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Today β€” November 17th 2018Your RSS feeds

Minister in Charge of Japan’s Cybersecurity Says He Has Never Used a Computer

By DANIEL VICTOR

Yoshitaka Sakurada appeared not to know what a USB drive was, and told lawmakers that when it was necessary to use a computer, “I order my employees or secretaries” to do it.

Two Years In, Trump Struggles to Master Role of Military Commander

By HELENE COOPER, PETER BAKER, ERIC SCHMITT and MITCHELL FERMAN

Defense Department officials doubt President Trump has fully grasped the role of the troops he commands, or the responsibility he has to lead.

Yesterday β€” November 16th 2018Your RSS feeds

Soldiers get wireless targeting to shoot around corners, hit enemies instantly

By Kris Osborn

As attacking enemies appear and vanish in seconds from around corners, rocks and trees - armed U.S. soldiers in Close Quarter Combat often have little or no time to respond, while their lives often hang in the balance.

Decorated Navy SEAL Is Accused of War Crimes in Iraq

By DAVE PHILIPPS

Prosecutors say Edward Gallagher turned bloodthirsty on his eighth deployment, shooting civilians and stabbing a captive. His lawyer called the charges baseless.

At War: Debunking Stereotypes Around Veterans and PTSD

By LAUREN KATZENBERG

Readers tell us about the stereotypes they have encountered around veterans and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the ways in which they have challenged them.

$2.7T Pentagon completes its first-ever audit, β€˜never expected to pass’: report

By Edmund DeMarche

About 1,200 auditors sharpened their pencils and pored over the Pentagon's accounting books and were able to identify discrepancies that will likely take years to resolve, Reuters reported.

North Korea Says It Has Tested β€˜Ultramodern Tactical Weapon’

By CHOE SANG-HUN

North Korea did not identify what weapon was tested, but the development could complicate already stalled talks between the United States and North Korea.

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Afghan Military Deaths Since 2015: More Than 28,000

By ROD NORDLAND and FAHIM ABED

The Afghan president confirmed a much higher death rate for his security forces than previously admitted, but said the Taliban were not winning.

Learning to Attack the Cyberattackers Can’t Happen Fast Enough

By ALINA TUGEND

Carnegie Mellon’s CyLab is one of the largest institutions in the world focused on education and research for the next generation of cybersecurity experts.

At War: Are Killer Robots the Future of War? Parsing the Facts on Autonomous Weapons

By KELSEY D. ATHERTON

Under what circumstances should militaries delegate the decision to take a human life to machines? It’s a moral leap that the international community is grappling with.

Minister in Charge of Japan’s Cybersecurity Says He Has Never Used a Computer

By DANIEL VICTOR

Yoshitaka Sakurada appeared not to know what a USB drive was, and told lawmakers that when it was necessary to use a computer, “I order my employees or secretaries” to do it.

Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis

By SHEERA FRENKEL, NICHOLAS CONFESSORE, CECILIA KANG, MATTHEW ROSENBERG and JACK NICAS

Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — the social network faced one scandal after another. This is how Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg responded.

Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis

By SHEERA FRENKEL, NICHOLAS CONFESSORE, CECILIA KANG, MATTHEW ROSENBERG and JACK NICAS

Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — the social network faced one scandal after another. This is how Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg responded.

US could lose a war with China or Russia as global dominance wanes: report

By Benjamin Brown

A lack of innovation, insufficient resources and overall complacency is threatening to upend the once undisputed strength of the U.S. military to the point where “it might struggle to win, or perhaps lose, a war against China or Russia,” a newly published report from a bipartisan commission analyzing President Trump’s national security strategy warned.

US could lose a war with China or Russia as global dominance wanes: report

By Benjamin Brown

A lack of innovation, insufficient resources and overall complacency is threatening to upend the once undisputed strength of the U.S. military to the point where “it might struggle to win, or perhaps lose, a war against China or Russia,” a newly published report from a bipartisan commission analyzing President Trump’s national security strategy warned.

Merkel Joins Macron in Calling for a European Army β€˜One Day’

By KATRIN BENNHOLD and STEVEN ERLANGER

After another strained meeting with President Trump, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany calls for a European army to reduce dependence on the United States.

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