Small Wars Journal

9/1/23 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Fri, 09/01/2023 - 9:22am

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment , August 31, 2023
2. Ukraine tells critics of slow counteroffensive to 'shut up'
3. Learning from Russia’s war on Ukraine by John Nagl
4. The War in Winter 2023 – The Coming Ukrainian and Russian Winter Campaigns by Mick Ryan
5. Soldiers, Marines from Kabul evac awarded Presidential Unit Citation
6. With a Village Recaptured, Ukraine Takes the Next Step in Its Counteroffensive
7. Dollars Deployed: How the Weaponization of the U.S. Financial System Contributed to Afghanistan’s Collapse
8. Zelenskyy says Ukraine has developed a long-range weapon, a day after a strike deep inside Russia
9. Opinion | Covid is back. A fruitless national freakout shouldn’t come with it.
10. Why the new covid variant is not cause for concern — yet
11. As Ukraine’s Fight Falters, It Gets Even Harder to Talk About Negotiations
12. Moment Of Drone Strike That Destroyed Russian Il-76s Seen In Infrared Image
13. Analysis | Amid a wave of West African coups, France faces a reckoning
14. Philippines stands up to Beijing in South China sea tussle
15. How Japan Can Make Itself America’s Best Ally By Hal Brands
16. The US Military Is Getting Smaller, Cheaper and Smarter By James Stavridis
17. Ukrainians complete training on Abrams tanks as Kyiv makes battlefield gains
18. China's new national map has set off a wave of protests. Why?
19. Opinion | An Army Special Operations probe sheds light on misogyny in the military
20. How Ukraine’s deep battle is preparing the ground for success
21. The flames of Russian dissent
22. Factors Influencing Strategy: The Objective-Narrative Nexus
23. Beware of Pentagon techno-enthusiasm
24. The Pentagon’s Replicator effort to counter China is the right call
25. US drone swarm program could redefine modern war
26. What Tolstoy Can Teach Us About Geopolitics by Robert D. Kaplan
27. Special Operators Essential for National Strategy
28. How Russian Globalized the War in Ukraine

Korean News Content:

1. U.S. Sanctions Russian Company Over Alleged Support for North Korean Weapons Programs
2. How To Enhance South Korea’s Conventional Deterrent
3. Why Japan and South Korea care about Taiwan
4. Seoul imposes unilateral sanctions on NK firm, 5 individuals linked to WMD financing
5. S. Korea launches drone operations command amid N. Korean threats
6. U.N. rapporteur for North Korean human rights to visit Seoul next week
7. A defector testifies about N. Korean human rights atrocities
8. Yoon warns against spreading falsehoods about Camp David alliance
9. US lawmakers seek to meet UN officials to stop China from sending back N. Korean defectors
10. Pyongyang's missile provocation challenges S. Korean military headquarters
11. N.Korea Practices Occupying S.Korea
12. North Koreans continue smuggling attempts across China-N. Korea border
13. <Inside N. Korea> Report suggests deaths in second largest city of Hamhung
14. US Army engineers float South Korean tanks during ‘wet gap’ drill near DMZ