Small Wars Journal

8/30/23 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Wed, 08/30/2023 - 8:47am

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. From “irregular warfare” to Irregular Warfare – History of a Term
2. 2 years after US withdrawal Afghanistan resistance group yearns for Western help as they take on Taliban
3. FBI announces it has dismantled global network of hacked computers used in major fraud scheme
4. Biden’s caution is Putin’s advantage — and it could be China’s too
5. Replicator Is DoD's Big Play To Build Thousands Of Autonomous Weapons In Just Two Years
6. Sea Change: ‘Bongbong’ Marcos and the Future of the South China Sea
7. Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, August 29, 2023
8. US Strategic Command Hosts Former Iranian Official Who Bragged About Efforts To Assassinate US Leaders
9. A UN Body Sheds Light on the Fate of Disappeared Uyghurs
10. A Traveler’s Pocket Guide to Chinese Communist Party Doublespeak
11. Air attack kills 2 in Kyiv while Russia accuses Ukraine of biggest drone attack of the war
12. U.S. to send $250 million in weapons to Ukraine
13. Meta’s ‘Biggest Single Takedown’ Removes Chinese Influence Campaign
14. Democrat introduces bill to limit defense contractor, foreign government influence on Pentagon
15. Protest Rights are Under Assault. Activists Show How to Fight Back.
16. A Strategic Strike Campaign – Ukraine Strikes Back - Farther and More Often
17. Blind, See, Kill: The Grand Networking Plan To Take On China
18. Air Force expanding number of bases in Pacific over next decade
19. Four-star panel to weigh in on Pentagon’s rapid experiments
20. Mark Lambert, a foreign service officer of more than 30 years, will oversee department’s China and Taiwan strategy, people familiar say
21. US Food Supply Threatened by Extreme Drought ... And Extreme Rain
22. Pentagon seeks missile defense integration with Australia
23. Deepfake Scams Are Growing and The Latest Batch Feature Elon Musk
24. This special ops leader secretly ran a popular military meme page — here's how it helped him do his job
25. Exclusive: U.S military in talks to develop port in Philippines facing Taiwan
26. A Script for Congressional Testimony: The Critical Need for a Joint Interagency Task Force for Influence (JIATF-Influence)
27. Is the Biden administration’s Ukraine policy sustainable?
28. Command by intent can ensure command post survivability
29. This is what it takes to become a legendary Marine Raider
30. White House Mum on Hostages-for-Criminals Swap
31. Putin struggles with falling ruble, rising prices as sanctions bite

Korean News Content:

1. U.S. remains open to dialogue with N. Korea; White House
2. Outcome of S. Korea, U.S., Japan summit represents strong commitment of equal, powerful countries: Campbell
3. The Real-Life Bank Heist That Should Have Us All Petrified
4. S. Korea ready to become most vocal 'speaker' over N. Korea's human rights: minister
5. S. Korea, U.S. hold joint air drills, involving B-1B strategic bomber
6. Mark Lambert, a foreign service officer of more than 30 years, will oversee department’s China and Taiwan strategy, people familiar say
7. U.S. Space Force looks to boost allied tracking of North Korea missiles
8. North Korean leader calls for military to be prepared against invasion
9. US can’t rely on military prowess to counter China in Asia, despite partnership with Japan, South Korea
10. North Korea brings home around 700 of its workers from China and Russia
11. Ships sanctioned for trade with North Korea remain active
12. ‘Forgery and agitation is how communism survives,’ Yoon says
13. <Photo Report>The North Korea-China Border (1) In August, Tumen and the midstream of the Tumen River was quiet
14. South Korea teams up with Japan, U.S. for missile defense drill against North
15. Korea’s fertility rate drops to record low of 0.7 again
16. Tackling challenges from Camp David
17. South Korea seeks to stabilize relations with China, Russia
18. Is North Korea preparing crown princess Kim Ju-ae as successor?
19. Korea, China, Japan eye high-level talks to arrange trilateral summit within year: sources