SEOUL – China is engaged in an international influence campaign to block South Korea from joining U.S.-led regional missile defenses, according to current and former U.S. officials.
President Xi Jinping of China, as part of the operation, directly appealed to President
A North Korean defector who once helped train Pyongyang’s military hackers warned this week that the totalitarian regime is a major cybersecurity threat to the United States and other nations.
SEOUL – The American ambassador to South Korea was injured in a politically motivated attack by a man wielding a razor on Thursday amid growing anti-U.S. tensions in the country.
Disclosures of National Security Agency (NSA) secrets by the former contractor Edward Snowden have damaged U.S. efforts to battle terrorists, Adm. Mike Rogers, the agency’s director, said on Monday.
North Korea conducted the first flight test of a new submarine-launched ballistic missile last month, defense officials said this week.
The ultra-violent Islamic State terrorist group is expanding beyond Syria and Iraq and is establishing a foothold in Libya, which is becoming a safe haven for terrorists, the nation’s top military intelligence official told Congress Tuesday.
The commander of U.S. military forces in Korea is leading a high-level military strategy meeting this week examining how U.S. forces would respond to North Korea’s new mobile long-range missiles and the use of other weapons and capabilities, according to defense officials.
The Communist government of North Korea has at least partial control over hiring, news collection, and story selection for the Associated Press’ Pyongyang Bureau, according to a report from NK News. The report hinges on a 2011 draft of an agreement between the AP and the state-run Korean News Agency of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (KCNA) obtained from sources within the AP, and on interviews with 14 current and former AP staffers.