Sen. John Kennedy is sounding the alarm over a potential misuse of the U.S. legal system that would allow adversaries like Russia and China to fund lawsuits against American companies and use the discovery process to obtain military technology or intellectual property.
Homeland & Cybersecurity
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A senior Air Force general warned that the U.S. could be at war with China within two years in an unusual memo to troops that predicts a much shorter timeline for a potential conflict than publicly disclosed by the Pentagon.
A judge in Illinois this week handed down an eight-year prison sentence to a Chinese citizen for spying on behalf of the People’s Republic of China.
Russia’s war in Ukraine and China’s growing threats against Taiwan have sent militaries from both regions on shopping sprees in an unlikely locale: the No. 1 gambling destination in the U.S.
Some Republicans looking for cuts in the massive U.S. military budget want to start at the top.
Venezuela’s government has released a former spy chief for the late president, Hugo Chavez, and who spent nearly five years in prison for spearheading a movement of disgruntled loyalists that defied the rule of the leftist firebrand’s handpicked succesor, Nicolas Maduro.
Abdul Wasi Safi kept documents detailing his time as an Afghan soldier who worked with the U.S. military close to him as he made the monthslong, treacherous journey from Brazil to the U.S.-Mexico border.
Homeland Security set a new record for chaos at the southern border in December with more than 250,000 encounters with illegal immigrants.
The Transportation Security Administration is investigating cybersecurity chaos at CommuteAir after a hacker claimed to have accessed the regional airline’s systems and grabbed a no-fly list.
Social media posts on Friday said air-defense systems have been installed in several spots in Moscow, including atop the Russian Defense Ministry headquarters.
Army troops in the future may very well go into combat armed with a new high-technology rifle that produces almost no kick and can be outfitted with electronics capable of seeing around corners, according to the co-inventors of a new recoilless rifle.
Britain’s Royal Mail asked customers Monday to refrain from sending items to overseas destinations until further notice as it tries to address a “cyber incident” that is temporarily preventing the postal service from dispatching letters or parcels to other countries.
A top U.S. intelligence official on Thursday urged Congress to renew sweeping powers granted to American spy agencies to surveil and examine communications, saying they were critical to stopping terrorism, cyberattacks and other threats.
The Federal Aviation Administration is probing what caused a key pilot notification system to fail overnight, prompting a 90-minute group stop early Wednesday and more headaches for air travelers and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg.
Britain’s postal service said it was hit Wednesday by a “cyber incident” that is temporarily preventing it from sending letters or parcels to other countries.