China is threatening to overtake the U.S. military as the most dominant force in space, says the second in command of the now 3-year-old U.S. Space Force, who warns that Washington must dramatically accelerate its rollout of critical new technologies if it wants to retain superiority over the futuristic war-fighting domain.
Nearly 200 Americans left behind in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan following the August U.S. military withdrawal may still be trying to get out, the State Department said Friday, doubling its previous public count.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that he had ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of a jailed philanthropist to be declared persona non grata.
The Biden administration is allowing a Guantanamo Bay detainee to provide testimony in a criminal case in Poland about his treatment by CIA interrogators at a black site allegedly in that country in what legal scholars say is an unusual move.
The Chinese government recently announced it now leads the world in upgrading its wired infrastructure, and security analysts are warning the new Internet Protocol Version 6 will only increase the danger from Beijing’s state hacking operations.
The U.S. military is too small to do the jobs it is being assigned and burdened with aging equipment that has been worn out from two decades of fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. It is probably capable of meeting the demands of a single major regional conflict, but would be hard-pressed to fight a multi-front war against combined adversaries.