Posted: 2020-10-23 08:58:35
President Trump and former Vice President Biden met for their final debate of the election season last night. And, U.S. officials warn Russian hackers have infiltrated state and local govern...
Posted: 2020-10-23 08:58:00
U.S. officials said yesterday in a statement that a Russian hacking group "has conducted a campaign against a wide variety of U.S. targets" since September 2020....
Latest On Cyberattacks On The U.S. Election....

Latest On Cyberattacks On The U.S. Election.


Active Russian cyberattacks are underway against U.S. government systems across the board, federal authorities revealed on Thursday — including those of election systems....
Posted: 2020-10-22 11:06:20
Latest On Cyberattacks On The U.S. Election.
Active Russian cyberattacks are underway against U.S. government systems across the board, federal authorities revealed on Thursday — including those of election systems....
Security Gaps Persist, Report Warns, After U....

Security Gaps Persist, Report Warns, After U.S. Blames Iran In Election Scheme


A report published on Thursday described how many government and political domains don't observe a security practice that makes it more difficult for attackers to run spoof email scams....
Posted: 2020-10-22 02:30:32
Security Gaps Persist, Report Warns, After U.S. Blames Iran In Election Scheme
A report published on Thursday described how many government and political domains don't observe a security practice that makes it more difficult for attackers to run spoof email scams....
Iran Blamed For Threatening Election Emails, ...

Iran Blamed For Threatening Election Emails, U.S. Intelligence Officials Say


Top national security officials announced Wednesday that Iran and Russia have obtained voter registration data and are trying to influence the U.S. presidential election....
Posted: 2020-10-22 09:06:00
Iran Blamed For Threatening Election Emails, U.S. Intelligence Officials Say
Top national security officials announced Wednesday that Iran and Russia have obtained voter registration data and are trying to influence the U.S. presidential election....

Posted: 2020-10-22 09:00:57
Cyber experts told the Department of Homeland Security in July that voter registration systems in California and Florida could be vulnerable to a hack, a closely-held report obtained by NPR ...
Posted: 2020-10-22 09:00:00
Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Oregon have the highest risk of seeing increased militia activity around the elections, according to a new report obtained exclusively by NPR....
U.S. Blames Iran For Threatening Election Ema...

U.S. Blames Iran For Threatening Election Emails, Says Russia May Interfere Too


The director of national intelligence and the FBI director said on Wednesday night that U.S. officials believe Iranian influence-mongers are behind an election-intimidation scam....
Posted: 2020-10-22 12:09:00
U.S. Blames Iran For Threatening Election Emails, Says Russia May Interfere Too
The director of national intelligence and the FBI director said on Wednesday night that U.S. officials believe Iranian influence-mongers are behind an election-intimidation scam....
U.S. Government Says Iran And Russia Try To A...

U.S. Government Says Iran And Russia Try To Affect Public Opinion On The Election


On Wednesday, the government reported foreign actions, taken to affect public opinion related to U.S. elections. It comes after voters in Alaska and Florida reported receiving threatening em...
Posted: 2020-10-22 12:04:00
U.S. Government Says Iran And Russia Try To Affect Public Opinion On The Election
On Wednesday, the government reported foreign actions, taken to affect public opinion related to U.S. elections. It comes after voters in Alaska and Florida reported receiving threatening em...
Voters In Florida And Alaska Receive Emails W...

Voters In Florida And Alaska Receive Emails Warning 'Vote For Trump Or Else!'


Cybersecurity experts say the origin of the messages remains unknown and may be the product of a foreign disinformation effort....
Posted: 2020-10-21 04:07:48
Voters In Florida And Alaska Receive Emails Warning 'Vote For Trump Or Else!'
Cybersecurity experts say the origin of the messages remains unknown and may be the product of a foreign disinformation effort....

Posted: 2020-10-19 07:58:00
The Justice Department charged six Russian intelligence officers in a globe-spanning campaign of cyberattacks, ranging from damaging Ukraine's power grid to targeting the 2018 Olympics and m...
Posted: 2020-10-19 07:58:00
Strict protocols have paid off for the U.S. military during the pandemic. To date, the Pentagon has reported one death from COVID-19 out of 1.3 million active-duty troops....
DOJ Unveils More Sweeping Cyber-Charges Again...

DOJ Unveils More Sweeping Cyber-Charges Against Russian Intelligence Officers


Prosecutors linked the men with a globe-hopping campaign of sabotage, espionage and election interference. They work for the same spy agency that targeted the U.S. in 2016....
Posted: 2020-10-19 05:26:00
DOJ Unveils More Sweeping Cyber-Charges Against Russian Intelligence Officers
Prosecutors linked the men with a globe-hopping campaign of sabotage, espionage and election interference. They work for the same spy agency that targeted the U.S. in 2016....
John Bolton Says U.S. Is 'Not Safer'...

John Bolton Says U.S. Is 'Not Safer' Today Than It Was Before Trump Presidency


Former national security adviser John Bolton says President Trump's decision-making "does not produce a coherent, effective, sustained policy."...
Posted: 2020-10-18 12:05:29
John Bolton Says U.S. Is 'Not Safer' Today Than It Was Before Trump Presidency
Former national security adviser John Bolton says President Trump's decision-making "does not produce a coherent, effective, sustained policy."...
Trump's And Biden's Plans For Natio...

Trump's And Biden's Plans For National Security


Here's how the national security priorities of the Republican president and his Democratic challenger compare....
Posted: 2020-10-16 12:00:42
Trump's And Biden's Plans For National Security
Here's how the national security priorities of the Republican president and his Democratic challenger compare....

Posted: 2020-10-14 06:36:00
National security leaders are playing a far more prominent role than in previous elections. Current officials are trying to reassure voters. Many former leaders are criticizing the president...
Posted: 2020-10-14 09:00:34
Last week the president tweeted that troops should be home from Afghanistan by Christmas. In an interview with NPR, Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said no final decisions have been m...
Transcript: NPR's Full Interview With Jo...

Transcript: NPR's Full Interview With Joint Chiefs Of Staff Chairman Mark Milley


Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with NPR about the military's role in potential election disputes, the war in Afghanistan and more....
Posted: 2020-10-12 03:38:17
Transcript: NPR's Full Interview With Joint Chiefs Of Staff Chairman Mark Milley
Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talks with NPR about the military's role in potential election disputes, the war in Afghanistan and more....
Gen. Mark Milley Says The Military Plays ...

Gen. Mark Milley Says The Military Plays 'No Role' In Elections


Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, tells NPR that the military "will obey the lawful orders of civilian control of the military."...
Posted: 2020-10-11 11:09:50
Gen. Mark Milley Says The Military Plays 'No Role' In Elections
Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, tells NPR that the military "will obey the lawful orders of civilian control of the military."...
Iran Policy: Is America Safer Under Trump?...

Iran Policy: Is America Safer Under Trump?


NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Iran experts, Kirsten Fontenrose and Seyed Hossein Mousavian, about a question regarding Iran that arose during the vice presidential debate....
Posted: 2020-10-11 08:57:00
Iran Policy: Is America Safer Under Trump?
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Iran experts, Kirsten Fontenrose and Seyed Hossein Mousavian, about a question regarding Iran that arose during the vice presidential debate....

Posted: 2020-10-10 11:39:00
Scott Simon speaks to Elizabeth Neumann, formerly a top counterterrorism official at the Department of Homeland Security, about the militia plot to kidnap the governor or Michigan....
Posted: 2020-10-09 08:08:00
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Cynthia Miller-Idriss, who runs the Polarization and Extremism Research & Innovation Lab at American University, about the growth of right-wing militia groups ...
Why FBI Says People Accused Of Plotting Attac...

Why FBI Says People Accused Of Plotting Attacks In Michigan Are Part Of A Militia


NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Kathleen Belew, an assistant professor of history at the University of Chicago, about why those charged in plotting attacks in Michigan are part of a militia....
Posted: 2020-10-09 08:08:00
Why FBI Says People Accused Of Plotting Attacks In Michigan Are Part Of A Militia
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Kathleen Belew, an assistant professor of history at the University of Chicago, about why those charged in plotting attacks in Michigan are part of a militia....
Michigan Attorney General On Alleged Militia ...

Michigan Attorney General On Alleged Militia Plot To Kidnap The Governor


NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel about the arrests of six people accused of plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer....
Posted: 2020-10-08 07:55:00
Michigan Attorney General On Alleged Militia Plot To Kidnap The Governor
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel about the arrests of six people accused of plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer....
6 People Accused In Plot To Kidnap Michigan G...

6 People Accused In Plot To Kidnap Michigan Governor


The FBI says it thwarted a militia plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and overthrow the local government....
Posted: 2020-10-08 07:55:00
6 People Accused In Plot To Kidnap Michigan Governor
The FBI says it thwarted a militia plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and overthrow the local government....

Posted: 2020-10-07 01:25:26
"Agents are already worrying about guns and knives and bombs," a former Secret Service agent says. "Now they have to worry about COVID-19."...
Posted: 2020-10-06 09:06:00
The Justice Department is expected to announce charges this week against two British nationals suspected of being part of an Islamic State cell accused of torturing and beheading Western hos...
Joint Chiefs Of Staff Members On Quarantine A...

Joint Chiefs Of Staff Members On Quarantine After Coast Guard Officer Tests Positive


Almost all members of the Pentagon's Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation's top military officials, are quarantining at home after a senior Coast Guard officer tested positive for the coronavir...
Posted: 2020-10-06 08:03:00
Joint Chiefs Of Staff Members On Quarantine After Coast Guard Officer Tests Positive
Almost all members of the Pentagon's Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation's top military officials, are quarantining at home after a senior Coast Guard officer tested positive for the coronavir...
'Undaunted': Former CIA Director On...

'Undaunted': Former CIA Director On Things He's Proud Of And Things He Regrets


NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with former CIA Director John Brennan about his memoir, Undaunted....
Posted: 2020-10-06 08:03:00
'Undaunted': Former CIA Director On Things He's Proud Of And Things He Regrets
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with former CIA Director John Brennan about his memoir, Undaunted....
Pompeo Rails Against China At 'Quad'...

Pompeo Rails Against China At 'Quad' Meeting With Foreign Ministers In Tokyo


The secretary of state urged Japan, India, Australia and the U.S. to protect against China's "corruption and coercion." The meeting resulted in no major initiatives. Beijing panned it before...
Posted: 2020-10-06 06:18:00
Pompeo Rails Against China At 'Quad' Meeting With Foreign Ministers In Tokyo
The secretary of state urged Japan, India, Australia and the U.S. to protect against China's "corruption and coercion." The meeting resulted in no major initiatives. Beijing panned it before...

Posted: 2020-10-06 05:45:00
Adm. Charles Ray, the vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, has tested positive for COVID-19. He was at Pentagon meetings last week with members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff....
Posted: 2020-10-06 05:10:00
John Brennan discusses national security implications of Trump's coronavirus infection and what he'd have done differently post-Sept. 11. The former CIA director's memoir, Undaunted, is out ...
Former CIA Director On National Security Impl...

Former CIA Director On National Security Implications Of Trump's Health


NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with former CIA Director John Brennan about the national security and continuity of government issues related to President Trump's hospitalization....
Posted: 2020-10-05 08:16:00
Former CIA Director On National Security Implications Of Trump's Health
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with former CIA Director John Brennan about the national security and continuity of government issues related to President Trump's hospitalization....
After Chasing Threats Abroad, Former CIA Chie...

After Chasing Threats Abroad, Former CIA Chief John Brennan Says The Risk Is At Home


The former spy chief has dealt with almost all of the country's major security challenges over the past two decades. In his memoir Undaunted, he directs his ire at President Trump....
Posted: 2020-10-05 02:56:12
After Chasing Threats Abroad, Former CIA Chief John Brennan Says The Risk Is At Home
The former spy chief has dealt with almost all of the country's major security challenges over the past two decades. In his memoir Undaunted, he directs his ire at President Trump....
Disinformation Around Trump's Health �...

Disinformation Around Trump's Health 'Very Concerning' Ahead Of Election


NPR's Michel Martin speaks with two scholars — Arie Perliger and Nina Jankowicz — about how Trump's questioning of mail-in voting and misinformation surrounding his health may affect the...
Posted: 2020-10-03 09:14:00
Disinformation Around Trump's Health 'Very Concerning' Ahead Of Election
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with two scholars — Arie Perliger and Nina Jankowicz — about how Trump's questioning of mail-in voting and misinformation surrounding his health may affect the...

Posted: 2020-10-02 09:41:43
A U.S. military court judge who took over the 9/11 case two weeks ago has quit. That means a 9/11 trial is unlikely to begin by the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks....
Posted: 2020-10-02 08:49:31
They are working to contact those who had been in close proximity to the president, the first lady and others who traveled with him in recent days to self-isolate and get tested....
Effects Of Trump's Positive Coronavirus ...

Effects Of Trump's Positive Coronavirus Test On National Security


The U.S. command and control structure remains unaffected by the news that President Trump has tested positive for the coronavirus. But it underscores America's troubled response to the pand...
Posted: 2020-10-02 08:11:00
Effects Of Trump's Positive Coronavirus Test On National Security
The U.S. command and control structure remains unaffected by the news that President Trump has tested positive for the coronavirus. But it underscores America's troubled response to the pand...
'Contentious' Scenarios Arise For B...

'Contentious' Scenarios Arise For Ballot And Presidency If Trump's Health Declines


It would be "very difficult" to pull President Trump's name from the November ballot, says John Fortier, who led the Continuity of Government Commission. But that's just one hypothetical....
Posted: 2020-10-02 03:17:54
'Contentious' Scenarios Arise For Ballot And Presidency If Trump's Health Declines
It would be "very difficult" to pull President Trump's name from the November ballot, says John Fortier, who led the Continuity of Government Commission. But that's just one hypothetical....
Khalilzad: 'A Moment For The Afghan Lead...

Khalilzad: 'A Moment For The Afghan Leaders Not To Repeat The Mistakes Of The Past'


With talks begun between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban, U.S. special envoy for Afghan peace Zalmay Khalilzad tells NPR the U.S. has "tested" the Taliban and "they are meeting thos...
Posted: 2020-10-02 09:07:00
Khalilzad: 'A Moment For The Afghan Leaders Not To Repeat The Mistakes Of The Past'
With talks begun between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban, U.S. special envoy for Afghan peace Zalmay Khalilzad tells NPR the U.S. has "tested" the Taliban and "they are meeting thos...

Posted: 2020-10-01 09:51:14
A U.S. District Court sided with the Justice Department, arguing that by publishing 2019's Permanent Record, Snowden violated nondisclosure agreements signed while working for the NSA and CI...
Posted: 2020-09-30 04:36:51
More setbacks in the long-delayed 9/11 case in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba: A U.S military court judge has delayed the trial of the five defendants in the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks until Augu...
Graham Plans New Political Offensive In Heari...

Graham Plans New Political Offensive In Hearing With Old Foe Comey


The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee doesn't only intend to grill Republicans' least favorite ex-G-Man. He's also working with administration allies to surface unverified new alleg...
Posted: 2020-09-30 10:52:26
Graham Plans New Political Offensive In Hearing With Old Foe Comey
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee doesn't only intend to grill Republicans' least favorite ex-G-Man. He's also working with administration allies to surface unverified new alleg...
Flynn Attorney Says She Briefed Trump On Case...

Flynn Attorney Says She Briefed Trump On Case Amid DOJ Intervention


An attorney for the former national security adviser said in court on Tuesday she's been keeping the president in the loop even as the government has sought to drop the charges....
Posted: 2020-09-29 08:31:24
Flynn Attorney Says She Briefed Trump On Case Amid DOJ Intervention
An attorney for the former national security adviser said in court on Tuesday she's been keeping the president in the loop even as the government has sought to drop the charges....
Democrats Say Trump's Reported Debts Cre...

Democrats Say Trump's Reported Debts Create National Security Risks


President Trump reportedly is facing huge debts. Democrats want to know who his lenders are, and his national security decisions are facing renewed scrutiny. Trump claims the reports are fal...
Posted: 2020-09-29 12:03:00
Democrats Say Trump's Reported Debts Create National Security Risks
President Trump reportedly is facing huge debts. Democrats want to know who his lenders are, and his national security decisions are facing renewed scrutiny. Trump claims the reports are fal...

Posted: 2020-09-29 09:01:07
USS Doris Miller will honor a Black Pearl Harbor hero and key figure in the rise of the civil rights movement. Miller, a sharecropper's son from Waco, Texas was just 22 years when he created...
Posted: 2020-09-28 06:21:44
Author Fred Kaplan reveals how U.S. presidents, their advisers and generals have thought about, planned for — and sometimes narrowly avoided — nuclear war. Originally broadcast Jan. 27, ...
FBI Agent In Flynn Case Had Doubts About Inve...

FBI Agent In Flynn Case Had Doubts About Investigation, Document Shows


Newly surfaced materials in the legal case involving former national security adviser Michael Flynn show that an investigator was dubious. Flynn's advocates call his case a frame-up by the f...
Posted: 2020-09-25 04:06:45
FBI Agent In Flynn Case Had Doubts About Investigation, Document Shows
Newly surfaced materials in the legal case involving former national security adviser Michael Flynn show that an investigator was dubious. Flynn's advocates call his case a frame-up by the f...
Nearly 500 National Security Experts Endorse ...

Nearly 500 National Security Experts Endorse Biden For President


In a letter addressed to "Our Fellow Citizens," the 489 signatures include 22 four-star officers, stating the "current president" is not up to "the enormous responsibilities of his office."...
Posted: 2020-09-24 09:30:24
Nearly 500 National Security Experts Endorse Biden For President
In a letter addressed to "Our Fellow Citizens," the 489 signatures include 22 four-star officers, stating the "current president" is not up to "the enormous responsibilities of his office."...
House Passes Short-Term Funding Bill To Keep ...

House Passes Short-Term Funding Bill To Keep Government Running


The measure includes a last-minute agreement with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Republicans over aid for farmers. The Senate needs to vote on the resolution and send it to President ...
Posted: 2020-09-23 12:27:07
House Passes Short-Term Funding Bill To Keep Government Running
The measure includes a last-minute agreement with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Republicans over aid for farmers. The Senate needs to vote on the resolution and send it to President ...