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Security: The TikTok deal solves quite literally nothing

Security: The TikTok deal solves quite literally nothing

Well… that was pointless. After debasing the idea of free commerce in the U.S in the name of a misplaced security concern, stringing along several multi-billion dollar companies that embarrassed themselves in the interest of naked greed, and demanding that the U.S. government get a cut of the profits, the TikTok saga we’ve been watching…

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Security: Russian Attack Jets Back Mercenaries Fighting in Libya

Security: Russian Attack Jets Back Mercenaries Fighting in Libya

Politics|Russian Attack Jets Back Mercenaries Fighting in LibyaAn American military official said the warplanes were conducting combat missions in support of Kremlin-backed private security forces, and extending Moscow’s influence in Africa.A surveillance image from the United States Africa Command showing what it described as a Russian warplane deployed to Libya.Credit...United States Africa CommandWASHINGTON — More…

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Security: After Trump’s TikTok Ban, China Readies Blacklist of Foreign Companies

Security: After Trump’s TikTok Ban, China Readies Blacklist of Foreign Companies

Technology|After Trump’s TikTok Ban, China Readies Blacklist of Foreign CompaniesBeijing issued rules that could allow it to halt exports, imports and investments by businesses accused of endangering national security.An advertisement for WeChat at Hong Kong’s international airport. The Trump administration is banning the Chinese app, along with TikTok, from American app stores.Credit...Richard A. Brooks/Agence France-Presse…

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Security: Justice Dept. Opens Criminal Inquiry Into John Bolton’s Book

Security: Justice Dept. Opens Criminal Inquiry Into John Bolton’s Book

Investigators are examining whether the former national security adviser illegally disclosed classified information.President Trump’s former national security adviser John R. Bolton had agreed to let officials review any book before publication to ensure it contained no classified information.Credit...Doug Mills/The New York TimesWASHINGTON — The Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into whether President Trump’s…

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Security: Cheng Lei: China says journalist ‘endangered national security’

Security: Cheng Lei: China says journalist ‘endangered national security’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption It is unclear what "criminal activity" Cheng Lei has allegedly committed An Australian journalist detained in China for weeks is being held on national security grounds, China has said.Cheng Lei, a presenter for China Global Television Network (CGTN), is suspected of "criminal activity endangering China's national security".She has been…

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Security: Acting Homeland Security Secretary subpoenaed after refusing to testify

Security: Acting Homeland Security Secretary subpoenaed after refusing to testify

(CNN)The House Homeland Security Committee has issued a subpoena to acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf for a hearing next week as he faces whistleblower allegations that he urged department officials to alter intelligence."From the coronavirus pandemic to the rise of right-wing extremism to ongoing election interference, there are urgent threats requiring our attention," Committee…

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