U.S. & South Korea web sites suffer heavy attacks

Attacks “severe - cyber security called “lacking.” [...]

Sooner Rather Than Later: Iranian Shahab-6 ICBM


By Sean Osborne, Associate Director, Military Affairs

27 January 2007: According to a pre-release article by Craig Covault, the upcoming 29 January 2021 issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine will reveal that Iran has converted it’s North Korean-cloned Shabhab-3 Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile into a satellite launch vehicle. [...]

The Nuclear and Ballistic Missile Twins

To be clear: any North Korean nuclear test is a defacto Iranian nuclear test, just as the North Korean multiple ballistic missile tests of July 4/5 2006 were de facto Iranian tests. [...]

UPDATED: The North Korean Nuclear Gambit

By Sean Osborne, Associate Director, Senior Analyst, Military Affairs sosborne@homelandsecurityus.com

UPDATED: 20 October 2006: Below is recently posted report from Australia. The details in the report have the potential of critical importance regarding the longstanding relationship and alliance between the communist People’s Republic of China and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea). Based upon [...]

“Watered down” UN Resolution 1718 passed 15-1

14 October 2006: Although UN Resolution 1718 imposing sanctions on North Korea was passed at about 2:00 p.m. this afternoon, it is a significantly less restrictive version of what was proposed by the United States. Mandatory inspection of ships and cargo from North Korea, the world’s leading proliferators of missile technology, was rejected by Russia [...]

North Korean Missile Crisis- Setting Dangerous Precedents

I think back to previous moments in history when the action of readying missiles capable of hitting the United States came into play. What would we have done then? What will we do now? [...]

Iranian Ballistic Missile Threat: More Advanced and Lethal Than Most Realize

A little-noticed story from late 2005 could prove quite significant as conflict with Iran draws closer. On December 16, the German newspaper Bild reported on the German secret services’ claim that Iran had bought 18 disassembled BM-25 missiles from North Korea. [...]