The White House attempted to prevent top Democrats on the House and Senate Intelligence Committees from publicly confirming the Russian government was behind the recent cyber attacks against political computer systems.
An investigation led by the Netherlands concluded that the surface-to-air missile system that downed a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine two years ago came from Russia and was brought into Ukraine at a request from Moscow-backed separatists.
House Democrats called on the Obama administration Tuesday to continue diplomatic negotiations aimed at ending the Syrian civil war despite the recently failed effort with Russia.
U.S. intelligence officials have opened an investigation into one of Donald Trump’s foreign policy advisers to determine whether the American businessman spoke with senior Russian officials about potentially lifting economic sanctions against Moscow if the Republican nominee wins the presidential election.
Top Democrats on the House and Senate Intelligence Committees determined on Thursday that Russian intelligence agencies were behind the recent string of cyber attacks against political computer systems.
Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Thursday that it would be a bad idea to share intelligence with Russia on the conflict in Syria.
The nominee to lead the U.S. Strategic Command warned Congress this week that China and Russia are rapidly building space warfare capabilities and the United States is lagging behind in efforts to counter the threat.
The top Republican on the House Committee on Homeland Security said Tuesday that he “cautioned” Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in the wake of the GOP candidate’s friendly overtures toward Russian president Vladimir Putin.
U.S. lawmakers are pushing for a review of the federal committee that assesses the national security implications when a foreign company buys a U.S. business, amid concerns about state-controlled Chinese and Russian companies acquiring American assets.
U.S. intelligence agencies believe that Russian aircraft conducted the attack on a humanitarian aid convoy in Syria on Monday, refuting Secretary of State John Kerry’s initial statement that it was likely the Syrian government.