Olympics 2018: Drills held in Pyeongchang prepare for threats of terrorism, war When Pyeongchang was awarded the 2018 Winter Olympic Games more than seven years ago, tensions in this region were much lower and North Korea did not have nuclear weapons thought capable of hitting the United States. But the situation here is now very […]
Cyber Advisory Board Experts on Threats to the U.S. Grid Cipher Brief Cyber Advisory Board members offer their views on threats to the U.S. power grid, as interviewed by Cipher Brief Publisher and CEO Suzanne Kelly. Former Deputy Secretary of State Robert Work, a member of The Cipher Brief’s Cyber Advisory Board, says potential attacks […]
Remembering the Union tornado 10 years later Former Union University President Dr. David Dockery feels like he can remember every detail about Feb. 5, 2008. Ten years later, many minute facets are still clear to him. “It was a sunny day, beautiful, 70 degrees … the students at Union were wearing shorts to class,” Dockery […]
North Korean athletes under observation as they arrive in South ahead of Winter Olympics The first 10 North Korean athletes have checked into their living quarters for the upcoming Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, watched closely by both South Korean security guards and agents embedded into Pyongyang’s delegation.
Climate change, extreme weather already threaten 50% of U.S. military sites Military leaders are sounding another alarm about the dangers of climate change, saying in a new report that half of U.S. military sites have already been affected by floods, wildfires, droughts and other weather extremes that are exacerbated by rising global temperatures. Following a […]
This Footage of a Russian Jet Intercepting an American Spy Plane is Wild Watch as a Russian fighter jet skimmed just 5 feet away from a U.S. spy plane.
Waterspout moves to land, making it Eureka area’s first tornado since 1998 A waterspout over Humboldt Bay made its way onto land on Thursday, Jan. 25, turning it into Eureka County’s first tornado since 1998, the National Weather Service said. The waterspout developed around 4:40 p.m. and moved its way through the Woodley Island Marina, […]
Russian fighter jet buzzes US spy plane in Black Sea, Navy says A Russian fighter jet buzzed a U.S. Navy spy plane in the Black Sea on Monday, the first incident of its kind since a November incident. The Navy EP-3 reconnaissance plane was flying in international airspace at the time, according to the Pentagon. […]
China, Russia now outpace the threat of terrorism, Pentagon says WASHINGTON – Countering China’s rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military’s top national security priorities, outpacing the threat of terrorism, the Pentagon said Friday. A new national defense strategy says that competition with China and Russia has threatened America’s […]
Hawaii’s False Missile Alarm Exposed Critical Weaknesses. Here’s What Must Be Done. Last week’s false missile attack alarm in Hawaii and the completely inadequate civil defense response deserve much more than snickers and head shakes. These problems must be fixed. The fiasco was indeed caused by a simple human error: A state operations-center worker hit […]