Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea · Russia

Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (57)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Major themes include the EU Army proposal, Russia’s descent into the abyss, the ongoing DPRK and China problems, Great War centenary, discord in Europe, capability topics, some most interesting IW/IO reports, and US domestic fallout from midterms. NATO / EU / Russia Reports China SLAPS DOWN Macron’s… Continue reading Russia / Strategy Ad Hoc Media Update (57)

China · Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea

DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (42)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Another unusually busy week for China topics, while the DPRK continues gaming Washington on the denuclearization deal. DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Reports U.S. Blocks Russian Bid To Ease North Korean Sanctions At UN The United States has blocked an attempt by Russia to ease UN sanctions… Continue reading DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (42)

China · Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea

DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (41)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> _ _ Most interesting reports involve the PLA, Chinese exports of censorship technology, and reports on US PACRIM allies. DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Reports Pompeo to Meet North Korean Counterpart on Denuclearization – WSJ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he aims during a meeting next… Continue reading DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (41)

China · Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Iran · North Korea · Russia

ISPI Report: Confronting an “Axis of Cyber”?


Fabio Rugge 25 October 2018 The new US National Cyber Strategy points to Russia, China, North Korea and Iran as the main international actors responsible for launching malicious cyber and information warfare campaigns against Western interests and democratic processes. Washington made clear its intention of scaling the response to the magnitude of the threat, while… Continue reading ISPI Report: Confronting an “Axis of Cyber”?

China · Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea

DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (40)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> A very busy week for developments on both China and the DPRK, especially the former with a deluge of media traffic. Other than the SECSTATE visit, notable themes are the disappearance of the former head of Interpol, East Turkmenistan, FT journalist ban, arrest of a PLA spy,… Continue reading DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (40)

China · Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea

DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (39)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> A remarkable week for China related developments: VP Pence address at Hudson Inst realigns US policy on China; DoD industrial base report finally states the obvious – the two decades running Wall Street driven US commercial game of exporting manufacturing to China is creating immense strategic risks;… Continue reading DPRK / PRC / WESTPAC Ad Hoc Update (39)

Information operations · Information Warfare · North Korea

Kim Jong Un’s ‘All-Purpose Sword’


North Korean Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare Mathew Ha, David Maxwell 3rd October 2018 – FDD Research Executive Summary North Korea pledged to “cease all hostile acts … in every domain” as part of the Panmunjom Declaration, which Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae In signed in April. When Kim met U.S. President Donald Trump… Continue reading Kim Jong Un’s ‘All-Purpose Sword’