Top News South Korea says Pompeo complained about inter-Korean military pact Reuters Pakistan Conducts Test of Ghauri Medium-Range Ballistic Missile The Diplomat New U.S. Weapons Systems Are a Hackers’ Bonanza, Investigators Find The New York Times East Asia S. Korea walks back on possibly lifting sanctions on North The Washington Post10/11/18 South Korea on Thursday walked back on a proposal to lift some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea following President Donald Trump’s blunt retort that Seoul could “do nothing” without Washington’s approval. South Korea says Pompeo complained about inter-Korean military pact Reuters10/10/18 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has expressed “discontent” with an inter-Korean military pact reached during last month’s summit, South Korea’s foreign minister said on Wednesday, in a rare disclosure of signs of disagreement with its U.S. ally. South Asia Pakistan Conducts Test of Ghauri Medium-Range Ballistic Missile The Diplomat10/11/18 On Monday, Pakistan conducted a test launch of its liquid-fueled, single-stage medium-range ballistic missile, the Ghauri or Hatf-V. Multilateral Arms Control US urges dialogue on challenges to eliminate nuclear weapons The Washington Post10/10/18 The U.S. arms control chief urged the world’s nations on Wednesday to hold “a realistic dialogue” about rising global tensions and the challenges that must be overcome to create the conditions for nuclear disarmament. U.S. Nuclear Policy New U.S. Weapons Systems Are a Hackers’ Bonanza, Investigators Find The New York Times10/10/18 Authorized hackers were quickly able to seize control of weapons systems being acquired by the American military in a test of the Pentagon’s digital vulnerabilities, according to a new and blistering government review. Opinion and Analysis How to Tell When North Korea Starts to Denuclearize The AtlanticEric M. Brewer and Jung H. Pak 10/10/18 Although details are still emerging from the meeting, which took place in Pyongyang, one outcome is clear: Both sides are eager to push forward with a second summit between President Donald Trump and Kim as soon as possible. South Korea wants to lift sanctions on North Korea. That could kill Trump’s nuclear plan. VoxAlex Ward 10/10/18 For years, South Korea has imposed punishing economic sanctions on its neighbor, North Korea. But on Wednesday, South Korea signaled it’s willing to lift some of those sanctions. If it does so, it’s a growing sign that the US-led campaign to pressure North Korea into dismantling its nuclear arsenal is falling apart.