The risk of a miscalculation in the dispute over North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs has increased, and China takes the tensions “very seriously,” the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said yesterday.
China wants to work with the U.S. on cybersecurity because the effects of an Internet attack could be as serious as a nuclear bomb, a Chinese general said at a briefing with the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The State Department will hire more security guards and use more Marines to safeguard high-risk posts around the world in an effort to prevent assaults on U.S. diplomats following the deadly attack in Libya, a department official said.
The rebels battling Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have been seeking recognition, money and resources for months. Now that they’ve started making significant progress toward ousting him, they might get some.