CNN’s Waging a Clever Psy-Op to Justify South Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions

CNN’s Waging a Clever Psy-Op to Justify South Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions

South Korea has no independent agency when it comes to this sensitive subject since it’s unrealistic to expect it to defy Washington’s will by going forward with a nuclear weapons program without its military patron’s permission. CNN is perhaps the most pro-Democrat Mainstream Media (MSM) outlet in the world, which is why it’s curious that…

Korea’s New Year Lunar Orbit and Other Recent Achievements in its Rocket Program

Korea’s New Year Lunar Orbit and Other Recent Achievements in its Rocket Program

For both North and South Korea the New Year’s Eve was a time to boast of noteworthy achievements. On December 21 Korean prime Minister Han Duck-soo presided over the 22nd Session of the National Space Committee, during which it adopted its fourth framework plan for space exploration. The plan sets out three main goals: to…

The Thirty-Eighth Parallel and Russia’s Special Military Operation in Ukraine

The Thirty-Eighth Parallel and Russia’s Special Military Operation in Ukraine

On January 8, 2023 Andrey Danilov, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine suggested that the Russian government may propose a “Korean solution” for bringing an end to the military operations in Ukraine, which would involve dividing the country and legally enshrining Kiev’s loss of control over eastern Ukraine. He added that…

Japan’s Defense Strategy: A View from the Korean Corner

Japan’s Defense Strategy: A View from the Korean Corner

On December 16, 2022, Japan’s Cabinet approved amendments to three key national security and defense documents. First, an increase in the military budget is envisaged.  The Japanese government has previously announced plans to increase defense spending to 2% of GDP by 2027 (it is currently 1% of GDP). If Japan does so, its defense spending…

The Republic of Korea Mustn’t Obtain Nuclear Weapons No Matter What

The Republic of Korea Mustn’t Obtain Nuclear Weapons No Matter What

The scenario that President of the Republic of Korea Yoon Suk-yeol suggested would further destabilize Northeast Asia by setting into motion what might possibly become a regional nuclear arms race, hence why his country mustn’t obtain nuclear weapons no matter what. President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Yoon Suk-yeol flirted with obtaining nuclear weapons…

South Korea and Its Cyber Front

South Korea and Its Cyber Front

Generally, when it comes to cybercrime, the author writes about North Korean hackers, but an overview of what the issue of hackers in the ROK in general looks like is also noteworthy. First, some general statistics on hacker attacks in the ROK.  Back in 2021, following the attempted hacking of the Korea Atomic Energy Research…