Small Wars Journal

1/25/24 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Thu, 01/25/2024 - 8:22am

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, January 24, 2024
2. Israel–Hamas War (Iran) Update, January 24, 2024
3. What to know about Israel’s controversial ‘buffer zone’ in Gaza
4. Israel is still winning the political war
5. Cease-fire efforts for Israel-Hamas war gain steam. But an agreement still appears elusive
6. Qatar slams alleged leaked remarks by Israel's prime minister calling Gulf nation "problematic"
7. Israel Tries to Rebut Genocide Charge by Declassifying Cabinet Decisions
8. Israel denies attack on UN refuge in Gaza that drew rebuke from Washington
9. ‘A bill that will be due:’ Pentagon's Middle East buildup costs $1.6B
10. Cut funding to organizations that are empowering Hamas
11. Erik Prince Claims His Vaporware Super-Phone Could Have Thwarted Hamas Attack
12. Moscow Laughs at CIA Recruitment Video Posted to Social Media
13. How the West Can Match Russia in Drone Innovation
14. Why the War in Gaza Makes a Nuclear Iran More Likely
15. The Myths That Warp How America Sees Russia—and Vice Versa
16. AWACS over the Azov: Takeaways from Ukrainian Air Defenses’ Latest Score
17. Shifting Sands: The Future of West Africa’s Power Dynamics and the Sahel Alliance
18. Red Sea Conflict Prompts India’s Navy to Flex Its Muscles
19. Desperate Chinese Investors Are Pouring Into the U.S., Japan
20. Britain Is Lobbying U.S. Republicans on Ukraine. Here’s Why.

Korean News Content:

1. Kim Jong Un Drops the Mask by John Bolton
2. Russia's top diplomat accuses US, South Korea and Japan of preparing for war with North Korea
3. N. Korea says it test-fired new strategic cruise missile
4. Russia is suspected of using N. Korean missiles in Ukraine, UK institute reports
5. North Korea says it tested a cruise missile, flaunting new nuclear-capable weapon
6. Domestic woes put Kim Jong Un on the defensive – and the offensive – in the Korean Peninsula
7. North Korea crypto hacking activity soars to record high in 2023, new report shows
8. North Korea's AI development raises concerns, report says
9. Opinion | As North Korea’s threat grows, ignoring it is not working
10. An in-depth look at Kim Jong Un’s “two states” narrative: Part 3
11. Kim Jong Un acknowledges dire state of economy, urges action
12. Residents near inter-Korean border call for calm amid rising tensions