DPRK releases photos of Kim Jong Il to prove he’s doing just fine, Japan doesn’t buy it

The DPRK released a series of photo sets today to various foreign media outlets to demonstrate the robustness of Kim Jong Il’s health, Fuji Television reports. Government and private image analysts are saying the photos are definitely not from October, as the DPRK maintains, and may not even be from this year. Several problems are […]

Turkey-Ukraine, Syria-Iran-Russia missile sales and Israeli air superiority

Turkey is interested in buying used air defence systems from Ukraine. Specifically, Turkey wants to have a chance to train against the last-generation Russian S-300V (NATO designation SA-10D) in live exercises at home. This would fill in a lot of the unknown variables involved in current air projection doctrine for Turkey and by extension the […]