At a meeting on Monday afternoon, the White House and the Justice Department appeared to avert a conflict connected to the FBI’s use of an informant in the early stages of the Russia investigation, reports the Washington Post. The House intelligence committee chairman, Rep.
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The Department of Homeland Security has unveiled a new national security strategy for addressing cyber security risks, Reuters reports. According to the 35-page DHS report that Reuters reviewed prior to its public release, the U.S.
President Trump has announced that the U.S. will exit the Iran nuclear agreement, the New York Times reports. The Trump administration will reimpose sanctions against Iran.
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces is resuming its ground operations against the remnants of ISIS in eastern Syria, the Washington Post reports. The Syrian Democratic Forces is a Kurdish-dominated military alliance that, with support from the U.S.-led coalition, has defeated the Islamic State in some parts of the country.
The man suspected of plowing a rental van into pedestrians in northern Toronto on Monday has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder, though his motive is still unknown, CNN reports. On Monday suspect Alek Minassian, 25, sped down a busy Toronto street and careened onto a sidewalk, leaving 10 people dead and 15 injured.
The Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) is meeting for the second time to discuss emerging issues in the area of LAWS. Here are the U.S. and U.K. policy positions on LAWS.
The United Nations Convention on Certain Conventonal Weapons Group of Governmental Experts will be discussing Lethal Autonmous Weapons Systems in April.