In the past five days, Republican Senate candidate Doug Collins, a Georgia congressman, has violated Defense Department policy at least two dozen times by improperly using photos of himself in uniform for campaign ads.
"The urgency with which Australia and I think India and Japan have committed themselves to strengthening the Quad is significant," Hervé Lemahieu told Newsweek, "and that's because the threat perception of China has been embraced."
Two days after Newsweek reported that Syria asked for sanctions relief and troop withdrawal from the Al-Tanf garrison, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. would "compartmentalize" working to recover Austin Tice and Majd Kamalmaz from regional policy.
Lebanese General Security director Major General Abbas Ibrahim brought to Washington a list of demands for Damascus including sanctions relief and closing Al-Tanf garrison in exchange for help on returning Austin Tice and Majd Kamalmaz, Newsweek has learned.
"It's just the latest incident of Trump abdicating his responsibilities and shifting the blame to others," Purple Heart-recipient Alan Pitts told Newsweek. "It's extremely sad and embarrassing."
"There is no change to the operational readiness or mission capability of the U.S. Armed Forces," Pentagon spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman said in a statement sent to Newsweek.
"We've been at war for two decades. No one mentioned finding an end to those wars," Army veteran and CEO of Diesel Jack Media/Ranger Up, told Newsweek.
"I know there is some risk to my style of humor, but who wants Army leaders who are risk averse?" Lieutenant General Theodore D. Martin, deputy commander of the Army Training and Doctrine and Command, told Newsweek.
"The theft of intellectual property by the People's Republic of China costs America as much as $500 billion a year," U.S. counterintelligence chief William Evanina told Newsweek.
"It's a clusterf**k in Syria," one senior U.S. intelligence official told Newsweek. "We don't have a strategy."
Neither the six Russian maritime patrol aircraft nor the Russian submarine entered Alaskan territory, according to the U.S. military.
"There is no country that presents a broader and more comprehensive threat to our ideas, innovation, and economic security than China," the FBI told Newsweek, calling the country "the FBI's top counterintelligence priority."
"We have legitimate requests that are there," UAE State Minister for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said Thursday. "We ought to get them."
"I mean the stars are aligned. The best timing to inject 'order' is when a society is in chaos, especially given the power vacuum," a senior U.S. intelligence official told Newsweek.
"National leadership, frankly, has been caught napping, and so there are other leaders, other organizations who have risen up and who are speaking out," Roland Martin told Newsweek.
"Trump has demonstrated his propensity to weaponize DHS in furtherance of his political ends, which concerns me if the election results do not produce a clear winner," one senior law enforcement official told Newsweek.
"I'm really scared this is the start of something much worse," one Beirut resident told Newsweek.
"I have had conversations with European defense ministers and ambassadors regarding this troop movement," Representative Ruben Gallego told Newsweek. "They are worried that it will lessen deterrence against Russia."
Current and former law enforcement officials told Newsweek that the Trump administration is using elite paramilitary border units in lieu of U.S. troops to confront protests in Portland.
A Pentagon spokesperson confirmed to Newsweek that Defense Secretary Mark Esper ultimately approved Vindman's selection for promotion Monday.
One Pentagon official described Russia's behind-the-scenes Taliban ties as an "influence operation against U.S. interests," another called it "a covert support program with layers."
A Twitter post earlier Wednesday stating that the Capitol HIll Occupied Protest in Seattle had shut down that claimed to be from an official account has been proven to be a fake.
"We're no longer allowed to use things like tear gas and pepper spray. The only thing that we can use is our sidearms or our batons."
Presented with Newsweek's findings, NJ Senate President Sweeney said that evidence of potential impropriety was persuasive enough to warrant an investigation. "If these allegations are true, then the U.S. attorney should look into this," he said.
China is actively "trying to exploit" the gap between federally protected information and what's produced in the public realm, national security experts and legislators told Newsweek.
In a classified State Department memo obtained by Newsweek, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested Russia may been capturing images of infrastructure for the purposes of targeting it with "conventionally-armed, precision-guided weapons."
China threatened the WHO that the country would stop cooperating with the agency's coronavirus investigation if it declared a global health emergency, a CIA report confirmed to Newsweek showed.
Venezuela and Cuban officials question the intentions behind the Enhanced Counter-Narcotic Operations announced by President Donald Trump, who has set out to increase the pressure on Latin American foes.
After reporting that Covid-19 occurred naturally, U.S. intelligence modified its stance to say it might have leaked from a lab.
North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un missed another national holiday, fueling rumors and reports of his health. But U.S. intelligence still sees no sign of him losing power.