Small Wars Journal

12/24/2021 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Fri, 12/24/2021 - 9:49am

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. Opinion | The Navy SEALs, a Christmas story
3. The leader who's standing up to China
4. If the U.S. Rolls Back Iran Sanctions, Business Beware
5. U.S. Considers Warning Ukraine of a Russian Invasion in Real-Time
6.  Housing company that defrauded military ordered to pay $65 million
7. What happens when US rejects Putin’s ultimatum?
8. Duterte weaponizes Filipino custom in the Covid era
9. Court frees Pinoy jailed for killing US Colonel James Rowe in 1989
10. Visualizing the $94 Trillion World Economy in One Chart
11. ISIS shares chilling Christmas poster showing decapitated Santa
12. China’s Soft-Power Advantage in Africa
13. Japan, US draft operation plan for Taiwan contingency: sources
14. Biden signs historic bill punishing China for Uyghur genocide
15. White House: Russia Stepping Up Disinformation In Possible Invasion Prelude
16. Trump pushes back on Candace Owens: 'People aren't dying when they take the vaccine'

Korean News Content:

1. S. Korea grants special pardon to ex-President Park Geun-hye
2. Former leftist lawmaker Lee Seok-ki paroled
3. S.Korea's Moon pardons disgraced Park amid tight presidential race
4. A Bipartisan Consensus on South Korea’s Foreign Policy?
5. What South Korea Can Learn From India on Diplomatic Balancing
6. Special pardon in dispute: Moon should take responsibility for fallout from pardon
7. Pardon politics free Korea’s disgraced ex-leader Park
8. Female North Korean soldier attempts to end her life after suffering from five separate sexual assaults
9. EDITORIAL | Enhancing Kim Jong Un’s Dictatorship Cannot Lead to a Brighter Future for North Korea
10. North Korea’s Military Capabilities
11. US ambassadorial vacancy could send bad message: experts
12. The first of 43,000 names of Korean War dead are added to the conflict’s memorial in Washington
13. S. Korea, China discuss Olympics, end-of-war declaration in high-level talks