Although the FBI resolved its case against Apple over the San Bernardino iPhone, the broader privacy and encryption debate isn’t going away, according to legal experts in North Carolina with insights on national security, privacy and technology.
Venezuela’s president, already struggling to keep his country’s lights on and its stores stocked with basic food, faces a series of challenges to forestall a recall election and thwart creditors awaiting a seemingly inevitable debt default.
Phil Gordon, a former senior White House adviser who is now part of the Clinton campaign’s foreign policy brain trust, argued Thursday that it’s time to stop calling for Syrian President Bashar Assad’s departure, saying the demand is part of a U.S. strategy that has failed to end the conflict.
Lawyers for the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, Khalid Sheik Mohammed, are asking the Pentagon prosecution team and the trial judge to step down, accusing them of involvement in the secret destruction of evidence in the death-penalty case.
Proponents favor turning over more of the system of transmission of cellphone signals and military communications to private companies. Some analysts worry that surrendering such resources might threaten national security
Georgia’s political and military powerbrokers gathered on Capitol Hill to voice support for Robins Air Force Base as talk of military base closures and realignment begins to perculate in the nation’s capital.
The Guantánamo parole board has rejected a plea for release from the prison’s oldest war-on-terror captive, a U.S.-educated, 68-year-old Pakistani businessman, citing the prisoner’s past ties to al-Qaida and declaring him too dangerous to go. The parole board cited the captive’s ‘past involvement in terrorist activities.’
Russian attack planes buzzed a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea multiple times Monday and Tuesday, coming as close as an estimated 30 feet from the ship and twice passing below the ship’s navigation bridge, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
Quandary for the Justice Department: Send him down the terrorism prosecution route that typically leads to federal prison, or strike a deal and use his story as a cautionary tale to deter other would-be recruits?
Some 66 House Democrats are urging the Homeland Security appropriations subcommittee to set aside $105 million for a program to help state and city transit districts increase security – a drop in the bucket compared to the $7.6 billion spent on aviation security.
Explosions at the airport and a major subway station in Belgium have killed at least 13 and reportedly as many as 33 people and left dozens more injured, according to initial media and police reports on the attacks.
A federal watchdog has concluded that the Pentagon inspector general’s office may have improperly destroyed evidence during the high-profile leak prosecution of former National Security Agency official Thomas Drake.
Savannah River Site employee Sandra Black told federal investigators her supervisors had interfered with her work and had tried to intimidate her into changing her findings if they validated employees’ complaints about safety, fraud and harassment. A few weeks later, she was fired.
The Justice Department’s legal offensive to force Apple to unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook can be traced to one reality: Apple simply offers far better encryption capabilities than its smartphone competitors.
Violence has decreased across Syria and some humanitarian aid has arrived in hard-hit areas five days into an internationally brokered pause in fighting, though claims of violations from both sides dim the agreement’s chances for becoming a full-fledged ceasefire.