President Trump on Friday signed into law a six-year extension of the government’s chief foreign intelligence collection powers, saying the updated version protects Americans’ rights while still allowing the FBI to go through their communications in key national security cases.
A former developer for IBM was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday for selling trade secrets related to the company’s software, the Department of Justice said.
An ISIS terrorist who once seduced and married an FBI translator sent to track him has reportedly been killed in Syria.
Pentagon war planners are shifting away from the George W. Bush and Obama-era strategies dominated by battling extremist groups such as al Qaeda, the Taliban and Islamic State, and setting their sights on the growing military threat posed by Russia, China and other nation states.
Defense Secretary James Mattis said Friday that a government shutdown would have “a huge morale impact” on the military in addition to the financial complications.
Rep. Ron DeSantis said Friday that he agrees the memo about government surveillance regarding the Trump campaign should be released.
Senators voted Thursday to approve a six-year renewal of the government’s chief foreign spying program, delivering a win to security hawks who got most of what they wanted in the deal.
Kremlin operatives used the notorious anti-Trump dossier to “settle scores” and arrest and kill possible U.S. intelligence informants, the co-founder of the Washington private intelligence firm that commissioned the report has told a congressional panel.
Vice President Mike Pence lands in Cairo for the first leg of his Mideast tour on Saturday with a scaled-back itinerary that reflects a changed Middle East diplomatic landscape in the wake of President Trump’s decision to move the U.S. Israeli embassy to Jerusalem.
Washington political operatives are scrambling to register their work for overseas clients in the wake of special counsel Robert Mueller’s high-profile prosecution of top Trump campaign officials for violating the largely ignored laws governing foreign lobbying, NBC News reported on Thursday.
Kaspersky Lab, a Moscow-based software vendor accused of keeping close ties to the Russian government, has asked a D.C. federal court judge to block a Department of Homeland Security directive prohibiting U.S. agencies from using its products.
The Trump administration is struggling with the contradictions of its own policy for Syria, insisting that it’s not creating a permanent Kurdish enclave inside the country but vowing that the U.S. will stay involved indefinitely by training a Kurd-majority ground force to maintain security and prevent a resurgence of Islamic State.