Top U.S. intelligence and counterterrorism officials Thursday downplayed talk of an early American pullout from Afghanistan, saying U.S. combat forces will stay there until the end of 2014, and there is a commitment for much longer than that.
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday accused China of waging an unprecedented campaign of cyber espionage aimed at stealing some of the most important U.S. industrial secrets.
Gov. Martin O'Malley highlighted progress Maryland has made in homeland security over the past decade at a symposium Friday, and he said the state will be extra vigilant as U.S. officials warn of a credible but unconfirmed terror threat against New York and Washington around the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is harkening back to a past female world leader with firm resolve - former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher - as she tries to convince American veterans that she would make a strong commander in chief.
Supporters of Egypt's various new political parties gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday for what was supposed to be a unity rally. In a portent of things to come, however, the gathering was hijacked by masses of Islamists who intimidated the members of liberal and secular parties out of the square. America's most important Arab ally is hurtling toward an Islamist takeover and the Obama administration is egging on the transition.
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee is panning the deficit compromise plan offered by so-called "Gang of Six" Senate leaders for its steep cuts in security funding.
The Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Sunday called President Obama's Afghanistan withdrawal plan politically motivated, but other lawmakers expressed support for the White House.
In another blow to Washington's relationship with Pakistan, U.S. officials say Pakistan failed another test to prove it could be trusted to go after American enemies on its soil by intentionally or inadvertently tipping off militants at two more bomb-building factories in its tribal areas, giving the suspected terrorists time to flee.
Elements of Pakistan's military and intelligence service assisted Osama bin Laden before he was killed during the recent U.S. raid on his Abbottobad hideout, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday.