Small Wars Journal

10/25/2021 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Mon, 10/25/2021 - 8:53am

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

2. China celebrates 50 years of being in the UN -- and it's determined to keep Taiwan out
3. The U.N. Should Open Its Door to Democratic Taiwan
4. In India, Facebook Grapples With an Amplified Version of Its Problems
5. The Ignorance of Political Islam Continues to Doom Western Policy in Afghanistan
6. 'There could be still hundreds of Americans' in Afghanistan, former U.S. envoy says
7. Navy Approaching 'Weak' Rating in New U.S. Military Strength Survey
8. Afghanistan facing desperate food crisis, UN warns
9. Facebook’s Internal Chat Boards Show Politics Often at Center of Decision Making
10. Taiwan Must Be Included in Joe Biden's China Strategy by John Bolton
11. FDD | Turkey Lands on Anti-Money Laundering Watchlist — Again
12. Russia Challenges Biden Again With Broad Cybersurveillance Operation
13. FDD | Iran’s Nuclear Extortion Continues
14. 362. POW Concerns in a Digital Era – Manipulation of Reality as a Threat
15. No unusual N.Korean military activities after Seoul's rocket launch
16. Reconsidering U.S. Decision-Making Within NATO After the Fall of Kabul
17. Do the Reading, Do the Math: Lessons for the Military for an Uncertain Strategic Future
18. Commander Optimistic About ‘Armed Overwatch’ Procurement Prospects
19. America’s Green Berets prepare for near-peer war

Korean News Content:

1. End-of-war declaration would show absence of hostile policy: Seoul envoy
2. North Korea may be making plans for a future without Kim Jong Un
3. N. Korea denounces Canada, France for monitoring illicit maritime activities
4. Seoul says pope's possible N.K. visit to 'greatly' contribute to regional peace
5. Talks for end-of-war declaration gather pace, but skepticism lingers
6. Moon, Biden expected to meet on sidelines of G20 summit or U.N. climate talks
7. S. Korea to provide Iran with 1 mln doses of AstraZeneca vaccine
8. Over 200 N.Korean Defectors Caught in China Last Year
9. Former U.S. ambassador Gregg calls for 'dynamic' steps toward N. Korea diplomacy
10. US nationals could overtake Chinese as most numerous foreign visitors to Korea
11. N. Korea begins efforts to build "general stores" nationwide
12. Small price falls in grain and other foodstuffs reported in some regions of North Korea
13. North Korean leader's weight loss leads to diverse speculation
14. What happened to the cattle? (to north Korea in 1998)
15. Authorities to begin looking into data to explain why Nuri launch failed