Category Weapons Of Mass Destruction

Follow-Up Comments By Dave Maxwell Re: “North Korea, Missile Bases Suggest a Great Deception”

David Maxwell Comment: “Upon further refection here are some additional comments on this report.To reiterate my earlier comment: The north’s lines of effort in its strategy are subversion, coercion, extortion, and use of force but we should remember Sun Tzu – all warfare is based on deception.  And the north has always been a master of […]

In North Korea, Missile Bases Suggest A Great Deception

In North Korea, Missile Bases Suggest A Great Deception The New York Times · by David E. Sanger · November 12, 2018 A satellite image of a secret North Korean ballistic missile base. The North has offered to dismantle a different major missile launching site while continuing to make improvements at more than a dozen others.CreditCSIS/Beyond Parallel, via […]

The U.S. Military Just Publicly Dumped Russian Government Malware Online

The U.S. Military Just Publicly Dumped Russian Government Malware Online Vice · by russian hackers|by Joseph Cox|Nov 11 2018, 4:24am · November 11, 2018 Usually it’s the Russians that dump its enemies’ files. This week, US Cyber Command (CYBERCOM), a part of the military tasked with hacking and cybersecurity focused missions, started publicly releasing unclassified samples of adversaries’ malware it has discovered. […]

The Next Great War: By Graham Allison

Excerpts: Opinion | The Next Great War The Washington Post · by Graham Allison · November 9, 2018 Fallen leaves are seen on small crosses planted in the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in London. Nov. 7, 2018. (Toby Melville/Reuters) Graham Allison is the former director of Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the […]

Resuming U.S. Nuclear Weapons Testing Is Crucial

THE WASHINGTON TIMES Resuming U.S. Nuclear Weapons Testing Is Crucial By Robert R. Monroe November 6, 2018 America has two grave nuclear weapons vulnerabilities which are little known and less understood by the nation’s national security leadership.  First, we don’t know that the nuclear weapons in our arsenal will work; and second, our underground nuclear […]

Russia Creates Army Groupings With 4,000km-Range Precision Weapons

Dr. Mark Schneider Comment: The article talks about Kalibr but none of the quotes does from Red Star do. Official statements about Kalibr credit with a range of 2,000 or 2,500-km, not 4,000-km. This seems to be a replay of Gernal Gerasimov statement that 4,000-km cruise missiles deployed on vehicles. In 2017, the Chief of […]

Putin Lied About His Nuclear Doctrine and Promised Russians That They Would Go to Heaven

https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/putin-lied-about-his-nuclear-doctrine-and-promised-russians-that-they-would-go-to-heaven Our Columnists Putin Lied About His Nuclear Doctrine and Promised Russians That They Would Go to Heaven By Masha Gessen October 19, 2018 Vladimir Putin’s speech is always a demonstration of the emptiness of words—his own and other people’s. The only thing that matters is power. Photograph by Alexei Druzhinin / AFP / Getty President Vladimir […]

Mattis Shares Threat Pictures Behind New National Defense Strategy

Mattis Shares Threat Pictures Behind New National Defense Strategy dod.defense.gov · October 31, 2018 Defense Secretary James N. Mattis shared the thinking behind the new National Defense Strategy during a discussion at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington yesterday. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis speaks at the United States Institute of Peace, in a […]

If You Want Peace, Prepare For Nuclear War

If You Want Peace, Prepare For Nuclear War A Strategy for the New Great-Power Rivalry By Elbridge ColbyListen to Article In a little under three decades, nuclear weapons have gone from center stage to a sideshow in U.S. defense strategy. Since the 1990s, the United States has drastically reduced its stockpile and concentrated on its conventional […]

North Korea May Be Readying Nuclear And Missile Sites For Inspection

David Maxwell Comment:  “A very interesting development if accurate and this is being reported by multiple sources (Reuters, etc, but I thought I would provide the South China Morning Post article).  Perhaps Kim has been getting the message that he will not get sanctions relief from the US and UN. Presence, patience, and persistence sometimes are […]