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Putin is now Donald Trump’s problem
“All the world has failed us,” a resident of the Syrian city of Aleppo told the BBC this week, via a WhatsApp audio message. “The city is dying. Rapidly by bombardment, and slowly by hunger and fear of the advance of the Assad regime.”In recent weeks
An uncorroborated report circulated by U.S. intelligence alleges Russian security agents watched Trump engaging in “perverted sexual acts.”
Donald Trump has inherited a ready-made surveillance state. Will he use it to impose absolute power?
Donald Trump has only a few more weeks to figure out whether Putin is a friend or a foe.
A Q&A with cybersecurity expert Michael Sulmeyer on today’s Armed Services Committee hearing and the intelligence community’s response to foreign interference
AFTER EDWARD SNOWDEN SHOWED THE WORLD WHAT THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY COULD DO, EVERY COUNTRY WANTED NSA-LEVEL TECHNOLOGY. MANISH KUMAR, A SCRAPPY INDIAN BROKER, WAS HAPPY TO PROMISE BIG THINGS. THEN HE WAS HIRED TO HELP A WEST AFRICAN NATION TAP ITS CELL-PHONE NETWORKS, AND THINGS WENT WAY, WAY SOUTH
If Vladimir Putin intervened in the U.S. election to help the NATO-skeptical candidate, the alliance is enhancing its forces anyway.
ERBIL, Iraq—There’s no welcome sign at this U.S. military base discreetly tucked into the corner of the Kurdistan International Airport in northern Iraq. It doesn’t even have a name. But it’s here. Thousands of troops are here, including Americans, G
In defense of the intelligence community
The president-elect’s feud with America’s spymasters helps neither side
New Delhi limits fallout from a militant attack, but more must be done for Kashmiris
A conversation on intelligence and well-meant incompetence
A Cuban terrorist is living freely in Miami. It’s time to send him home.
“This is the closest to midnight the Doomsday Clock has ever been in the lifetime of almost everyone in this room.”
LEIGH BUCHANAN MATTHEW “GRIFF” Griffin, co-founder of Combat Flip Flops—a $1 million seller of shoes and accessories manufactured in conflict and postconflict zones—seemed destined to make war, not sandals. His great-grandfather enlisted in World Wa
Victims included FBI, CIA, NSA, and White House staffers | “It may really destroy your privacy ... without your knowledge”
The president has said he wants to support the troops, but his careless comments put U.S. lives at risk in Iraq.
One story of coming to America from the Soviet Union
It’s not just Donald Trump who’s seeking to build a “big, beautiful wall.” The U.K. said Sept. 6 that it would fund a wall in the French port of Calais to keep out migrants, one of many in the works around the world.
“I NEVER MADE the claim that I was a pacifist. The speech where I announced my opposition to Iraq, the key tagline was ‘I’m not opposed to all war. I’m opposed to dumb wars.’ I was very explicit about the fact that there are times where we need to de
This weekend, Michael Morell, the former acting director of the CIA, was asked about the intelligence community’s findings that Russia interfered in the presidential election. His answer was unequivocal: The country isn’t grasping the magnitude of th
The president-elect’s plans to defeat ISIS will rely heavily on elite soldiers already on the verge of burnout.
The future arsenal will be networked, presenting unique security challenges for the U.S. Air Force.
It was the president-elect’s hyperbolic characterizations of the pilfered material that turned routine documents into the stuff of scandal.
A nonproliferation expert puts the president-elect’s latest remarks in context
The U.S. Air Force established a “Pilotless Aircraft Branch” after World War II, and by Vietnam, we were using surveillance drones in full force. Six days after 9/11, Bush authorized the CIA to hunt down terrorists, which eventually led to a “kill li
National security adviser Michael Flynn has his own conflicts | He’s partied with Putin and given paid speeches to Russian state TV
RISHI IYENGAR ON THE MORNING OF SEPT. 18, FOUR HEAVILY armed men attacked an Indian army base near the town of Uri in the disputed territory of Kashmir. The attack left at least 18 soldiers dead and over two dozen wounded, and it threatens to disrup
FOR YEARS, RUSSIAN INTELLIGENCE HAD OPERATIVES HIDDEN INSIDE WALL STREET. JAMES BOND WORK IT WASN’T