Small Wars Journal

4/15/24 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Mon, 04/15/2024 - 8:05am

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, April 14, 2024
2. Israel–Hamas War (Iran) Update, April 14, 2024
3. The New Civil War Movie Is Eerily Right About How the Country Could Split Apart
4. What Are the Stakes of ‘Civil War,’ Really?
5.  75th Rangers sweep Best Ranger, Best Mortar, and International Sniper competitions
6. How the U.S. Forged a Fragile Middle Eastern Alliance to Repel Iran’s Israel Attack
7. Analysis: Israel Repelled Iran’s Huge Attack. But Only With Help From U.S. and Arab Partners.
8. Chinese Company Under Congressional Scrutiny Makes Key U.S. Drugs
9. An Essential Part of Modern Life That Armies Should Never Attack Again
10. Opinion | A stunning victory with the shield creates an opening for Israel
11. Israel is quiet on next steps against Iran — and on which partners helped shoot down missiles
12. Iran says it gave warning before attacking Israel. US says that's not true
13. Return of horse-drawn caissons to Arlington National Cemetery delayed
14. U.S. details Pentagon’s role in defending Israel from Iranian attack
15. House Speaker Mike Johnson says he will push for aid to Israel and Ukraine this week
16. How to Stop the Iran Threat: Four Critical Steps America Must Take
17. ‘Catastrophic success’ of credentialing program for soldiers may lead to cuts
18. Lessons From Gaza’s Most Vulnerable: Understanding Civilian Protection in Wartime
19. Iran’s Neutralized Counterstrike: Israel’s Air Defense Operation Was Effective—Just Not Necessarily Replicable
20. Chinese exodus leaves Cambodia boomtown with 500 'ghost buildings'
21. The US Army isn't ready to attack across rivers
22. The US Army's power to rapidly defeat enemies may be a thing of the past
23. The Middle East Could Still Explode

Korean News Content:

1. Editorial: US-Japan, China-N. Korea tighten grip on Northeast Asian security as S. Korean politics rages on
2. 'Day of Sun' reference over N. Korean late founder's birthday reemerges in state media
3. U.S. envoy meets FM Cho in Seoul after Russia's veto on U.N. panel monitoring N.K. sanctions
4. The North Korean origins of Iran's rocket strike capability against Israel
5. As winter training ends, N. Korean military takes action to tighten combat discipline
6. Kim Jong Un, China’s Zhao Leji seek enhanced cooperation
7. N. Koreans complain about Kim Jong Un's inspection of tank unit
8. <Inside N. Korea> 'National Unified Price System' implemented on domestic products...Stores are given booklet showing prices in new system… Government aims to tighten control over economy
9. Korean official development assistance increases by 11%
10. Samsung Electronics Gets $6.4 Billion for Texas Chip Plants
11. Emergency plan needed for a new Mideast crisis (South Korea)
12. Congratulations, democracy (South Korea)