Small Wars Journal

2/7/24 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Wed, 02/07/2024 - 8:43am

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. Opinion | What a Russian and Ukrainian general agree on: This battlespace is different
2. Qatar gets 'positive' response from Hamas on cease-fire plan as group reiterates its broader demands
3. Iraq Hosts Both U.S. and Iranian-Backed Forces. It’s Getting Tense.
4. Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, February 6, 2024
5. Israel–Hamas War (Iran) Update, February 6, 2024
6. A China-U.S. Decoupling? You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet
7. Uncrewed Systems and the Transformation of U.S. Warfighting Capacity
8. Senators approve an Asia veteran as No. 2 diplomat, underscoring US efforts to keep focus on China
9. Opinion | A movement builds against Putin’s war in Ukraine
10. Russian missile strikes on Ukrainian cities kills five, officials say
11. More Than a Fifth of Hostages in Gaza Are Dead, Israel Says
12. SOCOM taking innovation foundry to London to focus on special ops in ‘smart cities’
13. US, Russia clash at UN over North Korea, Patriot missiles in Ukraine
14. Why Americans Are So Down on a Strong Economy
15. Army wants more tech feedback from deployed units for new 'transforming in contact' concept
16. North Korean ballistic missiles used in 9 attacks on Ukraine
17. Companies and Universities Can Help Reverse Military Recruiting Shortfalls Threatening America's National Security
18. Stop letting Iran hide behind its proxies and strike them head-on
19. America Has Never Had So Many 65-Year-Olds. They’re Redefining the Milestone.
20. The Middle East could get even uglier, with Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah ready to wage war on Israel

Korean News Content:

1. North Korea has demolished its monument to reunification but it can’t fully erase the dream
2. Behind the idyllic-looking lives of North Korea’s nuclear weapons researchers
3. Russian envoy warns North may conduct seventh nuke test, blames U.S.
4. Editorial: Rising Korean defense status demands enhanced security measures
5. US, Russia clash at UN over North Korea, Patriot missiles in Ukraine
6. South Korea, US explore joint ship, weapons maintenance opportunities
7. North Korean ballistic missiles used in 9 attacks on Ukraine
8. US prosecutors indict Korean Americans for running brothels, where Biden’s son was allegedly a client
9. USFK warns of social media imposters of commander
10. US envoys in S. Korea, China, other countries urge congressional action on Ukraine, Israel support bill
11. Saudi Arabia buys Korea's Cheongung-II missiles for $3.2 billion
12.  Defense minister back from Middle East with $3.2b deal
13. Yoon's approval rating inches down to 34 percent: Yonhap News survey
14. Military to establish 'strategic command' at Capital Defense Command