Small Wars Journal

12/1/23 National Security and Korean News and Commentary

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 9:39am

Access National Security News HERE.

Access Korean News HERE.

National Security News Content:

1. Israel Knew Hamas’s Attack Plan More Than a Year Ago
2. We have China’s ‘anti-access’ challenge exactly backward
3. Military intelligence: Joint operation with local resistance sabotages Moscow Oblast railway line
4. Russia's main link to China "paralyzed" after tunnel "sabotage"—reports
5. China-Taiwan Weekly Update, November 30, 2023
6. Israel’s Gaza Ground Invasion and the Return of “Strategic Depth”
7. Satellite photos show how the US Air Force is reclaiming a WWII-era airfield from the jungle to prepare to dodge Chinese missiles
8. Chinese Private Security Companies: Neither Blackwater Nor the Wagner GroupChinese Private Security Companies: Neither Blackwater Nor the Wagner Group
9. Russian Offensive Campaign Assessment, November 30, 2023
10. Israel–Hamas War (Iran) Update, November 30, 2023
11. Experts warn Hamas in a holy war against all Western civilization
12. Marine Corps looks at ocean glider for rapid resupply to fight China
13. War resumes in Gaza after truce collapses
14. Mike Pompeo: What Made Henry Kissinger Truly Special
15. Facing failure, Estonia pushes EU ammunition target for Ukraine
16. 5 Things To Know About The Pentagon’s Information Strategy
17. Military to Curtail Recruiting and Duty Station Moves if Congress Resorts to a Yearlong Stopgap Budget, Joint Chiefs Chairman Warns
18. Exclusive: Judge orders FBI to hand over 9/11 documents on Saudi spy
19. Half of US would recommend military service to loved ones, report says
20. Myanmar's military is losing ground against coordinated nationwide attacks, buoying opposition hopes
21. The Philippines opens a new monitoring base on a remote island in the disputed South China Sea
22. Homeland Missile Defense Is a 'Must Pay' Bill
23. Putin’s War Party
24. Judging Henry Kissinger By Joseph S. Nye, Jr.
25. The AP Interview: Ukraine's Zelenskyy says the war with Russia is in a new phase as winter looms
26. As US Army transforms, it's gleaning lessons about high- and low-tech fighting from Ukraine, Israel
27. China's military buildup enough to win a war with US
28. What Kissinger Didn't Understand  By George Packer
29. Biden's MUTINY on Israel: State Dept insiders warn of internal turmoil
30. Defense bill, passed 62 years in a row, faces partisan minefields in Senate, House

Korean News Content:

1. Kim's sister rejects US offer of dialogue with North Korea and vows more satellite launches
2. Ex-USFK chief raises prospects of tensions following suspension of inter-Korean military accord
3. US and Allies Impose New Sanctions on Old North Korean Foe
4. Why is North Korea saying it's watching the White House?
5. North Korea bars contact between soldiers and civilians
6. <Inside N. Korea> A year after “Kim Ju-ae“ ’s first appearance, what kinds of things are people saying about her?
7. Is ruling party's reform drive at end of road?
8. S. Korea Set To Launch First Spy Satellite With SpaceX
9. U.S. leaves N. Korea on state sponsors of terrorism list in 2022 report
10. N. Korean leader calls for increased aerial combat posture amid tension over satellite launch
11. N. Koreans must use electronic certificates to make digital payments
12. US, allies impose sanctions on N Korea following satellite launch
13. Korea and Japan re-establish $10 billion currency swap deal
14. South Korea Offers a Chance to Modernize Old Alliances
15. South Korea's population collapse is set to deepen
16. Kim Jong-un’s daughter joins dad in wearing leather trench coats for an air show