Category Nuclear

North Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions

North Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions http://www.washingtonpost.com/ opinions/north-koreas-nuclear- ambitions/2015/03/07/70059198- c1d1-11e4-ad5c-3b8ce89f1b89_ story.html By Editorial Board March 7 at 8:07 PM THE CARICATURE of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un as a clownish figure and his nation as reckless, backwards and isolated is unhelpful in trying discern the reality of the Pyongyang regime and judge the dangers both to […]

My Saddest Column Ever – Selling Surrender As Strategy

title=”http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Into-the-Fray-My-saddest-column-ever-Selling-surrender-as-strategy-393105″ My saddest column ever – Selling surrender as strategy By Martin Sherman, JPOST No previous column of mine has ever been preceded by such searing soul-searching, or written with such a heavy sense of melancholy. It is a column that I would have preferred not to write – yet I feel I have little […]

As Pyongyang’s Nuclear Arsenal Grows: Will South Korea Have to Bomb the North, Eventually?

Conclusion: But a North Korea with dozens of nuclear missiles, possibly one hundred, some of them on submarines, would constitute a state- and society-breaking, constitutional threat to South Korea and Japan in the event of conflict. That in turn will incentivize pre-emptive airstrikes. Of course, China and the United States might be able to restrain […]

From Cyberspace To Africa, The CIA Looks To Fights Of The Future

Excerpt: He said a better setup is in place at the State Department, which assigns assistant secretaries of state responsibility for geographic regions and other mission areas.”We don’t have the equivalent of an assistant secretary here,” he said. “We’re going to address that.” Each mission center will combine personnel from all directorates and be led […]

Netanyahu’s Three Objections To A U.S. Deal With Iran

NETANYAHU’S THREE OBJECTIONS TO A U.S. DEAL WITH IRAN By Michael Singh Wall Street Journal March 4, 2015 View this item on our website: http://washin.st/1MeWB7x ****************************** Whatever one thinks of the circumstances of his address, Netanyahu raised concrete concerns that should not simply be dismissed. ****************************** The Obama administration’s case for nuclear negotiations with Iran […]

U.S. Says Iran Far Off From A Working Nuke, Others Differ

http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/us-says-iran-far-off-from-a-working-nuke-others-differ-1.332686 Stars and Stripes Logo U.S. Says Iran Far Off From A Working Nuke, Others Differ By George Jahn The Associated Press Published: March 4, 2015 john kerry Secretary of State John Kerry gives a thumbs up after a bilateral meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for a new round of nuclear talks, […]

OPINION: When Iran Goes Nuclear

OPINION: When Iran Goes Nuclear MEDIA: The Washington Times DATE: March 2, 2015 BYLINE: R. James Woolsey and Peter Vincent Pry Our attention these days with regard to security is understandably riveted on the Islamic State, or ISIS, and its hideous decapitations, rapes and live immolations. We must deal with the Islamic State, but it […]