February 5, 2023

Vet Suicides Could Be Double Earlier Reports

A new analysis of data from 2014 through 2018 has found the federal government is under-counting the number of veterans committing suicide each year the result of under-counting drug overdose deaths and service record errors.

US Calls Out China Over Cyberattacks

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US and NATO allies have condemned China’s aggressive behavior in cyberspace and place blame on China for a January hack, while the US Justice Department indicts four Chinese nationals for the cyberattack on Microsoft.

US Signals Tougher Strategy With N. Korea

US Signals Tougher Strategy With N. Korea

A White House spokesman said Monday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson “sent a very clear signal that our policy of strategic patience is over” with North Korea during his recent visit to Asia.

White House Threatens Veto of Senate Defense Bill

Despite a bipartisan agreement, the White House objects to what it regards as too much tinkering in the Senate defense policy bill.

Hornet Fighter Jet Crashes in Persian Gulf

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Both pilots ejected without serious injury, the Hornet was lost, the crash occurred just after launch and was not the result of hostile activity.