Category: Military

News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Duncan Moore. 1. Kyodo: US seeks liaison offices in Washington, Pyongyang 2. Dear Mr. President, letter, regarding election fraud, South Korea 3. Dismissed N. Korean official confirmed as 1st vice director of key ruling party body 4. South Korea’s old torture factory is making nice with

News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Duncan Moore. 1. Why Trump’s troop withdrawal from Germany is only the beginning 2. Abolish the police? Those who survived the chaos in Seattle aren’t so sure 3. Brent Scowcroft taught a generation how to manage foreign policy 4. US-China relations: is Azar’s visit to Taiwan

News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Duncan Moore. 1. China’s rise forges new bond between Japan and Five Eyes 2. For whom the tok tiks 3. DOE RFI for Trump executive order on bulk-power system grapples with national security implications of evolving U.S. electrical grid 4. GOP rep calls on DOJ to

News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Duncan Moore. 1. Trump says he will make deals with N.K. very quickly if reelected 2. Don’t use U.S. troops as bargaining chips 3. Around 10 countries yet to submit final report on N.K. workers to U.N.: document 4. Washington: GSOMIA is critical to U.S. security

News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs.          1. How the US Can Prevent the Next ‘Cyber 9/11’ 2. Pentagon chief expresses concern to Chinese counterpart about Beijing’s activity in South China 3. Ongoing Defense Department Reforms Align With National Defense Strategy 4. NSA Releases Guidance on Limiting Location Data Exposure 5. America should learn from Australia

News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. President Moon express regret over N.K. not informing Seoul of dam discharge 2. Gov’t Seeks to Punish Anyone Sending Leaflets to N.Korea 3. UN Report Underlines North Korea’s Continuing Nuclear Ambitions 4.  North Korea fears information the most, analyst says 5. U.S.-South Korea Military Exercises Stay Digital, as

News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Andrew Narloch. 1. FDD | EU Issues Its First-Ever Cyber Sanctions 2. US offers $10 million reward for hackers meddling in US elections 3.  State Dept.: Russia pushes disinformation in online network 4. Former Army Delta Force officer, US ambassador sign secretive contract to develop

News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. Trump says N.K. would seek talks if election was not near 2. U.S. is ready to negotiate N. Korea’s denuclearization: U.S. envoy 3.  U.S. says N.K. must stop provocations, return to nuclear talks 4. N.K. leader orders special aid for Kaesong on coronavirus lockdown 5. N.K. leader presides

News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs.          1. FDD | Lebanon Is Collapsing and Urgent Reform Is Desperately Needed 2. Navy SEALs cut ties with museum over Colin Kaepernick video 3. Distilling the Essence of Strategy 4. What’s Modern About Modern Strategy? 5.  The China Hawks Got It Mostly Right 6. NSA Warns Cellphone Location Data Could

News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs. 1. ‘US to ratchet up pressure on SMA talks’ 2. First U.N. report on N. Korea’s miniaturization of nuclear warheads 3. Seoul responds to report that Pyongyang ‘probably’ has miniaturized nukes 4. North Korea increases illegal coal exports, satellite imagery suggests 5.  Nampo: A Tale of Two Ports (north