Small Wars Journal

2/12/24 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Mon, 02/12/2024 - 7:37am

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, February 11, 2024
2. Israel–Hamas War (Iran) Update, February 11, 2024
3. Statement From Pentagon Press Secretary Maj. Gen. Pat Ryder on Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Health Status
4. CNN: Russia recruits 15,000 Nepalis to fight in Ukraine
5. Starlink's Dual Role: Aiding Ukraine's Defense and Assisting Russian Invaders?
6. The Cruel Sea: Reverse course and ensure US Navy is big and strong enough
7. White House promotes Kirby to expanded role to coordinate national security communications
8. Does Joe Biden Have a Deterrence Problem?
9. Biden campaign joins TikTok in an effort to reach younger voters
10. Israeli forces rescue 2 hostages in dramatic Gaza raid that killed at least 67 Palestinians
11. SOCOM Studying Drone, Electronic Warfare in Ukraine, Gaza
12.  U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Considerations for Congress
13. Air Force To Totally Revamp Its Structure To Compete With China
14. Opinion | Speaker Johnson should see what I just saw in Ukraine by Max Boot
15. Threats to America’s critical infrastructure are now a terrifying reality
16. The Cost of a Dysfunctional Congress
17. The Neurotic Fixations of U.S. Foreign Policy
18. Checking the Box but Missing the Mark: The Problems with Nonresident Joint Professional Military Education
19. Is America still the leader of the free world?
20. Romania Is Quietly Doing Great
21. Special Operations News - February 12, 2024 | SOF News

Korean News Content:

1. S. Korea, U.S. experts to meet in Seoul on 10th anniv. of U.N. report on N.Korea
2. N. Korea says it newly developed shells for multiple rocket launcher
3. N. Korea moves to complete construction of general hospital in Pyongyang
4. Yoon's approval rating inches up to 39.2 pct
5. Japan, US, South Korea swiftly shared radar information for first time
6. ‘BTS and BLACKPINK are treated like slaves’, North Korea's outrageous claims spark social media frenzy
7. Kim Jong-un spends £122k importing lingerie for North Korea's 'pleasure squad'
8. Tenth Anniversary of UN Commission of Inquiry Report on Human Rights Abuses in North Korea
9. North Korea criticizes U.S. influence in Israel and the Middle East
10. North Korea develops new rocket launcher controller, KCNA reports
11. Korea sees surge in number of asylum seekers from Russia
12. Kim Jong-un’s rhetorical aggression to intensify throughout year: experts
13. Poland, South Korea wrangle over big-ticket weapons financing