Monday, May 29, 2017

North Korea Probably Can’t Strike the US Yet—But It’s Still Plenty...

National security experts and North Korea watchers say the reclusive country may test a nuclear bomb on Saturday, the ‘Day of the Sun’...

The US Strike on Syria Underscores Trump’s Media-Fueled Worldview

Trump had no interest in attacking Syria---until he saw images on television that left him no choice. The post The US Strike on Syria...

Russia? Nah. The House GOP Goes After Leakers Instead

On Monday, FBI Director James Comey led off a House Select Intelligence Committee hearing with a bombshell: His agency has been investigating...

Time for Journalists to Encrypt Everything

President Donald Trump has publicly called for a Justice Department investigation into leaks to the media, warning, “We’re gonna find the leakers....

WikiLeaks CIA Dump Gives Russian Hacking Deniers the Perfect Ammo

Never accuse Wikileaks of getting its timing wrong. Last fall, the group perfectly paced its steady drip of John Podesta’s emails to...

If the Feds Did Wiretap Trump Tower, It’s Not Obama Who...

It started, like so many eruptions these days, with a tweet. Early Saturday morning, President Trump fired off a series of tweets...

The Ninth Circuit Banned Trump’s Ban Because It Hurts Science

Don’t mess with science. That’s the message of the Ninth Circuit’s decision tonight denying the Justice Department’s request to reinstate President Trump’s...

Social Media Made the World Care About Standing Rock—And Helped It...

A thousand protesters stayed put. The snow piled up around their tepees, but they dug in as caravans of supporters and journalists...

How America Can Beat Russia in Cyber War, Despite Trump

Hackers working on behalf of the Russian government have attacked a wide variety of American citizens and institutions. Targets have included the...

If Trump Wants a ‘Hacking Defense’ Strategy, He Should Just Use...

In his first press conference as president-elect, Donald Trump said Wednesday that the United States is too vulnerable to cybersecurity threats, and...