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The US could face a ‘decisive military defeat’ in a war with China or Russia today, an alarming new report warns
"If the United States had to fight Russia in a Baltic contingency or China in a war over Taiwan, Americans could face a decisive military defeat," a new report warns.
Dina Powell was the highest ranking Arab-American in the Bush administration. After making millions on Wall Street, she briefly served in the Trump administration, and now she's rumored to replace outgoing ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley.
Acting on Trump’s threat to revoke security clearances of former intelligence officials who criticize him could backfire in a national crisis
If President Donald Trump moves to revoke the security clearances of former US intelligence officials who criticize him, it could backfire in a moment of national crisis. Historically, former officials have maintained their clearances so the latest administration can consult them as needed.
The 26-year-old New York Times reporter who had a relationship with a Senate Intelligence aide has been reassigned
Ali Watkins, a New York Times national security reporter whose communications were secretly seized by the government earlier this year, will be reassigned from the paper's Washington, DC bureau to its New York City office.
How a young reporter’s affair with a top government staffer became the center of a classified leak investigation
Ali Watkins, a young New York Times reporter, recently became the known journalist to have her communications seized by the Trump administration. She'd been having an affair with a senior staffer on the Senate Intelligence Committee, which she covered.
Australian national security agencies are recommending the government not allow Chinese firm Huawei to work on new 5G networks. In 2012, the Chinese firm was flagged for cybersecurity concerns and the NSA reportedly warned Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull about Huawei earlier this year.
President Donald Trump has a lot of trouble keeping certain secrets and is basically a "yenta," a Yiddish word for female gossip, according to one of his former 2016 campaign aides.
Climate change poses a "current and existential national security risk" to Australia, according to an Australian Senate inquiry. The report said the Asia-Pacific region is "most vulnerable" to risks associated with climate change, that could increase the potential for conflict.
Anti-Muslim activist Pamela Geller has been in touch with Trump’s new national security adviser, John Bolton
Pamela Geller, a well-known anti-Islam activist, says she has had "positive" interactions in recent years with the president's new national security adviser, John Bolton. Geller, a promoter of anti-Muslim conspiracy theories," called Bolton "a fierce patriot ... who has a clear and accurate understanding of the nature and magnitude of the threats facing us."
Trump’s new national security adviser John Bolton chaired an anti-Muslim group promoted by Russian trolls
John Bolton, President Donald Trump's new national security adviser, chaired an anti-Muslim think tank that promotes false, misleading, and discriminatory news.