Biden admin approves potential multibillion-dollar arms sales to Saudi Arabia and UAE

Biden admin approves potential multibillion-dollar arms sales to Saudi Arabia and UAE

CNN — The Biden administration on Tuesday approved and notified Congress of possible multibillion-dollar weapons sales to both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The notice of the approval comes just weeks after President Joe Biden met with the leaders of each nation in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, as he sought to improve relations between … Read more

Microsoft Confirms Windows Users Targeted By 0Day Hack Attack

Microsoft Confirms Windows Users Targeted By 0Day Hack Attack

Microsoft confirms 0Day attack targeting law firms, banks and strategic consultancies SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Microsoft has demonstrated how important it is to apply security updates as soon as possible, with confirmation of how a zero-day vulnerability fixed in the July ‘Patch Tuesday’ rollout is being used in targeted attacks. Regular viewers of the … Read more

Pence to offer roadmap for conservatives in DC speech Monday, a day ahead of Trump’s return to the nation’s capital

Pence to offer roadmap for conservatives in DC speech Monday, a day ahead of Trump’s return to the nation’s capital

CNN — Former Vice President Mike Pence will sound very much like a White House hopeful looking to lead his party beyond former President Donald Trump when he touts his “freedom agenda” for the Republican Party in a speech in Washington on Monday evening. Pence will deliver remarks about a proposed conservative agenda at the … Read more

Mike Pence endorses Karrin Taylor Robson in Arizona governor’s race

Mike Pence endorses Karrin Taylor Robson in Arizona governor’s race

CNN — Mike Pence seems to have decided that the only way past Donald Trump is through Donald Trump. Unlike many of Trump’s would-be 2024 challengers, his former vice president is issuing a direct challenge by endorsing against him in critical races in states that were hotly contested in 2020. Pence’s latest move is an … Read more

Joe Biden defends decision to visit Saudi Arabia: “it is my job to keep our country strong and secure”

Joe Biden defends decision to visit Saudi Arabia: “it is my job to keep our country strong and secure”

Washington, D.C. CNN — President Joe Biden has defended his controversial visit to Saudi Arabia next week, saying the trip is critical to the security of the United States. “As president, it is my job to keep our country strong and secure. We have to counter Russia’s aggression, put ourselves in the best possible position … Read more

US strikes al Qaeda-affiliated leader in Syria

US strikes al Qaeda-affiliated leader in Syria

CNN — The US carried out a strike in Syria on Monday targeting a senior leader of Hurras al-Din, an al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist organization, according to a statement from US Central Command. The US is “highly confident” that the strike, carried out from a drone, killed Abu Hamzah al Yemeni, a US official with knowledge … Read more

Microsoft says Russia has stepped up cyber espionage against the US and Ukraine allies

Microsoft says Russia has stepped up cyber espionage against the US and Ukraine allies

Washington CNN — Russian intelligence agencies have increased their efforts to hack US and allied government computer networks to gather intelligence since the war in Ukraine began, Microsoft said in new findings published Wednesday. American organizations were the top target of the Russian hacking attempts outside of Ukraine, according to Microsoft, but the alleged Russian … Read more

Melanie Joly’s office knew that senior official would be at Russian embassy party

Melanie Joly’s office knew that senior official would be at Russian embassy party

Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly rises during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on June 13. A spokesperson for the minister said Ms. Joly did not know that Yasemin Heinbecker would be attending a party at the Russian embassy in Ottawa .Justin Tang/The Canadian Press The office of … Read more

Shangri-La Dialogue: US and Chinese defense ministers begin meeting in Singapore

Shangri-La Dialogue: US and Chinese defense ministers begin meeting in Singapore

Singapore CNN — US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chinese Minister of National Defense Gen. Wei Fenghe held their first face-to-face meeting on Friday at a major defense summit in Singapore. The meeting at the Shangri-la Dialogue took place during Austin’s fourth trip to the Indo-Pacific region after a formal request from China’s military leadership. … Read more

US warns Iran’s recent actions could lead to a ‘deepening nuclear crisis’

US warns Iran’s recent actions could lead to a ‘deepening nuclear crisis’

CNN — US Secretary of State Tony Blinken said Thursday that it will “further complicate” efforts to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal if Iran removes cameras that monitor its nuclear program and could lead to “a deepening nuclear crisis and further economic and political isolation for Iran. ” The head of the International Atomic … Read more