and China's Role in the World
Ambassador Zhang Yesui delivered a speech at the Harvard Kennedy School. "It
is fair to say that China-US relationship has evolved to such a point...
biggest threat to National Security, Chairman Mullen says
Looming budget reductions are the biggest threat to the United States' national
security, said Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. "I've said many
alliance is an anchor of stability, security and prosperity in the world
Top officials from the two countries came to San Francisco to celebrate the
60th anniversary of the alliance. They reaffirm that the ANZUS Treaty serves...
Qaeda is under growing strain, CIA Director Petraeus testifies
Heavy losses to al-Qaeda's senior leadership appear to have created an important
window of vulnerability although the terrorist networks remains the...
committed to reducing
cyberthreats posed to the Banking and Finance Sector
Cybersecurity threats to critical infrastructure and services endanger their
confidentiality, integrity and availability, Homeland Security official Greg
Chiefs says Al-Qaida weaker but still committed
Ten years after 9/11, al-Qaida is weaker and the U.S. intelligence
community is more effective, the nation’s top intelligence officials
told Congress today...
Napolitano, Clapper write "We're safer post-9/11"
In an Op-Ed which was published on the website of USA Today on
Thursday, top security and justice officials write the U.S. has continued to
am neither an optimist nor a pessimist," Petraeus tells CIA employees
"I'm a realist," David H. Petraeus said in his first
remarks as Director of the CIA. "We don't
do the President any favors unless we give him the clearest...
but still poses threat, Panetta says
The terrorist attacks of a decade ago have in some ways strengthened
the United States, and operations against al-Qaida have left it much less
increasing for synthetic drugs, UN report finds
While global markets for cocaine, heroin and cannabis declined or remained
stable, the production and abuse of prescription opioid drugs and...
UK and Brazil
strengthen science and innovation links
Brazil is a rising science powerhouse increasingly important to global scientific
output. The UK enjoys a strong technology relationship with Brazil...
improves capabilities, savings, DoD says
The Defense Department's new operational energy strategy challenges assumptions
about battlefield energy usage, paving the way for a more secure...
Defense Secretary Panetta vows to put national security, troops first
Leon E. Panetta told the Senate Armed Services Committee that if he’s
confirmed as the next defense secretary, his first and foremost mission will
The OAS is
ready to confront the challenges facing the Hemisphere
The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OEA), Mr. José Miguel
Insulza, affirmed today that the “the OAS is prepared to confront...
decision to reinstate Honduras into OAS
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the reinstatement of Honduras into
the Organization of American States (OAS), which had expelled...
Chinese, U.S. military officers hold talks
Top Chinese and U.S. military officers held talks Tuesday in Washington on
exchanging views on relations between the two militaries as well as international...
House launches U.S. International Cyber Strategy
White House officials yesterday launched a strategy that the administration
says unifies U.S. engagement with international partners on a range of cyber
and U.S. President strengthen collaboration
Prime Minister Cameron and President Obama announced six specific areas where
the United Kingdom and the United States will strengthen our...
cuts must be prioritized and strategic, Secretary Gates says
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said he is determined that the department
not fall victim to the mistakes of the past, “where the budget targets were...
urges Haiti's new Government to ensure stability and rule of law
The Security Council urged Haiti’s new Government to focus on the critical
tasks of rebuilding the country and ensuring stability and rule of law in the