Small Wars Journal

7/31//2021 Korean and National Security News and Commentary

Sat, 07/31/2021 - 12:07pm

Access Korean News HERE.

Access National Security News HERE.

Korean News Contents:

1. United States Seizes Oil Tanker Used to Violate Sanctions Against North Korea
2. U.S. seizes Singapore-owned oil tanker in violation of N. Korea sanctions regimes
3. Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Phone Call With Republic of Korea Minister of Defense Suh Wook
4. Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III's Phone Call With Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi
5. North Korea Is Strictly Enforcing Its Language Purification Policy
6. N. Korea's food shortage to worsen in H2: U.N. report
7. 14 U.S. lawmakers endorse bill on declaration of official end to Korean War
8. 265 members of virus-hit Cheonghae unit released from hospitals
9. Too much haste of N. Korea policy
10. Brooks talks about S. Korea’s populist presidential candidates
11. Inter-Korean military hotlines back to normal operation: defense ministry
12. China's Xi vows to "defend" and "develop" North Korea ties as Kim rallies army
13. Kim Jong Un chastises North Korea’s military, brings leaders to a workshop to address “major shortcomings”
14. North Korea's economy contracts most in 23 years, bank figures show
15. How Feminism Became a Dirty Word in South Korea
 

National Security News Contents:

1. ‘How Does One Process Defeat?’
2. Will Beijing Invade Taiwan?
3. Air Force special operations’ next big battlefield: Facebook
4. Pentagon Grappling With New Vaccine Orders; Timing Uncertain
5. Who’s against the jab: Our statistical model throws light on America’s vaccine hesitancy
6. DoD really has no idea who it’s hired to do private security, report finds
7. U.S. scheme to hype South China Sea issue sanctimonious - Xinhua
8. Army Says Drowning Wasn't the Cause of Green Beret's Death, Retracting Prior Claim
9. Philippine, US Troop Pact In ‘Full Force Again’
10. China theme runs through Philippine weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz’s Olympic gold medal
11. Why a post-US Afghanistan poses a litmus test for China as a military power
12. DIA Medical Sleuth Busts China Biowarfare Plot Theory
13. How the U.S. Learned to Stop Worrying About the Pacific and Love the ‘Indo-Pacific’
14. ‘Complete disaster’: Inside the Biden team’s chaotic bid to evacuate Afghan interpreters
15. FBI probe shows amount of chemicals in Beirut blast was a fraction of original shipment
16. Russia-Japan Tensions Rise As Moscow Eyes Kuril Development
17. Re-Shaping the USMC as a Crisis Management Force: Working Naval Integration
18. 6 key takeaways about the state of the news media in 2020
19. The Return of Hypocrisy
20. DoD needs to get a handle on quality of life at remote, isolated U.S. bases, report finds
21. The Secret Source Who Helped Fuel Trump’s Big Lie
22. Lithuania leads in defying China
23. QAnon is not Dead: New Research into Telegram Shows the Movement is Alive and Well