Top News: S. Korea to develop Iron Dome-like interceptor system against N.K. long-range artillery Yonhap North Korea expanding military training complex ahead of major parade NK News Iran says GCC call for Tehran arms embargo extension is ‘unrealistic’ Reuters United States Space Force defines ‘spacepower’ in capstone doctrine C4IRS8/11/20 In yet another step toward firmly establishing an independent identity from the other services, the U.S. Space Force has published a new document articulating “spacepower” as a separate and distinct form of military power. OPINION: Trump misses being part of the Iran deal Foreign PolicyAriane Tabatabai, Or Rabinowitz 8/12/20 His administration wants to trigger the JCPOA’s snapback mechanism, but he probably can’t do that from the outside. OPINION: Democrats and Republicans agree: Phase out land-based nuclear missiles ForbesMatt Korda 8/12/20 Although Democrats and Republicans increasingly seem worlds apart, when it comes to nuclear weapons issues, they’re actually much closer than one might think. East Asia S. Korea to develop Iron Dome-like interceptor system against N.K. long-range artillery Yonhap8/13/20 South Korea will begin developing its own interceptor system like Israel’s Iron Dome in the next five years to defend the country’s core infrastructure in the capital area against North Korea’s long-range artillery threats, the defense ministry said Monday. S.Korea to develop nuke-powered submarine Defense World8/11/20 South Korea plans to build a 4,000-ton nuclear-powered submarine and an “iron dome” (air defence system) in the capital area that can fend off long-range artillery attacks from North Korea. North Korea expanding military training complex ahead of major parade NK News8/10/20 Satellite imagery shows large-scale construction on new buildings ahead of the WPK’s 75th anniversary parade. Middle East Iran says GCC call for Tehran arms embargo extension is ‘unrealistic’ Reuters8/10/20 Iran has rejected as “unrealistic” a call by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for the United Nations to extend an international arms embargo on Tehran that ends in October, state TV reported on Monday. OPINION: It doesn’t matter who wins in November, Iran will not renegotiate the JCPOA Atlantic CouncilSaheb Sadeghi 8/11/20 The upcoming US presidential elections in November will likely determine whether the Iran nuclear deal survives. Russia and Europe Russia warns the world: Any incoming ballistic missile is considered nuclear Popular Mechanics8/11/20 The Russian military has warned that any ballistic missile headed toward the country will be considered nuclear-armed, and one that warrants nuclear retaliation.