US orders diplomats to leave Chad as rebels near capital
19 April 2021 | 4:00 pm
The US State Department has long warned Americans not to travel to Chad because of unrest and the presence of the jihadist Boko Haram group.
In an interview with FRANCE 24 in New York, former US counterterrorism czar Richard Alan Clarke described the main threats facing the United States in cyberspace and warned that Russia's cyber weapons could potentially "do a lot of damage" in the US.
Republicans in control of the Tennessee House of Representatives have expelled two Democratic representatives over a gun control demonstration.
US and Asian allies urge support for North Korea worker ban
US officials are reviewing how a recent leak of highly classified documents could affect national security.
The French president called for the EU to implement its stated policy of "strategic autonomy" and argued the bloc could become a "third pole" alongside China and the US.
The joint military drills are part of the US effort to strengthen its alliances in the Indo-Pacific to counter China's aggressive actions in the region.
This year's joint "Balikatan" military exercises are the largest to date. They come as Manila seeks a stronger response to China's increased military activity and deeper strategic cooperation with the US.
Top US diplomat Antony Blinken reiterated Washington's support to his Ukrainian counterpart. The US will "turn over every rock" to find the source of the recent leak, Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin said.
Joe Biden’s trip to Belfast was to commemorate the Good Friday Agreement anniversary. But some locals hoped he might also help end Northern Ireland's political deadlock. They were to be disappointed.
More than 50 Pentagon documents, some classified as secret, have recently surfaced online. They deal with various geopolitically significant developments — and put the US government in an uncomfortable position.
A man believed to have leaked secret documents is a gun enthusiast in his 20s according to a Washington Post report.
The person who leaked US classified documents prompting a national security investigation is a gun enthusiast in his 20s who worked on a military base, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing fellow members of an online chat group.
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