North Korea Simmers as Purges, Oustings, Mutinies, and Marriage All Take Center Stage

This week sees a shift towards the domestic (marriage pun intended), as Kim Jong-Un instigates internal upheaval to solidify power

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South Korean FX-III Fighter Selection Begins

This entire selection has truly become my favorite Korean Peninsula Roller Coaster...

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Military Pact Between South Korean and Japan Sidelined by Election Year Shenanigans

South Korea has shelved a pact with Japan that would have increased military cooperation and sharing of intelligence data

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U.S. Military Conducts Naval Drills with Japan & South Korea and Live-fire Exercise with ROKN

It's a busy week for ever emerging East Asian Alliances....

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United States and South Korea Agree to Boost Combined Defensive Posture

On June 14th, the United States and South Korea agreed to strengthen their joint defensive ties during the U.S.-Korea Ministerial Dialogue 2+2 Meetings held in Seoul

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North Koreans Attempted to Steal Rocket Technology From Ukraine

"Two North Korean nationals were sentenced to eight year prison terms after being caught trying to steal secret rocket technology from the Ukraine, local sources said Saturday."

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Taiwan Believes China Planning Two Indigenous Aircraft Carriers

With China able to out-produce Taiwan in every conceivable way, Taiwan will have to dig deeply into their Anti-Access/Area Denial repertoire

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Update #6: Chinese/Philippine Standoff Passes Three Weeks, Rumors of War Hit Chinese Media

Yesterday the internet flared up with rumors of China moving towards a state of war with the Philippines over the now three week Scarborough Shoal issue.

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Price of F-35 Theoretically Eliminates it from South Korea’s F-X III Fighter Competition

At recently estimated prices, Sixty F-35s would double DAPA's planned expenditure of US$7.3 billion, increasing costs to US$14.3 billion

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Bin Laden Pondered Attacking South Korea

On Monday, the Chosun Ilbo reported on deceased al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden's recently revealed documents that hinted at attacks on American interests in South Korea

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Republic of China (Taiwan) Developing 500-ton “Carrier Killer” Fast Attack Missile Boat

Taiwan is in dire need of improving its naval capabilities, but their naval shipbuilding industry has always encountered difficulties in projects actually being realized

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North Korea Ready for Third Nuclear Test

Setting off a third nuclear device is a widely expected move for the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea, but it's not one that will do them any favors.

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