Republican lawmakers expressed concern over new research partnerships between the Defense Department and American universities, several of which host Chinese government-funded Confucius Institutes, citing national security threats.
The United States is likely several years away from standing up an independent military service dedicated to war fighting in space despite the Trump administration’s recent call for the creation of a “Space Force” by 2020, according to retired Air Force Lt. Gen. David Deptula of the Mitchell Institute.
The first round of U.S. sanctions reinstated against Iran this week makes clear to the Islamic Republic the Trump administration’s willingness to financially squeeze the regime until it curbs its destabilizing behavior, according to regional experts.
Cases of homegrown terrorism in the United States rose for the second consecutive month, with at least five people arrested or convicted in June of attempting to launch attacks on behalf of the Islamic States and al Qaeda, according to a new congressional report.
The Defense Department needs to conduct robust experiments and more frequent war-gaming tests to prepare the military for the future fight, according to a new report from the Heritage Foundation.
Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) on Wednesday condemned U.S. airlines for caving to demands by the Chinese government that the companies remove references to Taiwan from their websites.
China is waging war against the United States through a far-reaching foreign influence operations campaign that has raised concerns of spying and technology theft, according to regional experts.
House Republicans blocked an effort by Rep. Adam Schiff (D., Calif.) on Thursday to subpoena the interpreter who translated for President Donald Trump during a private meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier this week.
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Wednesday the United Nations’ Human Rights Council is the “greatest failure” of the international organization given its continued support to dictatorial regimes and entrenched bias against Israel.