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CIA: China is waging a 'quiet kind of cold war' against US
by Deb Riechmann - July 21, 2018 - 2:04pm
China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert on Asia said Friday.
Top spy official: US will take more steps against Russia
by Deb Riechmann - April 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The Trump administration is weighing further retaliation against Russia for meddling in the election and interfering in the affairs of the United States and its allies, the top US intelligence official said yes...
Intel official: Russia, China seek fast, futuristic weapons
by Deb Riechmann - March 7, 2018 - 1:04am
The top US defense intelligence official said yesterday that it's not just Russia but China too that is seeking faster, futuristic weapons to challenge America's know-how of state-of-the-art military technology...
CIA releases 470,000 more files from bin Laden raid
by Deb Riechmann - November 2, 2017 - 12:55am
Never-before-seen video of Osama bin Laden's son and potential successor was released Wednesday by the CIA in a trove of material recovered during the May 2011 raid that killed the al-Qaida leader at his compound...
North Korea still mastering how to deliver a nuke to US
by Deb Riechmann - August 12, 2017 - 10:07am
No need to duck and cover just yet.
Osama bin Laden worried that Iran put tracking chip in sons
by Deb Riechmann - January 20, 2017 - 7:10am
Secluded in his hideaway in Pakistan, Osama bin Laden suspected Iranian officials might implant tracking devices in his sons, according to a document released yesterday in a batch of materials seized in a 2011 raid...
CIA nominee agrees Russia tried to interfere in election
by Deb Riechmann - January 13, 2017 - 4:51am
Donald Trump's pick to run the CIA told Congress on yesterday that he accepts the findings in an intelligence assessment that Russia interfered in the US election with the goal of helping Trump win, even though the...
CIA director: US hasn't been able to curb IS global reach
by Deb Riechmann - June 17, 2016 - 7:09am
The U.S. battle against the Islamic State has not yet curbed the group's global reach and as pressure mounts on the extremists in Iraq and Syria, they are expected to plot more attacks on the West and incite violence...
CIA chief: IS working to send operatives to the West
by Deb Riechmann - June 16, 2016 - 10:13am
CIA Director John Brennan will tell Congress on Thursday that Islamic State militants are training and attempting to deploy operatives for further attacks on the West and will rely more on guerrilla-style tactics...
Intelligence advice for next president: Rocky road ahead
by Deb Riechmann - March 14, 2016 - 3:11pm
A new, gloomy intelligence report released yesterday forecasts a sluggish world economy, political unrest and disillusionment with the status quo across the globe during the next five years and beyond.
Intelligence advice for next US president: Rocky road ahead
by Deb Riechmann - March 13, 2016 - 6:54am
Welcome to the White House. Now read our take on global political landscape and trends for the next five years and beyond. Bottom line: Get ready for a rocky road.
Torture is illegal, but there's the issue of Appendix M
by Deb Riechmann - March 11, 2016 - 10:00am
A little-known appendix to the Army Field Manual, the government rulebook for interrogations that bans the harsh practices used after the Sept. 11 attacks, still allows sleep deprivation and other sensory techniques...
US sending new special ops force to fight Islamic State
by Deb Riechmann - December 1, 2015 - 6:46pm
The U.S. military will deploy a new special operations force to Iraq to step up the fight against Islamic State militants unleashing violence in Iraq and Syria.
McCarthy calls for beefed-up US response against IS, Russia
by Deb Riechmann - September 28, 2015 - 3:16pm
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the front-runner to replace House Speaker John Boehner, denounced President Barack Obama's foreign policy on yesterday, saying the US has "lost the respect of allies and adversaries...
McCain: US Navy should ignore China's claims in South China Sea
by Deb Riechmann - September 17, 2015 - 9:25am
The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee is pressing the Pentagon to sail Navy ships within 12 miles of artificial islands China is building in the South China Sea and claiming as sovereign territory...
Republicans continue fighting Iran deal in US Congress
by Deb Riechmann - September 11, 2015 - 12:02am
Republicans in the House of Representatives were continuing their efforts to thwart the international nuclear accord with Iran, though the Senate has already sealed its fate in Congress and delivered President Barack...
Obama can do Iran nuclear deal even if Congress disapproves
by Deb Riechmann - August 16, 2015 - 3:41pm
The September vote on the Iran nuclear deal is billed as a titanic standoff between President Barack Obama and Congress. Yet even if lawmakers reject the agreement, it's not game-over for the White House.
Senate opens showdown with Obama over Iran sanctions
by Deb Riechmann - January 22, 2015 - 5:30am
Senators squared off with the Obama administration yesterday about whether new sanctions would scuttle nuclear talks with Iran as House Speaker John Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address...
Senator introduces bill to cut aid to Palestinians
by Deb Riechmann - January 8, 2015 - 6:45am
Republican Sen. Rand Paul introduced a bill on yesterday that would immediately halt US aid to the Palestinian Authority until it withdraws its bid to join the International Criminal Court to pursue war-crimes charges...
US Treasury enforces Iranian sanctions
by Deb Riechmann - December 31, 2014 - 5:19am
The US Treasury Department on yesterday imposed economic penalties on six people and three companies accused of helping Iran's government obtain hundreds of millions in US currency or evade existing sanctions. ...
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