NEW YORK, Jan 6- President-elect Donald Trump dismissed a controversy over Russian hacking during the 2016 U.S. election campaign as a "political witch hunt," the New York Times reported on Friday before U.S. intelligence agencies were to brief him on the matter. The 12:30 p.m. briefing coincides with deep tension between U.S. intelligence agencies and...
NEW YORK, Jan 6- Donald Trump's top aides said he would have an open mind on Friday when he is briefed on what U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded were Russian cyber attacks during the 2016 election campaign, despite rising tensions between the president-elect and the nation's spy agencies. Trump has been dismissive of findings that Russian hackers...
GOP Rep. Mick Mulvaney is a fierce deficit hawk with a record of pushing deep spending cuts across the government to balance the budget.
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Dec 1- Shamoon, the destructive computer virus that four years ago crippled tens of thousands of computers at Middle Eastern energy companies, was used two weeks ago to attack computers in Saudi Arabia, according to several U.S. cyber security firms. Victims included the General Authority of Civil Aviation, the Saudi agency that runs airports, where the attack...
The Republican Party's 2016 official platform, drafted over the summer, seeks to exempt women from "direct ground combat units and infantry battalions."
Former Secretary of Defense and "Worthy Fights" author Leon Panetta, addresses President Obama's efforts against ISIS and motives behind his recent book. Panetta says one of the biggest threats to U.S. national security is dysfunction in Washington.
President Obama and leadership in Congress need to work together, says Leon Panetta, Former Secretary of Defense. "This country needs to be governed" he adds.
Discussing just how concerned the world should be with the aggressive tenor coming out of North Korea, and whether the U.S. is doing enough to combat hackers, with Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense.
Federal spending cuts scheduled to begin next week would slow economic growth in the next year, though not nearly as much as going over the fiscal cliff might have, economists say. The New York Times reports.
President Obama is expected to release an executive order to try and improve America's defenses against cyber attacks. Mike McConnell, Booz Allen Hamilton, offers insight.
Discussing what action President Obama's took following the Benghazi attack, with Jimmy Williams, Democratic Strategist; Kevin Williamson, National Review; and Joel B. Pollak, Breitbart editor-in-chief.
Algeria said on Sunday it expected heavy hostage casualties after its troops ended a desert siege, but Western governments warned against criticizing tactics used by their vital ally in the struggle with Islamists across the Sahara.
The Algerian army carried out a dramatic final assault to end a siege by Islamic militants at a desert gas plant on Saturday, killing 11 al Qaeda-linked gunmen after they took the lives of seven more foreign hostages.
There has been a "terrorist attack" on a gas facility in Algeria where Americans are among 41 people being held hostage by Islamic militants. Helima Croft of Barclays, offers insight.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has confirmed Americans and others are being held by Islamic militants after what he calls a "terrorist attack" occurred at a natural gas facility in Algeria. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE), offers insight.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta commends President Obama on his decision to nominate Former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel (R) as the next Secretary of Defense, and counterterrorism adviser John Brennan as director of the CIA; and Sen. Chuck Hagel accepts the President's nomination.
Who will fill roles at State, Treasury and Defense?
BOSTON, Oct 31- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering setting up a ``Cyber Reserve'' of computer security experts who could be called upon in the event of a crippling cyber attack. ``The status quo is not acceptable,'' DHS Deputy Secretary Jane Holl Lute told Reuters in a recent interview. ``We are not standing around.
NEW YORK, Oct 24- Westinghouse Electric Co, a unit of Japan's Toshiba Corp, will rely on Intel Corp's McAfee unit to prevent network intrusions into nuclear power plants that it builds, the two companies said on Wednesday.