Small Wars Journal

8/24/23 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Thu, 08/24/2023 - 10:16am

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, August 23, 2023
2. 'Prigozhin BETTER be alive': Wagner fighters threaten to march on Moscow
3. Putin, Prigozhin and Western Illusions
4. The CIA's director predicted last month that Putin would seek revenge on Yevgeny Prigozhin after his failed coup
5. White House tells Ukraine, allies that Congress will back more war aid
6. Statement by Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on Ukraine's Independence Day
7. Inside the Marine Corps' Fight with Fox News over a False Gold Star Family Story
8. 458. Engaging Generations Z and Alpha: Communicating Effectively with Digital Natives | Mad Scientist Laboratory
9. Report to Congress on U.S. Special Operations Forces
10. US approves new $500M arms sale to Taiwan as aggression from China intensifies
11. Without Prigozhin, expect some changes around the edges on Russian influence operations
12. U.S., Ukraine Clash Over Counteroffensive Strategy
13. Ukrainian Special Ops Raid Occupied Crimea on Independence Day
14. Commoditized Weapons in Ukraine: Are the Allies Getting the Procurement Right?
15. Reimagining Contested Communications
16. Women in special operations say bias, double standards are daily realities
17. Has Xi Jinping bankrupted China?  It is finally possible to imagine a post-Communist regime
18. Xi’s Age of Stagnation – The Great Walling-Off of China
19. Why Putin Wanted Prigozhin Dead – A Conversation With Tatiana Stanovaya
20. Australia is becoming America’s military launch-pad into Asia
21. Planning Ethical Influence Operations
22. A ‘lethal threat’: why the far right sees more scrutiny than the left
23. Pentagon watchdog finds lax oversight and screening of military recruits with extremist ties

Korean News Content:

1. N. Korea says 2nd attempt to launch spy satellite fails: state media
2. KCNA Report on Accident in Second Launch of Military Reconnaissance Satellite
3. North Korea’s Second Spy-Satellite Launch Fails in Midflight
4. U.S. 'strongly condemns' N. Korea's latest space launch: White House
5. U.S. says N. Korean satellite launch violates UNSC resolutions, calls on Pyongyang to engage in dialogue
6. The Camp David U.S.-Japan-Korea Trilateral Summit: An Exchange among CSIS Japan and Korea Chairs
7. S.Koreans Need to Take Civil Defense Drills More Seriously
8.  What to Do about North Korean Nuclear Weapons
9. Violent crime is rising in North Korea amid food shortages
10. Camp David Marked a ‘New Era’ in Japan-Korea-US Relations. Can It Endure?
11. State security agency branches on border use family members of defectors to bust remittance brokers
12. [ANALYSIS] North Korea fails again to launch satellite but appears to have solved cause of 1st failure
13. North Korea slams South Korea-US-Japan summit as 'Asian version of NATO'
14. Yoon orders NSC to share analysis of NK launch with US, Japan
15.  FBI says North Korean hackers preparing to cash out after high-profile crypto hacks
16. N Korea’s new 661 ship makes a nuclear-tipped point
17. Don't count on Camp David
18. US soldier in North Korea has ‘so many reasons’ to come home, mom says