Small Wars Journal

4/15/22 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Fri, 04/15/2022 - 10:12am

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

2. Ukraine War Update - April 15, 2022 | SOF News
3. C.I.A. Director Airs Concern That Putin Might Turn to Nuclear Weapons
4. Russia warns U.S. to stop arming Ukraine
5. U.S. Support for Ukraine Moves Further Into Offensive Assistance
6. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards leader vows to back all Islamic militias
7. What Would Happen If Russia Invaded Finland? Experts Weigh In
8. Putin purges more than 100 FSB agents in apparent retaliation amid Ukraine invasion quagmire
9. US military aid to Ukraine now has surpassed $3 billion under Biden. Here's what's been provided
10. Six U.S. lawmakers arrive in Taiwan on unannounced trip
11. In future wars, US Marine special operators will need to do more than 'kicking down a door,' top Marine says
12. Document reveals $14 billion backlog of US defense transfers to Taiwan
13. DOD: Security Assistance Support to Ukraine Not Affecting U.S. Readiness
14. Inside Ukraine's Makeshift Training Camps, Where Soldiers Are Forged from Civilians
15. What Artillery and Air Defense Does Ukraine Need Now?
16. Republican lawmakers call for reopening US Embassy in Ukraine’s capital
17. Biden Rejects Unanimous NSC ‘More Often Than You Might Think’
18. What China gets wrong
19. The Cyber-Escalation Fallacy
20.  The Outsiders – How the International System Can Still Check China and Russia
21. Fact Sheet on U.S. Security Assistance for Ukraine
22. Strategic sabotage is coming to a global conflict near you
23. Russian warship told to 'go f--- yourself' was either f---ed by Ukraine or by itself
24. The Latest Propaganda Wars
25. FBI Documents Expose Bureau's Big Jan. 6 'Lie'
26. Sex, Lies, and UFOs: Pentagon's Head of Counterintelligence and Security Ousted

Korean News Content:

1. N. Korea marks late founder's birthday with fireworks, large-scale performance
2. South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol unveils foreign policy goals
3.U.S. special envoy for N. Korea to visit Seoul for talks: State Dept.
4. Moon to leave Cheong Wa Dae on May 9, attend Yoon's inauguration ceremony
5. Ahn vows to do best as transition team chief after patching up row with Yoon
6. N. Korean provocations likely to continue for months: Jake Sullivan
7. N. Korean defense minister promoted to vice marshal on late leader's anniv.
8. Only 11 N.K. defectors arrived in S. Korea in Q1
9. Dossier reveals diplomacy behind two Koreas' simultaneous entry into U.N. membership in 1991
10. Penthouses in North Korea are mainly for the unfortunate few
11. FBI says North Korean hackers stole more than $600 million in cryptocurrency in single hack
12.  Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site: Work Continues Around South Portal
13. New Seoul Government Turns Sharply to Washington
14. Washington seeks to reduce Pyongyang oil imports by half
15. Kim birthday brings joy to nobody in North Korea
16. Kim Jong-un Gives North Korea’s Most Famous TV Anchor a Luxury Home
17. US Air Force removes stockpile of depleted uranium rounds from South Korea (South Korean munitions)
18. HRNK Quoted 31 Times in the U.S. Department of State's Democratic People's Republic of Korea 2021 Human Rights Report