China. North Korea. Russia. Iran. Why does it matter to your security posture if any of these countries are behind the latest cybersecurity attack? In most cases, it doesn’t, and as a business leader, it probably shouldn’t matter to you. ...
Related topics: Hackers, China, Russia, Iran
What can Pyongyang do?
Key point: North Korea's population will be unable to bring in immigrants to fix its falling population.
South Korea’s demographic decline might be alarming, but its northern neighbor is...
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We are at war, under siege from a global alliance that runs from Pyongyang to Havana and Caracas. At the moment we are losing, having failed to bring down the leaders of our main adversaries: Kim Jong Un in North Korea, Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela,...
Related topics: Pyongyang, Cuba, Havana, Kim Jong-Un, Venezuela
A silent submarine attack?
Key point: The Kim family has frequently attacked South Korea over the years.
In 2010, North Korea sank a South Korean warship, killing more than forty sailors. The bold attack, conducted...
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Old weapons, but a persistent threat.
Key point: South Korea is taking it seriously.
The North Korean People’s Air Force is predominantly composed of Soviet jet designs from the 1950s, or at least their Chinese...
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Kim has his terrible priorities.
Key point: Pyongyang wants to keep its regime secure and that means feeding its soldiers before its civilians.
The Kim dynasty in North Korea has given its military a formidable...
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"If Kim shifts his strategy to focus on other military capabilities to deter an attack, he can negotiate away his nuclear program in exchange for a massive payout in economic benefits."
The dominant conclusion among...
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Kim's forces are woefully outmatched.
Key point: America has helped South Korea fashion a world-class fighting force.
In modern Korea’s relatively short history, amphibious warfare has played a key and pivotal role....
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Seoul (AFP) – South Korea’s Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-min said the historic World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang was a “very aggressive” match that made him fear injuries, with North Korean players even swearing at him and...
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It is called an "Elephant Walk."
Key point: Elephant Walks are good way for the Air Force to practice launching a ton of planes in a hurry.
On Nov. 19, 2018, two U.S. Air Force wings in Utah launched thirty-five F-35...
1. Peter Navarro has an imaginary friend.
2. Why might Germany find it hard to grow (Bloomberg).
3. Twitter will now regulate the tweets of world leaders.
4. The photographic culture that is North Korea.
5. Where was the most plausible spot in 1550...
Related topics: Germany, Bloomberg, Social Media
Our current political climate is opening up golden opportunities for countries hostile to the U.S.
Harry J. Kazianis
What comes next could bring calamity.
Starvation, loose nukes, chaos, and even a Chinese intervention are all likely.
What is left to say at this point when it comes to that “Hermit Kingdom”...
Kim Jong-un might be on the verge of some major policy shifts, 'cause he just Paul Revere'd his ass to a snowy mountain ... where he traditionally likes to sit and think. The Supreme Leader/dictator released some interesting photos this week,…
Related topics: Kim Jong-Un, World Photos
Watch out North Korea, Russia or China.
Key point: America's missile submarines are an important leg of the nuclear triad.
Nine years after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and...
Related topics: Russia, China
Aides to Kim Jong Un are convinced the North Korean leader plans “a great operation”, state media said on Wednesday in a report that included lavish descriptions and images of the leader riding a white horse up North Korea’s most...
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It could never have worked.
In a conversation with former Deputy Secretary of Defense Cyrus Vance, acting as a White House envoy, Park shared his suspicions. “Now the pattern is changing,” he said, according to a...
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SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea is deploying snipers, installing traps and flying drones along its border as it ramps up efforts to stop wild boars from spreading swine fever from rival North Korea.
African swine fever, fatal to hogs but...
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