Small Wars Journal

9/21/22 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 5:19pm

Access National Security News HERE.

Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE CAMPAIGN ASSESSMENT, SEPTEMBER 20 (Putin's War)

2. Ukraine: CDS Daily brief (20.09.22) CDS comments on key events

3. China Is Capable of Blockading Taiwan, U.S. Navy Commander Says

4. 4. We don't have an organizational problem, we have a leadership problem (influence operations)

5. US making progress on cyber defense, but up against some 'significant hurdles': Commission report

6. FDD | 2022 Annual Report on Implementation

7. The Kremlin Must Be in Crisis

8. Russia’s underperforming military (and ours) - Responsible Statecraft by Andrew J. Bacevich

9. How the Second Civil War Could Start

10. The Alternate History of China

11. Building Taiwan’s Own Area Denial Capabilities

12. Ex-Fort Benning commander’s retirement halted over tweets

13. Opinion | Biden is right on Taiwan. Now he needs a staff that won’t undercut him.

14. Putin's Partial Ukraine Mobilization Could Mean the End of Russia

15. The West is testing out a lot of shiny new military tech in Ukraine

16. Revealed: US Military Bought Mass Monitoring Tool That Includes Internet Browsing, Email Data

17. Why the US still must invest in homeland missile defense

Korean News Content:

1. Ukraine war could embolden Pyongyang: U.S. report

2. S. Korea, U.S. Marines develop 5-year plan to bolster combined amphibious exercises

3. In letter to Xi, N. Korean leader highlights strong bilateral ties against 'hostile forces'

4. Conflict over Taiwan could expand, says LaCamera

5. Yoon’s omission is a sign of strength (UN Speech omitted nK)

6. Experts warn of deadly consequences of North Korea, Russia strengthening ties

7. Yoon asks U.N. chief for stern response to N.K. provocations

8. Satellite imagery suggests N. Korea may be preparing to launch new submarine: 38 North

9. US-ROK Strategic Dialogue: Recalibrating Deterrence Against an Evolving DPRK Nuclear Threat

10. N. Korea's new nuclear law seems focused on boosting deterrence: experts

11. N. Hamgyong Province resident sets fire to home of local party secretary

12. N. Korea calls for measures to punish party members who have “abandoned their duties toward the Workers’ Party”

13. US warns arms supplies by N.Korea, Iran to Russia will lead to further sanctions

14. North Korea rolls out new software to keep tabs on its officials in China