China’s military recently deployed an upgraded strategic bomber that will carry the military’s new long-range land attack cruise missile, capable of attacking Hawaii and Guam, according to a draft congressional report.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Egypt later this month as part of a push by Moscow to replace the United States as the Egyptian military’s main patron.
The recent exposure of a secret Chinese military cyber warfare unit has not led to a decrease in cyber espionage against U.S. government and private networks, according a draft congressional China commission report.
The Obama administration remains adamant that it is opposed to renewed six-nation nuclear talks on North Korea until Pyongyang takes concrete steps toward giving up its nuclear arsenal and infrastructure, a senior Obama administration official said yesterday.
The Obama administration declined to comment on Sunday on provocative state-run Chinese media reports outlining Beijing’s nuclear war plans, including land-based and submarine-launched missile strikes on U.S. cities that would kill up to 12 million people.
China’s communist government launched a new crackdown on unofficial Christian churches in October, claiming the groups are illegal for operating outside of government control, according to a Chinese dissident.
Bob Fu, head of a Christian activist group ChinaAid and a house church leader once based in China, said a secret directive was issued in October by the State Council, the Communist Party-controlled central government organ, that calls for closing down, and in some cases destroying, residences used by Christians who hold unofficial church services and meetings.
Ethnic Uighur jihadists from the restive Xinjiang province are suspected of carrying out a vehicle attack in front of Beijing’s iconic Tiananmen gate on Monday, according to Chinese authorities.
A sport-utility vehicle drove into a crowd of tourists in front of the entrance to China’s imperial Forbidden City located a short distance from the current Chinese leadership compound known as Zhongnanhai.
Russian strategic forces carried out a large-scale surprise military drill on Wednesday, launching four nuclear missiles that were closely monitored by U.S. intelligence agencies, U.S. officials said.
The drill began around 9:00 am ET and included the test launch of two land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and two submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs).
The oldest nuclear bomb in the U.S. arsenal is being modernized with a precision-guidance kit and more modern safety features, Pentagon and Energy Department officials told Congress on Monday.
A U.S. drone strike in Somalia killed two terrorists of the al Qaeda-affiliated group al Shabaab, including a leader of the group, a U.S. official said.
The drone attack took place Monday near the southern town of Jilib when an armed unmanned aerial vehicle equipped with missiles fired on a vehicle in the town, said the official who is knowledgeable of the raid but who spoke on condition of anonymity.