Thursday, October 24, 2019

10/24/2019 Korean News and Commentary

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1. U.S., N. Korea could hold more working-level talks this year: think tank
2. The Cornerstone and the Linchpin: Securing America's Northeast Asian Alliances
3. FM says 'US asks too much in defense cost-sharing' (ROK/US Alliance)
4. S. Korea, Japan agree to mend frayed ties
5. Korea May Be Forced to Use Unconventional Stimulus For Economy Hit by Trade War
6. Elderly North Koreans increasingly turn to begging to survive

Part 2 10/23/2019 National Security News and Commentary

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1. As Secret Pentagon Spending Rises, Defense Firms Cash in
2. How Climate Change Will Help China And Russia Wage Hybrid War
3. Pentagon to Begin Testing 5G at Four Bases
4. On the "Gerasimov Doctrine": Why the West Fails to Beat Russia to the Punch
5. Review | Watching Jim Mattis's slow slide into irrelevance
6. Navy lieutenant, wife accused of conspiring to smuggle inflatable boats to China
7. U.S. Soldiers' War Crime Gets Hollywood Treatment (Movie Review)

Part 2 10/23/2019 Korean News and Commentary

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1. North Korea's Kim Jong Un and Trump have 'special' relationship: KCNA
2. Don't be surprised when South Korea wants nuclear weapons
3. NK to see how 'wisely' Washington acts through year-end deadline: official
4. Kurds and Koreans
5. Wife of ex-justice minister arrested after 2-month probe (South Korea)
6.  Korea, U.S. hold new round of defense cost-sharing talks in Honolulu
7. A solid alliance is key (ROK/US)

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

10/23/2019 National Security News and Commentary

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1. Why it's so extraordinary that American generals are criticizing Trump now By Col. Jack Jacobs
2. US military struggles to find a strategy amid sudden policy changes in CENTCOM region
3.  #Reviewing Why America Loses Wars (Book Review)
4. Elephants and Mosquitos: Why Leaders’ Character Really Matters
5. National Security Perils of China’s Belt and Road Policy
6. China’s own “Great Delusion”
7.Lost in the Furor Over Syria: Alliances are a Means, not an End
8. Military Deception: AI’s Killer App?
9. China’s surveillance system: a warning for US 


10. Defense Secretary Esper to urge NATO to pay more to protect Saudi Arabia from Iran

10/23/2019 Korean News and Commentary

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1. History, islets and rulings behind tension between South Korea, Japan
2. Sweden to send new invitation for U.S.-N.K. nuke talks within coming weeks: Swedish envoy
3. US wins court seizure of North Korean cargo vessel
4. Political parties mixed about N.K. leader's order to remove Mt. Kumgang facilities
5. Kim sends ultimatum over cross-border project amid stalemate in inter-Korean ties
6. North Korea Trades Rare Earth Mine Rights to China for Investment in Solar Plants
7. North Korea's military sells coal to pay for uniforms
8. Public sector to save North Korean schools: Kim

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Part 2 10/22/2019 Korean News and Commentary

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1. Why did Cyber Command back off its recent plans to call out North Korean hacking?
2. Kim Jong Un: South Korean facilities in Mt. Kumgang resort must be removed
3.  Deeper inter-Korean economic cooperation necessary to prevent return to confrontation
4. S. Korea becomes largest donor for N. Korea this year
5. N.K. leader criticizes father's policy to depend on S. Korea for Mount Kumgang resort
6. N.K. leader's wife appears in state media after 4-month absence
7. Defectors Send Flyers to N.Korea to Denounce World Cup Qualifier Fiasco
8. N. Korea brings up Yeonpyeong Island to threaten

Part 2 10/22/2019 National Security News and Commentary

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1. Pentagon official overseeing special operations resigns after just 4 months on the job
2. Eight-pound part falls from special ops aircraft and lands at US air base on Okinawa
3. Nerd Revolution: Using Data, Not Bullets, To Defeat ISIS
4. The US is losing the war against tyranny
5. China Sharpens Hacking to Hound Its Minorities, Far and Wide
6. The 2022 Winter Olympics and Beijing’s Uyghur Policy: Sports in the Shadows of Concentration Camps
7. China and US in trillion-dollar tech war
8. U.S. Officials Ignored Trump on Syria and We Are All Paying the Price




10/24/2019 Korean News and Commentary

Access Here:  https://conta.cc/2PpSUX9 1. U.S., N. Korea could hold more working-level talks this year: think tank 2. The Cornerstone a...