Small Wars Journal

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

Fri, 02/02/2024 - 9:35am

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National Security News Content:

1. Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, February 1, 2024

2. Israel–Hamas War (Iran) Update, February 1, 2024

3. The Tip of the American Spear? How the United Kingdom Could Pursue Military Specialization

4. A U.N. Agency Is Accused of Links to Hamas. The Clues Were There All Along.

5. Shadow War With Iran Risks Turning Into a Direct Conflict

6. Opinion: Biden needs to follow Trump’s lead on Iran

7. Iraq and Iran were complicit in the Tower 22 attack

8. The deterrence problem: America took its eye off Iran with Indo-Pacific pivot, ex-CENTCOM chief says

9.  Pacific Fleet chief Paparo on China’s big lesson from Ukraine: Win quickly

10. Why NATO Needs Ukraine

11.  Trump-Proofing Europe

12.  A silent killer is stalking veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan

13. In Ukraine and the Middle East, only force can restore deterrence

14. Military hospitals still chasing bugs out of $4.3 billion digital health records system

15. Ukraine Sinks Russian Navy Missile Corvette In Drone Boat Attack

16. Inside China's execution conveyor belt

Korean News Content:

1. North Korea: Preparing for War, Mere Blustering, or Something in Between?

2. N. Korea fires several cruise missiles off west coast: JCS

3. Vice unification minister highlights role of N. Korean defectors for unification

4. N.K. intends to turn Korean Peninsula into Middle East-like conflict zone: Seoul

5. U.S. admiral says 'symbiotic' N.K.-Russia cooperation runs counter to global peace principles

6. N. Korean leader calls for bolstering navy's war readiness during visit to shipyard

7. S. Korea, US hold first joint Army special operations drills of year

8. North Korea is ramping up missile tests as Kim Jung Un weighs war with South Korea

9. North Korean missiles won't defeat Ukraine10.