Author Archives: Agrippa

On the Official Report of the 5th Plenum of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea

The official report on the 5th plenum of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea was long and Kim Jong Un provided much for us to ponder. Continue reading

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The First Day Session of the 5th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea.

The 5th plenum of the 7th Central Committee of the WPK has begun its deliberations and we have some clues as to what the future may hold in store. Continue reading

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Nuke Tide at Yule Tide: Economic Sanctions, Denuclearisation Diplomacy, March 16 Factory, An Action Packed Christmas For All Things North Korea.

As Christmas and 2020 fast approached much was revealed in the month of December regarding all things nuclear North Korea. Continue reading

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North Korea Convenes the 5th Plenum of the 7th Central Committee of the WPK and the Return of Tension to the Korean Peninsula

The more we other the North Koreans the more we make peaceful coexistence with North Korea impossible. Continue reading

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North Korea’s December 13 Static Hot Test of a Liquid Propelled Engine at Sohae

The second in quick succession of missile engine tests at Sohae does not rule out North Korea’s developing of a new heavy ICBM Continue reading

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North Korea’s Test of a Liquid Propelled Rocket Engine at Sohae and the Assumption Pyongyang’s Next ICBM Will Be a Solid Fuel ICBM

In the absence of an extensive testing programme for a solid propelled ICBM North Korea would be trading reliability for survivability. Continue reading

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North Korea’s Academy of Defence Science Conducts a Static Hot Test of a Liquid Propelled Missile (Rocket) Engine at Sohae

The static hot test of a large high thrust liquid propelled missile engine at Sohae means North Korea’s bomb is coming out of the basement. Continue reading

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North Korea’s 28 November KN-25 MLRS Test

The 28 November KN-25 MLRS Test was said to be all signal but that was all so much noise. Additionally shoot-and-scoot was important but a secondary consideration. Continue reading

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North Korea’s October KN-25 MLRS Test, the Recent Politics of Denuclearisation, and the Agenda for 2020 and Beyond.

North Korea’s October KN-25 MLRS Test. The recent politics of denuclearisation as a blame game, and thinking about the agenda for 2020 and beyond. Continue reading

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Problems of Realism and Reality: A Brief Disquisition on Hilary Putnam and Scientific and Mathematical Realism

Mathematics gives us insight into reality, but to what extent are both mathematics and science themselves real? What of Putnam’s take on these questions? Continue reading

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