Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden succeeded where President Barack Obama couldn’t -- getting Microsoft Corp., Google Inc. and Yahoo! Inc. to upgrade computer security against hackers.
The U.S. military flew two unarmed B-52 bombers into a disputed air-defense zone claimed by China, the first test of China’s response amid escalating tensions in the region that have implications for international air travel.
The U.S. flew two unarmed B-52 bombers into a disputed air-defense zone claimed by China, the first test of China’s response amid escalating tensions in the region that have implications for international air travel.
Working in secret like the programs they’re reviewing, five men with high-level security clearances and ties to President Barack Obama will soon deliver a report that’s likely to reshape U.S. government surveillance.
U.S. drones haven’t killed a civilian in Pakistan since 2011, according to data from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s government that runs counter to other tallies showing more deaths of innocent bystanders.
When Mohammad-Reza needed parts for his heater company in Iran last month, he carried a bagful of 500-euro notes on a plane to Dubai and paid his German supplier over coffee in a hotel lobby. Often, he says, he has to use even riskier channels.
President Barack Obama intensified his campaign to persuade a reluctant American public to back military action against Syria as Bashar al-Assad threatened retaliation “direct and indirect” if the U.S. attacks.
The U.S. government increased the number of missile attacks this month against Islamic militant guerrilla groups in northwest Pakistan to the most this year, according to researchers who monitor the campaign.