Small Wars Journal

8/4/22 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 9:53am

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:


2. Biden Administration Foreign Policy Tracker: August

3. Breaking Down the Taiwan Problem

4. Biden's national security adviser doubles down on Taiwan policy after Pelosi visit

5. Law and the Ayman al-Zawahiri airstrike: a dozen Qs & As

6. Biden sold false narrative about Al Qaeda in Afghanistan: BILL ROGGIO

7. How the U.S. lost the Next Big Thing to China — again

8. Al Qaeda’s Next Move

9. Nobody Wants the Current World Order

10. US, Indonesian soldiers hold drills on Sumatra amid China concerns

11. China fires missiles into waters off Taiwan in largest ever drills

12. Is the Sri Lankan Debt Crisis a Harbinger?

13. Senate Votes To Add Finland, Sweden to NATO

14. Time for NATO to Take the Lead in Ukraine

15. Secretary of defense expected to name a military officer as Pentagon Press Secretary

16. Cyber Ambassador Pick Wants to Bring 'Coherence' to Tech Diplomacy Efforts

17. Can a Fitness App Ease the Military’s Recruitment Crisis?

18. Any Time Any Place? Why Cutting the Air Force’s Irregular Warfare Capabilities Is a Mistake

19. Surprising Many, SOCOM Chose This Heavily Modified Ag Aircraft To Go From Cornfields To Battlefields

20. How Taiwan reacted to Pelosi’s visit, from ‘welcome’ to ‘American witch’

21. US, Ukraine agree to more cyber cooperation amid Russian threat

22. Defense ministry asks U.N. Command to share surveillance footage in N.K. fishermen repatriation case

23. Top Chinese Diplomat Vows ‘Reeducation’ of Taiwan after ‘Reunification’

24. S.Korean airlines temporarily cancel flights to Taiwan, media says

25.  An Alternative History of AirLand Battle, Part I

26. Never seen it this bad’: America faces catastrophic teacher shortage

Korean News Content:

1. Biden Administration Foreign Policy Tracker: August

2. U.S. to Enrage Kim Jong Un With Assassination Dry Run

3. Yoon Suk-yeol speaks with Nancy Pelosi but only on the phone

4. How the US can curb the North Korean nuclear threat

5. Yoon and Pelosi speak by phone for 40 minutes

6. N. Korea's U.N. mission lambasts U.S. over criticism of its nuke program

7. Prosecutors busy researching fishermen repatriation case

8. N. Korea reports no new suspected COVID-19 cases for 6th day: state media

9. North Korean authorities try to stop rise in street prostitution in cities

10. Korea has its say at Asean meetings

11. A phone call is not enough (Korean President and US Speaker)

12. The realities of N. Korea's "free medical system" laid bare

13. N. Korea issues order for citizens to "take good care" of ethnic Chinese residents

14. N. Korea intensifies disease control measures amid claims of "victory" over COVID-19

15. S.Korean airlines temporarily cancel flights to Taiwan, media says

16. China begins huge live-fire drills around Taiwan; Taipei says 'illegitimate, irresponsible'

17. N. Korea changes how it uses Sungho-ri Political Prison Camp

18. Revealing Korea's dilemma

19. Korea, US speakers reaffirm strength of alliance, will to denuclearize NK