Small Wars Journal

8/14/23 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Mon, 08/14/2023 - 8:16am

Access National Security News HERE.

Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, August 13, 2023
2. China’s Options for Retaliation Are Few After U.S. Investment Ban
3. Global Warfighting Simulation Puts the Pressure on Navy, Marine Corps
4. Japan to set up cyberdefense network that includes Pacific islands
5. Ukrainian troops left 'underprepared' by NATO training as instructors don't understand the type of warfare or the enemy, report says
6. Does China Want to Start a War in the South China Sea?
7. America’s 911 call and global response to Ukraine war
8. The Clean Energy Future Is Arriving Faster Than You Think
9. Would F-16s Have Made the Difference in Ukraine’s Counteroffensive?
10. Examining Disaster Aid as Cover for a Chinese Fait Accompli Against Taiwan
11. China driving Marcos deeper into American arms
12. The Biden-Iran Hostage Deal
13. The latest Iran deal is a win-win
14. Two years after fall of Kabul, tens of thousands of Afghans languish in limbo waiting for US visas
15. Extend the Pentagon’s ban on China’s consumer drones
16. Special Operations News Update - August 14, 2023 | SOF News
17. The Compound Era of U.S. Counterterrorism  (CTC and JSOU)
18. The Pentagon plans to shake up DC’s National Guard
19. Blame Biden’s Hesitancy for Stalling Ukraine’s Offensive By John Bolton
20. Russia to equip new nuclear submarines with hypersonic missiles
21. Getting Serious About Security Cooperation
22. Arm but Verify: A Blueprint for Rigorous Oversight of Future Ukraine Aid
23. How to Prevent an AI Catastrophe
24. US Saw More Mass Shooting Deaths in First Half of 2023 Than All of 2018’s Year of ‘Never Again’

Korean News Content:

1. N. Korea's Kim calls for 'drastic boost' of missile production capacity: state media
2. Respected Comrade Kim Jong Un Inspects Major Munitions Factories
3. N. Korea's Kim slams officials as 'irresponsible' over typhoon damage
4. Pyongyang, Beijing and Moscow shift ties 70 years after Korean War
5. How South Korea’s Jamboree debacle fuels concerns about its national security
6. Biden to broker crisis hotline with Japan, South Korea
7. Korea, U.S. to begin Ulchi Freedom Shield exercise next week
8. Top general visits border units to check readiness ahead of major joint drills with U.S.
9. Camp David summit could lead to breakthrough in trilateral ties in East Asia
10. <Inside N. Korea> “People are stealing unripe corn from the fields” Farms already see a rash of thefts of grains…Security guards given live rounds and even soldiers are deployed
11. 1919 vs 1948: Controversy rekindled over Korea's founding year
12. S. Korea, US to stage ‘realistic, tough’ military exercise against NK threats
13. S. Korea to honor 100 independence fighters on Liberation Day
14. S. Korean Embassy in Tokyo gets bomb threat via email
15. Park to meet US, Japan top diplomats virtually