The North Korea nuclear threat

From the Huffington Post: Though analysts said Sunday that they doubt North Korea has truly developed a hydrogen bomb, experts said the country’s nuclear capabilities were evidently improving. Kim Dong-yub, a defense analyst in Seoul, told The New York Times he believed the test on Sunday involved a “boosted” atomic bomb. Nuclear weapons expert David … Continue reading “The North Korea nuclear threat”

North Korea, Guam, and nuclear war

North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un has threatened to send four mid-range ballistic missiles over Japan and drop them within 18 to 24 miles of Guam. This development takes me back to the days of my youth. After joining the Air Force at 19 and attending electronic warfare systems tech school, I was assigned to … Continue reading “North Korea, Guam, and nuclear war”

Sony cancels release of ‘The Interview’

Whatever your plans are for next Thursday, Christmas Day, they won’t include going to the movies to watch a silly Seth Rogen movie. That’s because Sony Pictures Entertainment decided late yesterday to cave to threats form Guardians of Peace, a hacker group believed to be responsible for the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack that took place … Continue reading “Sony cancels release of ‘The Interview’”

Theaters cancel showings of ‘The Interview’

In response to threats by a hacker group known as Guardians of Peace, movie theater chains have begun canceling showings of The Interview, a Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy slated to open on Christmas day. In the movie, Rogen and Franco are journalists who travel to North Korea to interview North Korean dictator Kim … Continue reading “Theaters cancel showings of ‘The Interview’”