Small Wars Journal

12/5/2021 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 11:53am

Access National Security News HERE.

Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. Containment Can Work Against China, Too
2. Facing Economic Collapse, Afghanistan Is Gripped by Starvation
3. Abuses, malaises of US democracy exposed in China’s report
4. The Case of Tennis Star Peng Shuai Reveals the Real Purpose of China's Censorship
5. US makes resurgence to extend lead over China as most powerful nation in Asia
6. China’s communists bash US democracy before Biden summit
7. (UK) Special Forces soldiers headhunted to work as MI6 spies as China and Russia threat soars
8. Opinion | Biden’s Democracy Summit Was Never a Good Idea. But Here’s How To Make It Work.
9. Opinion | Who ordered the Uyghur genocide? Look no further than China’s leader.
10. Beijing ‘hunts’ Taiwan citizens overseas, gets hundreds sent to China: report
11. U.S. sounds alarm on Ukraine
12. Beijing hosts international democracy forum calling for upholding common values
13. How Taliban Have Used US Media against the US to Further Their Afghan Agenda
14. Why the US Navy Wants More Aircraft Carriers
15. On Syria’s Ruins, a Drug Empire Flourishes
16. Myanmar’s top general Min Aung Hlaing is strangling a democracy. What will the west do about it?
17. Americans used to trust the military more than the rest of the government, but now even that’s fading
18. When the Biggest Spenders Aren’t Coming Back Any Time Soon
19. The rescue of Parwana: 9-year-old child bride is taken to safety in Afghanistan
20. The inside story of how ISD crippled a terrorist network targeting Singapore after 9/11
21. U.S. should expect cyberattacks in any struggle for Taiwan
22. The U.S. Triumphs When Leaders Find a Path Between Isolation and Hubris
23.  Finely-Tuned, Hyper-Focused (Air Force Special Operations Command)
24. Special Operations: Media Misinterpreting Marines (UK)
25. US officials say humanitarian effort in Syria is another means to counter ISIS (US SOF)

Korean News Content:

1. North Korea heads into ‘tense’ winter: Closed borders and food supplies in question
2. The Politics and Strategy of an End-of-War Declaration on the Korean Peninsula
3.  China, South Korea to further deepen bilateral cooperative partnership: high-ranking officials meeting in Tianjin
4. Wartime strategy update: ROK, US agree to fortify alliance against NK threats
5. South Korea temporarily reverses course in exiting Covid restrictions.
6. Korea's Battery Industry Over-Dependent on Chinese Materials
7. Russian 'help' to ability to hit US – truth about North Korea's nuclear arsenal
8. Defending against nukes (ROK and beyond)