Category South Korea

North Korea’s 5 Nightmare Weapons the World Should Fear

Excerpt: This article will look at five specific weapons or capabilities that North Korea could use in a surprise attack as part of an invasion of the South. These five weapons could be used in various combinations- in one massive strike or used on their own- as the opening salvo of an invasion. Such weapons […]

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 […]

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 […]

U.S. Spy Chief Says He Got A Mixed Reception In North Korea

U.S. Spy Chief Says He Got A Mixed Reception In North Korea WASHINGTON Mon Mar 2, 2015 7:42pm EST http://www.reuters.com/ article/2015/03/03/us-usa- northkorea- idUSKBN0LZ01R20150303 Director of U.S. National Intelligence James Clapper speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York March CREDIT: REUTERS/SHANNON STAPLETON (Reuters) – U.S. spy chief James Clapper said that when he […]

U.S. ‘Deeply Concerned’ By North Korean Nuclear Advances

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/north-koreas-last-nuclear-test-204410654.html;_ylt=A0LEVvRQEvNU82cAMBMnnIlQ North Korea’s Nuclear Expansion By THE EDITORIAL BOARDFEB. 27, 2015 Photo Credit Korean Central News Agency, via Reuters North Korea could be on track to have an arsenal of 100 nuclear weapons by 2020, according to a new research report. The prediction, from experts on North Korea, goes well beyond past estimates and should […]

North Korea’s Last Nuclear Test Had A Fireball The Width Of 4 Manhattan Blocks

North Korea’s Last Nuclear Test Had A Fireball The Width Of 4 Manhattan Blocks Business Insider By Armin Rosen February 27, 2015 3:44 PM  REUTERS/KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang December 8, 2014. North Korea’s nuclear weapons program is flourishing. The Kim regime has built a host of new facilities in […]