China · North Korea

DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (35)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Singapore is the dominant Asia theme, but much transpiring elsewhere, including SCO summit, SCS, China vs. US trade etc, and India. Most Singapore reports are mainly speculation and playing to audience expectations. CSIS and FA assessments more sober.   DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Reports   The… Continue reading DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (35)

China · Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea

DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (34)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting </end editorial> A very busy week in Asia: Russia tries to meddle in DPRK; DPRK-USA summit debate continues; Kim fires his senior military leadership, replacing them with loyalists; Debate over destruction of DPRK nuclear test site continues; Evidence emerges of destruction of DPRK ballistic missile test facilities; Putin visits… Continue reading DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (34)

China · Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea

DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (33)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> DPRK  “negotiation” with US and China continues – it seems that too many in the Western media have zero comprehension of what is actually happening. Much on the DPRK, especially the status of the test site. Also much on China’s deployment of air power, including the new… Continue reading DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (33)

China · Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea

DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (32)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> While the media have been infatuated with the DPRK / RoK presidential meeting, other important things have been happening. Much on the condition of the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site. Adm Davidson comments on GWoS. DF-26 attains IOC. PLAN Type 001A CV to start sea trials – this… Continue reading DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (32)

cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea

U.S. blames North Korea for ‘WannaCry’ cyber attack


DECEMBER 18, 2017 / 7:12 PM Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration has publicly blamed North Korea for unleashing the so-called WannaCry cyber attack that crippled hospitals, banks and other companies across the globe earlier this year. “The attack was widespread and cost billions, and North Korea is directly responsible,” Tom Bossert, homeland… Continue reading U.S. blames North Korea for ‘WannaCry’ cyber attack

Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea

Tunnel collapse may have killed 200 after North Korea nuclear test: Japanese broadcaster


North Korean tunnel collapse – Disinformation? I’m trying to verify a report supposedly originating out of TV Asahi in Japan that there was a disastrous tunnel collapse with 200 killed at the underground North Korean nuclear test site. I can’t find any corroborating evidence, it’s all seemingly circular reporting. I also can’t find the report… Continue reading Tunnel collapse may have killed 200 after North Korea nuclear test: Japanese broadcaster

Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea

Sorry, Little Korea, “Mad Dog” Is Taken


Poor North Korea, they try so hard. North Korea suspected source of ‘mad dog’ Trump leaflets Fox News Apparently North Korea is trying to hobble President Trump with a new nickname, “Mad Dog”.  Unfortunately Secretary of Defense Mattis has been called “Mad Dog” for an awfully long time… “Let’s behead mad dog Trump for the future… Continue reading Sorry, Little Korea, “Mad Dog” Is Taken