Small Wars Journal

9/30/23 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Sat, 09/30/2023 - 4:30pm

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, September 29, 2023
2. Ukrainian resistance fighters say Russian officers who hadn't been paid by Moscow sold them key intel on the Black Sea Fleet. Missiles then tore through the headquarters.
3. U.S. Constitution at Center of Military Transfer of Responsibility Ceremony
4. Gen. Mark Milley Warns of Fealty to Dictators, in Exit Speech Aimed at Trump
5. Hollyanne Milley’s Career Presses On as Her Husband’s Wraps Up
6. Gen. Mark Milley to step aside as new Joint Chiefs chair takes command
7. Gen. Milley delivers defense of democracy and swipes at Trump in farewell address
8. As Milley exits, ‘toothaches’ and challenges facing Brown’s first days as Joint Chiefs chair
9. In Poland’s ‘J-Town,’ Soldiers Move Arms to Ukraine as Russian Spies Try to Stop Them
10. The Navy will start randomly testing SEALs and special warfare troops for steroids
11. Beijing’s Increasingly Desperate Attempts to Squelch UN Criticism
12. The Sorry State of America’s Submarine Fleet
13. General Milley and the ‘Wannabe Dictator’ (WSJ OpEd)
14. China-Taiwan Weekly Update, September 29, 2023
15. Announcing 12th Annual SOF & Irregular Warfare Symposium
16. Lessons from Ukraine: U.S. Army using conflict in Europe to prepare soldiers for the next war
17. Ukraine Situation Report: Russia Has Gained The Most Ground This Year
18. Russia’s Gray Zone Threat after Ukraine
19. Swamped with cybersecurity data, NGA hopes ChatGPT-like tools can help
20. Why Orwell Lives On (Book Review)
21. Marine Raiders complete U.S. Army Reconnaissance course
22. Army taps DRS, Intelsat for pioneering SATCOM service pilot
23. Philosophy of War: 3 Influential Theorists

Korean News Content:

1. Analysis: North Korea is Aiding the Russia-Ukraine War via Arms Trade
2. Secretary Antony J. Blinken At the 8th Annual CSIS Republic of Korea-United States Strategic Forum
3. S. Korea, U.S. hold joint anti-terrorism exercise
4. North Korea Has a Problem: Monster Missile Revealed to 'Take Out' Kim Jong Un’s Bunker
5. Unification ministry uses metaverse to recreate hometowns of elderly S. Koreans hailing from North
6. N. Korean FM slams UNSC meeting over Pyongyang's force-building policy in constitution
7. What to know and what's next for Travis King, the American soldier who ran into North Korea
8. Poll shows 79% of young Koreans agree on need to improve ties with Japan
9. Korea sees record-low births in July
10.  S. Korea to extend $5 mil worth of fertilizer aid to Ukraine via U.S. agency
11. N.Korea could use nuclear weapons at any stage of conflict: Pentagon
12. ‘Absurd how Korea treats its people’: English signage fad alienates older Koreans
13. The Worrying Democratic Erosions in South Korea
14. Does Kim’s Visit to Russia Signal an End to North Korea’s Strategic Solitude?