Allies will unite to train Ukrainians on F-16s, but jets aren't 'magic weapons', says Pentagon
Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Thursday that European allies are putting together a coordinated plan to train Ukrainian forces to fly the F-16 fighter jet, but Pentagon officials cautioned that it will be a costly and difficult task and won't be a quick fix to the conflict
Fake photo of explosion at Pentagon goes viral: How to detect AI images
The image widely shared on Monday of a blast near the Pentagon turned out to be fake. Earlier, AI-generated photos of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin’s arrests had gone viral. With such pictures becoming more common day by day, here’s how you can spot fakes
The US to provide F-16s to Ukraine. How a 'no' turned into a 'yes'
Ukraine has long begged for the sophisticated fighter to give it a combat edge as it battles Russia's invasion, now in its second year. The US has once again buckled under pressure from European allies and Ukraine's leaders and agreed to provide F-16s to the war effort
Pentagon leak suspect, Jack Teixeira, due back in court as judge weighs detention
Teixeira is accused of releasing sensitive military papers regarding Russia's war in Ukraine and other major national security matters in a chat room on Discord, a social media network that began as a gaming hangout
US to control land sales to foreigners within 100 miles of military bases
Under a proposed rule change, foreign citizens and companies would need U.S. government approval to buy property within 100 miles of eight military bases.
US military spots another mysterious balloon in the skies above Hawaii
US officials said that they are yet to identify whether the "mysterious" object is a weather balloon or something else
President Biden to announce run for re-election ‘soon’
The US President has long said he intended to run for re-election but the lack of a formal announcement has sometimes given jitters to supporters unsure if the 80-year-old Democrat, one of the oldest world leaders, would really commit to another four-year term
Pentagon leaks: Suspect Jack Teixeira makes first court appearance day after arrest
The court appearance came less than 24 hours after Teixeira was arrested by heavily armed tactical agents on Thursday following a weeklong criminal investigation into the disclosure of the intel documents
Pentagon Leaks: How damaging is the intelligence leak for the US and the world?
Experts say the leaked documents are unlikely to change things on the ground when it comes to the Ukraine war. However, access to access to intercepted communications could be severed and human sources could be in danger
Pentagon Leaks: The questions surrounding access to top-secret documents
The case of Jack Teixeira, a junior Massachusetts airman, in the leaking of classified documents raises broader questions about whether the term ‘top secret’ is actually even secret, and whether national security agencies have allowed their sensitive material to drift too far afield
Jack Teixeira joins the league of America's infamous whistleblowers, hackers: What happened to them?
A 21-year-old US air force official identified as Jack Teixeira has been arrested as a suspect for the largest intelligence leak in a decade. The investigation evokes memories of other prominent whistleblowers such as Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning
Pentagon Leaks: How the FBI tracked down and arrested Jack Teixeira, 21-year-old suspect in US intel leak
It was a dramatic day for the restive town of North Dighton in Massachusetts when FBI authorities arrested 21-year-old Jack Teixeira from his house. A member of the US Air Force, he was reading a book on his patio as agents swooped in to nab him for leaking highly classified documents
‘Nation never been so embarrassed’: Trump’s vicious attack on Biden over massive military intel leak
Washington scrambled to reassure its allies about its ability to keep secrets safe but the incident turned out to be a huge embarrassment for the Biden administration. Pentagon officials have not confirmed the veracity of the leaked documents but have been working to find the source of the breach
He is fond of guns and god, sceptical of US: The man responsible for Pentagon leaks
The US is struggling with the repercussions of the biggest intelligence leak in a decade. But who is responsible for it? Investigations reveal that a man who goes by the name OG on Discord is the brain behind the leak. In his 20s, he worked on a military base, giving him access to the documents
'Untrue and Altered': South Korea rejects claims made in US leaked documents
The undated document in question elaborates on how South Korea agreed to sell artillery shells to help the US replenish its stockpiles, insisting that the 'end user' should be the US military
US national security agencies review private information communication after damaging leak, say officials
One US official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the Pentagon had taken the opportunity to look at how widely some intelligence is shared internally and making sure that people who do not need it no longer have access to it
Leaked documents a 'very serious' security risk: Pentagon
At least one of the documents shows estimates of Russian troop deaths in the Ukraine war that are significantly lower than numbers publicly stated by US officials
The Pentagon Leaks: Who leaked the US classified documents and what has been revealed?
Over 100 documents containing US classified information have been leaked on various social media platforms. The leak believed to be emerging from the Pentagon details the losses sustained by Russia and Ukraine in the war and also how Washington has been spying on Moscow and its allies
US officials scramble to unearth source of intel leak
The possibility of a pro-Russian element behind the leak has not been ruled out by investigators. Officials say that if an external source is found to be behind the leak it would be one of the most serious security breaches the US would witness since the WikiLeaks case
Why Joe Biden is the weakest US President and America a fading superpower
The American wagon is rapidly heading for a place nobody is sure they know. And that makes Joe Biden arguably the worst American President ever