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    McCain: ‘Deeply Disturbing’ That Trump Gave Classified Info to Russia
    May16

    McCain: ‘Deeply Disturbing’ That Trump Gave Classified Info to Russia

    Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) released a statement on Tuesday lamenting President Donald Trump’s decision to give Russian diplomats classified information about an Islamic State operation. “The reports that the President shared sensitive intelligence with Russian officials are deeply disturbing,” McCain said. The Arizona senator...

    Hackers Exploit Stolen U.S. Spy Agency Tool to Launch Global Cyberattack
    May13

    Hackers Exploit Stolen U.S. Spy Agency Tool to Launch Global Cyberattack

    By Costas Pitas and Carlos Ruano LONDON/MADRID (Reuters) – A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency hit international shipper FedEx, disrupted Britain’s health system and infected computers in nearly 100 countries on Friday. Cyber extortionists...

    Trump Orders Preparation for Electric Grid Cyber Attacks
    May12

    Trump Orders Preparation for Electric Grid Cyber Attacks

    President Trump ordered the federal government to prepare for a devastating cyber attack against America’s electric grid amid growing fears foreign states are set to carry out attacks aimed at plunging the nation into darkness. A presidential order signed Thursday directed key federal agencies to assess preparations for a prolonged power...

    Foreign States Preparing Cyber Attacks on Infrastructure in Future War
    May10

    Foreign States Preparing Cyber Attacks on Infrastructure in Future War

    Foreign nations’ cyber intrusions into key infrastructure network are preparation for damaging attacks in a future conflict, the commander of Cyber Command told Congress Tuesday. Adm. Mike Rogers, the commander who is also director of the National Security Agency, said one of his major concerns is cyber attacks on critical infrastructures...

    UNESCO Demands Israel Vacate Jerusalem as Capital on Israel’s Independence Day
    May03

    UNESCO Demands Israel Vacate Jerusalem as Capital on Israel’s Independence Day

    The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding that Israel disavow Jerusalem as its capital. The resolution, which UNESCO brought up for a vote on Israel’s Independence Day, was backed by the Palestinian Authority and calls on the Jewish state to reject any sovereignty in the...

    White House: Trump and Putin Had ‘Very Good’ Conversation on Syria
    May02

    White House: Trump and Putin Had ‘Very Good’ Conversation on Syria

    The White House released a statement that President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a “very good” phone conversation on Tuesday about Syria. It was their third conversation since Trump took office, and it marked their first talk since Putin criticized Trump’s military strike last month against Syria, a...

    Russian Navy Ship Sinks in Black Sea, No Casualties
    Apr27

    Russian Navy Ship Sinks in Black Sea, No Casualties

    A Russian naval reconnaissance ship sank in the Black Sea on Thursday after colliding with a freighter. All 78 crew members of the Russian ship were rescued and there were no injuries on the freighter from Togo either, the Associated Press reported. The ship, the frigate Liman, had a hole punctured in its hull and a Turkish rescue ship brought...

    Russia Steps Up Anti-U.S. Military Propaganda
    Apr27

    Russia Steps Up Anti-U.S. Military Propaganda

    Russia is increasing disinformation operations aimed at undermining government and public support for American military forces in Eastern Europe, according to U.S. officials. The stepped-up disinformation includes creating and circulating recent news stories falsely claiming American soldiers were engaged in sexual misconduct in Poland and were...

    China’s Future Aircraft Carrier Force Could Be a Financial Train Wreck
    Apr26

    China’s Future Aircraft Carrier Force Could Be a Financial Train Wreck

    SINGAPORE—China’s launch of its first homegrown aircraft carrier on Wednesday could be the beginning of a financial train wreck, according to carrier design and construction specialists. Unless seriously revised, China’s plans for its future carrier force could become a major financial difficulty for the country. The resources poured...

    China Launches New Aircraft Carrier, Bolstering Naval Presence
    Apr26

    China Launches New Aircraft Carrier, Bolstering Naval Presence

    The Chinese navy on Wednesday launched its new aircraft carrier as Beijing continues to grow and modernize its maritime forces. The ship, which currently does not have a name, is China’s first domestically built and second overall carrier, the BBC reported. It is not expected to be operational until 2020 and will carry China’s...

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