Feb 26, 2015

South Africa investigates alleged leak of intelligence files

Warning of a threat to national security, a top South African official on Wednesday condemned an alleged leak of South African intelligence documents and said an investigation is underway. The comments by David Mahlobo, South Africa's state security minister, followed the publication this week of ...

Dec 13, 2014

Outer space belongs to science

Unfortunately a recently disclosed draft of Japan's new basic plan for space projects gives top priority to use of outer space for national security purposes.

Secret Service director's undoing was quick

Oct 3, 2014

Secret Service director's undoing was quick


One lesson from Julia Pierson's short tenure as director of the agency that protects the first family: The Secret Service can't keep secrets from the president. The undoing of Pierson, who resigned Wednesday, was not telling President Barack Obama about a Sept. 16 incident in ...