Chinese spies repeatedly infiltrated U.S. national security agencies, including official email accounts, and stole U.S. secrets on Pentagon war plans for a future conflict with China, according to a forthcoming congressional commission report.
China will conduct military drills in the South China Sea on Thursday, less than a week after a U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near disputed islands claimed by Beijing in the region.
Senior White House officials blocked the Navy from conducting needed freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea amid growing concerns that China is militarizing newly reclaimed islands, according to the Pentagon’s Defense Policy Board.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out anew at the United States on Tuesday and said it could forget a bilateral defense deal if he stayed in power long enough, in the latest jarring statement from Manila about the future of the alliance.
A super PAC supporting Donald Trump is in trouble after undercover reporters captured the committee’s co-chairman and other senior officials willing to accept foreign donations barred by campaign finance law.
A high-level adviser to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign lamented the former secretary of state’s “naïve sounding” comments about Russian President Vladimir Putin made during a speech before Goldman Sachs executives three years ago, leaked emails show.
The Pentagon’s Joint Staff recently warned against using equipment made by China’s Lenovo computer manufacturer amid concerns about cyber spying against Pentagon networks, according to defense officials.
The reliance of the United States’ critical infrastructure on high technology renders it vulnerable to future cyber attacks by the Russians, making it difficult for the U.S. government to retaliate against Moscow for trying to interfere with the presidential election.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday he was not severing ties with his country’s long-time ally the United States, but merely pursuing a more independent foreign policy by strengthening relations with China.
A U.S. warship sailed close to disputed islands in the South China Sea on Friday, exercising its right to navigate through international waters amid Beijing’s aggressive territorial claims in the region.