The US Justice Department unsealed charges Monday against Russian intelligence officers for wide-ranging cyberattacks, President Donald Trump announced Monday that the State Department will remove Sudan from a list of countries that sponsor terrorism, and scientists in the UK have announced plans to start the world’s first human challenge trials for COVID-19.
With China flexing its muscles like never before, Donald Trump and Joe Biden try to convince voters that their policies will be better for trade, technology and human rights. They also promise to lessen US dependence on Beijing, a campaign pledge that may prove difficult to fulfill.
A new report from the House Intelligence Committee says that intelligence agencies are facing great difficulty shifting away from counterterrorism toward new threats from countries like China. The US is lacking in personnel, language skills, expertise and prioritization of resources.
WeChat, a wildly popular app in China and among the Chinese diaspora, could soon become unavailable in the US, after President Donald Trump signed an executive order targeting the app over security concerns.
House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Adam Schiff, along with other Democratic lawmakers, wrote a letter this week demanding a prompt FBI briefing on a "foreign interference campaign" targeting the 2020 election.
A British appeal court ruled today that Shamima Begum, who in 2015 went to Syria to join ISIS, can return to the United Kingdom to challenge the government's removal of her British citizenship. And, officials from the US, Britain and Canada said today that Russian hackers are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine research. Also, Europe's highest court has ruled that the so-called Privacy Shield trans-Atlantic data transfer deal is invalid.