Small Wars Journal

1/15/2022 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Sat, 01/15/2022 - 10:41am

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National Security News Content:

1. U.S. Considers Backing an Insurgency, After Battling One
2. U.S. Names Official to Counter Foreign Election Interference
3. Meeting China’s hypersonic challenge
4. Russian Agents in Ukraine Are Trying to Create a Pretext for Invasion, Pentagon Says
5. Negotiate Like Putin
6. Russia, China and the Bid for Empire by Robert D. Kaplan
7. What the Thucydides Trap gets wrong about China
8. China Is Watching Ukraine With a Lot of Interest
9. Iran says 25-year China agreement enters implementation stage
10. US needs more Asians to avoid demographic death
11. Reed aims for fresh push to confirm Biden’s Pentagon nominees
12. Britain’s Security Agency MI5 Warns Lawmakers of China’s Political Interference
13. U.S. Diplomats in Geneva, Paris Struck With Suspected ‘Havana Syndrome’
14. It is time to do away with the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy
15. Japan a valuable partner in resistance to China’s authoritarian advances
16. At Request of U.S., Russia Rounds Up 14 REvil Ransomware Affiliates
17. Seditious Conspiracy: What to Make of the Latest Oath Keepers Indictment
18. Psy-Ops are a crucial weapon in the war against disinformation
19. Analysis: China is still the ultimate prize that Western banks can't resist
20. Analysis | Lithuania is learning the cost of standing up to China. Without E.U. backing, it may be forced to sit back down.
21. U.S. veterans urge Biden admin not to release frozen funds to Iran
22. Will Biden’s Conventional Arms Transfer policy be an evolution or a revolution?
23. Nathan Law’s Lesson for Democracies

Korean News Content:

1. N. Korea announces firing of 2 train-borne guided missiles into East Sea
2. U.S. reaffirms security commitment to S. Korea following NK missile tests
3. North warns of upping the ante after latest U.S. sanctions
4. US accusing Russia of helping North Korea develop its nuclear missile program — diplomat
5. Firing Drill of Railway-borne Missile Regiment Held
6. Biden thanks Korean immigrants for contributing to U.S. prosperity
7. Few Signs of Production at Sunchon Fertilizer Plant
8. Korea, U.S. to Put off Joint Drills Until April
9. Biden strategy on North Korea under pressure over missile launches
10. Candidates for North Korean leadership bodyguard unit must be four centimeters taller than last year
11. Update on North Korean Human Rights on the First Anniversary of the Biden Inauguration
12. North Korea Says It Fired Railway-Borne Missiles in Friday Drill
13. Talking about talks with North Korea