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Sep 25 2023
This is a perspective from the Center.
Editor's note: The concept for this blog and some examples within it come from a speech Jonathan Rauch gave entitled “Polarization and Propaganda” at the 2023 Braver Angels Convention in Gettysburg, PA. Rauch is an author, activist, and journalist. He is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution (Center) and contributing writer at the AtlanticClare Ashcraft
Sep 24 2023
MANILA, Sept 25 (Reuters) - The Philippines will take "all appropriate actions to cause the removal of barriers" in a disputed area of the South China Sea, the country's national security advisor, Eduardo M. Año, said on Monday. The Philippines on Sunday accused China of placing a floating barrier in the Scarborough Shoal and said it would protect the rights of its fishermen. "We condemn theReuters
Sep 25 2023
Statement by National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on Reports of Attack on Cuban Embassy in Washington, DC
The United States strongly condemns Sunday’s reported attack on the Cuban embassy in Washington, DC. Attacks against diplomatic facilities are unacceptable. We are in contact with Cuban embassy officials and law enforcement authorities to ensure an appropriate and timely investigation as well as to offer our support for future protective efforts.Whitehouse.gov
Sep 05 2023
The Defense Department is downplaying reports that Chinese nationals posing as tourists have attempted to breach U.S. military bases and other government installations more than 100 times in recent years. The alleged gatecrashers ranged from divers spotted in the water near a rocket launch site in Florida to other Chinese nationalists discovered crossing into a U.S. military missile range inWashington Times
Aug 04 2023
Two US Navy sailors were arrested for allegedly conspiring to pass sensitive security information to Chinese officials in separate plots, officials announced Thursday.
Jinchao Wei, a 22-year-old sailor aboard the San Diego-based USS Essex, was busted Wednesday on espionage charges after he provided China with detailed information of the ship and its crew.
Federal prosecutorsNew York Post (News)
Jul 19 2023
This summer, smoke from Canada has already sorely damaged its southern neighbor — the United States. More than a third of the U.S. population suffered from poor air quality, driving schools to cancel outdoor activities, sports venues to postpone games, and outdoor workers to stay home. Visits to emergency rooms increased as people struggled to breathe. And more Canadian smoke is on its way.Just Security
Jun 27 2023
When Donald Trump was indicted on 37 counts ranging from willful retention of national defense information to conspiracy to obstruct justice, that indictment contained devastating snippets of a conversation in which Trump provided prosecutors with a nearly perfect admission of guilt. Now CNN has obtained the full conversation and it turns out to be … even more devastating than it seemed. InDaily Kos
Jul 11 2023
Some of Ukraine’s key allies including the Group of Seven countries will announce on Wednesday that they’re launching individual negotiations with Ukraine to offer bilateral security commitments to boost Kyiv’s defense capabilities and to deter further Russian aggression. The declaration will come on the sidelines of the second day of the NATO leaders’ summit in Vilnius, where the defenseBloomberg
Sep 06 2023
‘A Threat to National Security’: CNN’s John Avlon Attacks Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville For ‘Grandstanding’ On Military Confirmations
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall on Tuesday said that “we are safe, and we are prepared” when talking about Sen. Tommy Tuberville with Jake Tapper. But CNN political analyst John Avlon on Wednesday argued that the Republican is “risking America’s readiness” by holding up blanket confirmation on top level military nominations. Kendall and two more of President Joe Biden’s cabinetMediaite
Aug 04 2023
At a time when the U.S. remains vigilant to protect its national security, two sailors are facing serious accusations of selling sensitive military information to Chinese intelligence officials. Jinchao Wei, 22, is accused of sharing photos, videos and more than 50 manuals with a Chinese intelligence official, which contained information on weapon systems, electrical systems and securityNBC 7 San Diego