Kim Jong–un By Jung H. Pak The Education of Kim Jong-Un February 2018 한국어When North Korean state media reported in December 2011 that leader Kim Jong-il […]