Coverage of DPRK Day of the Sun Celebrations

Embedded Video is of North Korean Day of the Sun Celebrations. The DPRK specific holiday is in recognition of the 150th anniversary of Kim Il Sung; the countries founder, and current rulers Grandfather’s birthday. This originally aired last night (April 14th) on KCTV which had a live youtube feed of the event. Video Embedded Below:…

Prepared Speech on Recent North Korean Bellicosity and Advancements

My fellow Americans, The threat and progress of the nuclear, and ballistic missile threat of the rogue North Korean regime has grown rapidly in the last two years. The North Koreans seek to expand, and replace their ballistic missile arsenal with ones capable of reaching the mainland of the United States. The North Koreans are…

Analysis of Kim Jong Nam’s Death

By: Kevin Miller The death of Kim Jong Nam, and the way in which it was done is a scurrilous crime. It also is a blow for American, South Korean, and other Western foreign intelligence agencies. It should however come as a surprise to you the audience with what I’m about to postulate: The plot…

A Time For Reckoning: Suggestions For The Future Of U.S., E.U. Relations

The below attached file is my latest thesis on suggestions for the future of U.S.- E.U. Relations in the newly minted Trump Administration. The paper seeks to first briefly describe what Secretary of Defense John Mattis has described as the “Arc of Instability” currently at play in European politics. It then offers timely suggestions as to…

The Year Ahead 2017: President Donald J. Trump

The soon to be comfortably couched Trump Administration will have a plethora of issues to face in only its first hundred days. And although the Idea of a Trump Presidency is toxic to some, the world looks on with curiosity at the Billionaire from Florida. Below is a summation of what to expect from the…

The Case Against Shooting Down North Korea’s ICBM

In a much talked about New Years speech, Kim Jong-Un told his country, and the world that his country, the DPRK, was in the “final stages” before the testing of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, or ICBM. So then the question is what’s next, or more simply, what to do about it? In this author’s view…

U.S.-Japan-Republic Of Korea Relations Essay

U.S.-Japanese-Republic of Korea Relations The Future of U.S., Japanese, and Republic of Korea relations vis a vis Nortth Korea will be determinant on the fidelity our allies and how their populace feels toward the United States. An order to effectuate good policy in the North East Asia we must be prepared to defend them against…

Applications of Special Warfare

With special forces recently in the spotlight battling the Islamic State, or Daesh; in Iraq, and Syria. It has become the focal point of much scrutiny by the intelligence community, and the military community on the whole. An order to facilitate these discussions about the future of special forces in the war fighting arsenal, an…

Toward a New Balance: America in North East Asia

On the eve of the  5th anniversary of the death of Osama Bin Laden I present to you a paper meant to provide a new degree of resilience for the United States, and its allies in North East Asia as the United States pivots to the East. Toward a New Balance: America in North East…

China,Taiwan, and the Spratly Connection

The dispute in the Spratly Islands chain has its roots in the Chinese perception of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Seas or UNCLOS which concluded in the early 1980’s. In it safe passage is given to any vessel that is navigating waters an agreed upon distance from islands and other land…

North Korea KwangMyongsong-4 Launch

Last Night before the Republican Debate North Korea launched a space satellite called the KwangMyongSong-4 into orbit. The following are tweets that were sent immediately after and today(Feb. 7) following the launch. Only 72 other people watching the KCTV live stream with me right now. You can too: https://t.co/KQvLfMhLhY #DPRK — Melissa Hanham (@mhanham) February…