Small Wars Journal

12/7/22 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Wed, 12/07/2022 - 9:09am

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. Russia-Ukraine live updates: Ukrainian special forces were in Russia during strike


3. Looking the People’s Daily in the Eye

4. TikTok National-Security Deal Faces More Delays as Worry Grows Over Risks

5. Three questions following the Army's FLRAA decision

6. Hawley presses Blinken to prioritize arming Taiwan over Ukraine

7. In Ukraine, a new approach to modern conflict is emerging

8. China Protests: Xi Jinping’s Greatest Challenge Will Be His Country’s Rising Middle Class

9. Irregular Warfare Center (IWC) | SOF News

10. Ukraine leader defiant as drone strikes hit Russia again

11. Explosions at Russian Air Bases May Change Several Nations’ Calculations

12. Authorize State Department programs so we can truly lead with diplomacy

13. North Carolina attack underscores vulnerability of power grid

14. Ukraine Situation Report: Russia Ran Out Of Iranian Shahed-136 Drones Says Kyiv

15. Russia’s playbook to gain influence

16. China’s Communist ruler Xi not playing games with U.S.

17. Biden Must Act to Prevent a Turkish Attack on US Partners in Northern Syria

18. China lends billions to poor countries. Is that a burden ... or a blessing?

19. Marine Corps' elite MARSOC operators have been getting ready for the future

20. Disentangling The Digital Battlefield: How the Internet Has Changed War

Korean News Content:

1.  U.S., Australia urge N. Korea to engage in dialogue, address human rights issues

2. Joint Statement on Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) 2022

3. Secretary Antony J. Blinken, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong, and Australian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Richard Marles at a Joint Press Availability

4. Yoon says S. Korea must perfectly overwhelm N. Korea in conventional military strength

5. N.Korea Is Officially the Enemy Again

6. Former N. Korean diplomat working at S. Korea's state-run think tank: lawmaker

7. Keeping Calm in the Face of North Korean Provocations

8. Koreans' Life Expectancy Keeps Rising

9.  N. Korea to hold parliamentary meeting on Jan. 17: KCNA

10. S. Korea to hold policy meeting on N. Korea's human rights this week

11. Some in N. Korea believe that a seventh nuclear test “is not urgent”

12. Dozens arrested in narcotics crackdown in Hoeryong

13. Defense White Paper explicitly states N. Korea is an enemy

14.  [Column] The symbolism of Kim’s daughter

15. NK's strong interest in climate change offers opportunity for cooperation

16. IAEA chief to visit South Korea next week to discuss North Korean nuclear, other issues

17. Fingers crossed for unification of two Koreas

18. [INTERVIEW] 'If youth get excited about unification, things will happen very quickly'