China is developing a nuclear-armed air-launched cruise missile as part of a military buildup of both its regional and long-range nuclear forces, according to a forthcoming congressional commission report.
North Korea is capable of hitting the United States with a long-range nuclear missile, the commander of the U.S. Northern Command said last week.
Russia has now deployed more than 100 nuclear warheads in its strategic arsenal above the limits set by the New START arms treaty limits—two years before it must meet treaty arms reduction goals.
The Pentagon and U.S. Cyber Command have blocked the use of telecommunications equipment produced by the global Chinese company Huawei Technologies over cyber spying fears, according to congressional testimony last week.
The circumstances surrounding the recent U.S. AC-130 gunship attack on the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, remain shrouded in military secrecy.
The FBI has seized four State Department computer servers as part of its probe into how classified information was compromised on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s private email system, according to people familiar with the investigation.
Recent reports the Obama administration sought to conclude an unprecedented cyber arms control agreement with China governing digital attacks are “erroneous” and there are no plans to negotiate limits on cyber weaponry.
Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work this week outlined the Pentagon’s plan for deterrence against cyberattacks from nation states such as China, Russia and North Korea.
Cyber crime originating from Russia and Eastern Europe is increasing in both scale and sophistication, according to a senior Italian police investigator.
A House-Senate conference on the fiscal 2016 defense authorization bill has kept language in the legislation that would require the Pentagon to begin development of military responses to Russia’s illegal cruise missile.