House Democrat Says 3,500 More Troops Are Heading To The US-Mexico Border

A top Democratic lawmaker was first to announce on Thursday that 3,500 additional U.S. troops are deploying to the southwestern border amid official silence from the Pentagon. Rep. Adam Smith (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, is “deeply troubled” that defense officials did not mention the upcoming deployment while testifying on Tuesday, Smith […]

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Their god is money: American intelligence contractors working for the UAE

Reuters published a bombshell story on Wednesday, January 30, based on interviews with participants and leaked documents, revealing how former National Security Agency contractors set up an offensive cyber-espionage unit in a converted mansion in the United Arab Emirates. The targets of this computer hacking unit included journalists, human rights activists, and a number of American […]

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Sexual Assaults At Military Service Academies Up Nearly 50 Percent Over 2 Years, Pentagon Finds

Incidents of sexual assault and other unwanted sexual contact at the three military service academies have spiked nearly 50 percent since 2016, defense officials announced on Thursday. The term “unwanted sexual contact” is used to describe behaviors that constitute sexual assault under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, including rape, aggravated sexual contact, and abusive […]

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