Korean Peninsula’s Missile Race Continues in Earnest

Korean Peninsula’s Missile Race Continues in Earnest

On September 1, 2021, the ROK tested (incidentally, earlier than North Korea) a ballistic missile from a submarine, and on September 12, North Korea launched a new cruise missile with a range of 1500 km, which has already stirred up the region. Since South Korean missile news doesn’t usually make the front pages, everyone stigmatized…

The Entire Korean Peninsula as an American Satrapy?

The Entire Korean Peninsula as an American Satrapy?

FA posits a re-prioritization in North Korean governance whereby the military will now play second fiddle to the economy. This, says FA, “sets the stage for efforts to resuscitate North Korea’s dying economy.” Why is North Korea’s economy in the predicament that it is? FA, presumably attributes the economic difficulties to military overspending. But FA’s…

North Korea’s New Cruise Missile: Built to Threaten or Because of Threats?

North Korea’s New Cruise Missile: Built to Threaten or Because of Threats?

North Korea’s recent demonstration of an indigenously developed cruise missile has provided another opportunity for the United States to perform its own demonstration, one of its inexhaustible hypocrisy upon the global stage. It is also another opportunity to examine the real reason the US continues to maintain nearly 30,000 troops on the Korean Peninsula.  The…

Is There a Reason for Significant Troubles on the Korean Peninsula?

Is There a Reason for Significant Troubles on the Korean Peninsula?

According to the author, the main outcome of the South Korean president’s visit to the United States in May was not agreements on economic or medical cooperation, but the lifting of ballistic missile range restrictions on the ROK. Indeed, actions aimed at limiting South Korea’s military capabilities by the United States have a long and specific…

Newsweek Blows Lid Off American 60,000-person Strong “Secret Army”

Newsweek Blows Lid Off American 60,000-person Strong “Secret Army”

An intensive two-year investigation by Newsweek that involved 600 resumes and 1,000 job postings, dozens of Freedom of Information Act requests, and scores of interviews with participants and defense decision-makers, discovered that the American military is running a massive 60,000-person strong secret army, many working under masked identities and in low profile, but all part…