Small Wars Journal

4/25/22 National Security. and Korean News and Commentary

Mon, 04/25/2022 - 9:27am

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Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

2. U.S. Wants to See Russia Weakened, Says Defense Secretary Austin
3. U.S. to send diplomats back to Ukraine, pledges support in protracted war
4. U.S. diplomats to begin returning to Ukraine this week
5. Secretary Blinken and Secretary Austin’s Travel to Ukraine - United States Department of State
6. Russia Begins 'Second' Phase of War - April 25, 2022 | SOF News
7. Assessing the Costs of Expecting Easy Victory
8. How to Target Russian Oil Exports Without Upending Global Energy Markets
9. India’s role significant as US seeks to reverse PRC takeover of Solomon Islands
10. With Abu Sayyaf declining, is Daesh still a threat in the Philippines?
11. No respite for re-elected Macron as parliamentary elections loom
12. Why it’s smart to slash the US defense budget
13. Opinion | The Russians appear ready to repeat Germany’s mistake
14. Expand NATO to Hawaii
15. The Ukrainians Keep Blowing Up Russian Command Posts And Killing Generals
16. China is hunting down Uyghurs with help from some surprising countries
17. Why the Pentagon is fanboying over Elon Musk’s space company
18. Foreign investors are ditching China. Russia's war is the latest trigger
19. Exclusive: An Insurgency In Ukraine Is Growing, Says a Former FBI Acting Deputy Director and IED Expert

Korean News Content:

1. N. Korea has not staged military parade yet: source
2. South Korea Conducts Second SLBM Test from KSS-III Submarine
3. Yoon's delegates meet Japan's top diplomat, note need for strengthened Seoul-Tokyo ties
4. Yoon's temporary office to be set up on 5th floor of defense ministry building
5. S. Korea honors 15 officers for last year's mission to rescue Afghan coworkers
6. North Korea's military parade never materialized
7. Cheong Wa Dae to open to public at noon on May 10
8. Significance of the Ukraine war
9. Yoon's delegation, Japanese foreign minister agree on need to mend frayed ties
10. <Inside N.Korea> Hunger spreads in rural areas in April; farmers run out of food, and people in cities have no cash income… The authorities implement weak measures to resolve these issues
11. N.Korean Hackers 'Work out of Chinese Hotels'
12. North Korea changed the scheduled date for its military parade in early April 
13. N. Korea to severely crackdown on market activities of teens and 20-somethings from May
14. Several elementary school teachers in Hamhung reported to authorities for “excessive bribes”
15. N.Korea, Russia develop ‘strongest ever’ mutual support on global issues: state media
16. Marshall Plan for North Korea proposed as a big step for peace