Amid Iran tensions, a look at Mideast's powers and proxies

As long-simmering tensions heat up between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, a look at the various countries or players involved, and what could happen: UNITED STATES ...

Kamala Harris says AG Barr representing president, not US

DETROIT (AP) — Capping a week in which her testy exchange with Attorney General William Barr went viral, Sen. Kamala Harris on Sunday told a crowd of thousands gathered at a dinner hosted by the count...

China likely to intensify influence campaign prior to 2020 election: Taiwan intelligence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is likely to amp up legal and psychological warfare to influence public opinion in Taiwan prior to the 2020 general election, a report fr...

US, Japan double down on cyberwarfare threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bilateral security treaty outlining Washington’s obligation to defend Japan could apply to cyberattacks, officials from the United States and Japan confirmed on Fr...

Taiwan Premier Su warns of China's fake news campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) today (Saturday, April 6) said China’s cyber army is attempting to buy over people from all walks of life, CNA reports. Su said in ad...

Chinese recruiters target Taiwanese job seekers to spread pro-unification propaganda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Advertisements have surfaced on job banks and social media pages in Taiwan seeking supporters of cross-strait unification to spread propaganda. A user of social network...

Australian official lifts lid on cyberwarfare

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's top cyberwarrior revealed Wednesday that his country actively participated in the electronic war against the Islamic State group in Syria, degrading their communications duri...

Air Force major faces charge related to wife's disappearance

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An Air Force major based in San Antonio bought a shovel, an ax, gasoline and a "burn barrel" a day after his wife was reported missing and then tried to destroy the receipt, accordi...

German leader clarifies stance on student climate protests

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is making clear she supports students protesting around the world against global warming, following widespread criticism of comments seeming to suggest th...

Analyst: 9 predictions for China in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 2019 marks several milestones for China, namely the 70th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), the 40th year of official relations with the U.S., and the 30th ...

US defense report: Taiwan ‘primary driver for China’s military modernization’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S.’s Defense Intelligence Agency published an unclassified report today (Jan. 16) entitled “2019 China Military Power Report,” which cites Taiwan u...

US think tank lists Chinese cyberwarfare and Taiwan Strait conflict as top concerns for 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. think tank Council on Foreign Relations released its 2019 Preventive Priorities Survey on Dec. 17, which lists Chinese cyberwarfare and potential conflict across the ...

Twitter shares tumble after potential Chinese hacking

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Shares in Twitter have fallen by nearly 7 percent after the social media platform announced potential hacking attempts from state-sponsored actors. Reuters reported thi...

China likely behind Marriott Hotel hacking scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Investigators have found clues to suggest China is behind the massive hacking scandal over the Marriott Hotel system database that was discovered late November. Accordi...

US to offer cyberwar capabilities to NATO allies

BRUSSELS (AP) — Acting to counter Russia's aggressive use of cyberattacks across Europe and around the world, the U.S. is expected to announce that, if asked, it will use its formidable cyberwarfare c...