Security In The News

Published in 2017

Council on Foreign Relations: National Security Implications of Climate Change

Ambassador John Campbell details the effects of climate change on United States agriculture, oil production, social and territorial tensions, and more.

The New York Times: Trump Recertifies Iran Nuclear Deal, but Only Reluctantly

Trump fears the current Iran deal does not put enough pressure on the country to discontinue destabilizing activities.

BBC: Qatar Crisis: UAE Denies Hacking News Agency

According to the Washington Post, US intelligence officials say the United Arab Emirates hacked Qatar’s news agency; yet, the UAE denies responsibility for the hack.

The New York Times: Hackers are Targeting Nuclear Facilities, Homeland Security Dept. and F.B.I. Say

Nuclear plants have been experiencing cyber attacks to their business and administrative networks.

The Guardian: Qatar’s Neighbors Dismiss Emirate’s Response to List of Demands

The blockade of Qatar continues as the emirate has refused to accept the demands put forth in June.

Reuters: U.S. Prepared to Use Force on North Korea ‘If We Must’: U.N. Envoy

North Korea successfully tested a missile which, theoretically, could hit Alaska or western Canada.

The Washington Post: Trump’s Voter Data Request Poses an Unnoticed Danger

The Trump administration has requested sensitive voter-registration data, a common target for hackers.