Small Wars Journal

10/23/2021 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Sat, 10/23/2021 - 10:59am

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. America Is Turning Asia Into a Powder Keg
2. Counterintelligence Head Narrows Focus to Five Technologies Critical to U.S. Dominance
3. Japan defense minister warns invasions can begin without troops
4. A Quartet of Warnings Highlight Climate-Related Threats
5. China-linked disinformation campaign blames Covid on Maine lobsters
6. Twitter accounts tied to China lied that COVID came from Maine lobsters
7. U.S. Army Failed to Warn Troops About COVID-19 Disinformation
8. Anti-Vaxxers Are Using Facebook to Spread Sovereign Citizen Conspiracies
9. Facebook’s Brand Is So Toxic Zuckerberg Reportedly Wants to Change Its Name
10. Battle between the ears: Chinese media warfare (Book Review)
11. Xi Jinping’s top five foreign policy mistakes
12. US nearing a formal agreement to use Pakistan's airspace to carry out military operations in Afghanistan
13. Fact Book 2022 United States Special Operations Command
14. Thanks to This ‘Biden Whisperer,’ the World Knows America’s Back
15. Is the Biden Admin Leading Us to War? by Patrick Buchanan
16. Facebook Increasingly Suppresses Political Movements It Deems Dangerous
17. Exclusive: U.S. hopes to soon relocate Afghan pilots who fled to Tajikistan, official says
18. The two most important ways to deter China
19. Can The United States Counter China’s Mounting Pressure On Taiwan? – Analysis
20. Taiwan vows to "defend itself" amid U.S. reversal, here's how China compares
21. Afghanistan Fallout: An Invitation to America's Enemies
22. South Korea’s People Power Party has a Final Four: Can Any of Them Win the Presidency?
23. A paratrooper turned movie advisor explains why shootings like Alec Baldwin’s shouldn’t happen

Korean News Content:

1. U.S. supports humanitarian aid for N. Korea, but sanctions must remain in place: State Dept.
2. North Korea threatens families of publicly active defectors living in South Korea
3. N. Korea bolsters efforts to prevent workers in China from running away
4. North Korea’s sub missiles put a target on Kim’s back
5. N. Korean delegation to attend U.N. climate conference in Glasgow
6. Ex-USFK chief stresses solidarity in S. Korea-U.S. alliance amid lingering N.K. threats
7. U.S. envoy on N. Korea eyes 'productive' consultations in S. Korea on ways to revitalize peace process
8.  China's Xi vows to bolster ties with N. Korea in letter to Kim
9. NKorea slams US for supporting Taiwan in nod to ally China
10. North Korea sends farmers to labor camps for hiding corn amid food shortages
11. <Inside N. Korea> North Korea's financial crisis has made it impossible to print banknotes. Efforts to issue temporary money coupons "Tongpyo" have been made to replace them, but distrust is growing.
12. North Koreans facing food shortages, collapses in livelihoods: UN investigator
13.  North Korea Sanctions Should Be Eased During Covid, UN Says
14. The sun is setting on Moon Jae-in’s promise of inter-Korean peace, and Biden isn’t budging
15. Why South Korea’s Liberals Are Defense Hawks
16. KAI unveils electric basic trainer
17. In Defense of a Bold U.S. Approach Toward North Korea