Officials Highlight Work of Special Operations Forces in House Hearing

By Lisa Ferdinando DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2018 — The global successes of the U.S. Special Operations Command and the services’ special operations forces are due to their extraordinary people and the support from Congress, senior special operations officials told lawmakers yesterday on Capitol Hill. Owen West, […]

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Southcom Commander: Modest Investments Needed to Build Security Network

By Jim Garasmone DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2018 — U.S. Southern Command has focused on building a “regional security network of principled, inclusive partnerships,” Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd, Southcom’s commander, told the Senate Armed Services Committee here yesterday.The command — the smallest combatant command — works […]

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SEC Suspends Trading in Three Issuers Claiming Involvement in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology

The Securities and Exchange Commission today suspended trading in three companies amid questions surrounding similar statements they made about the acquisition of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology-related assets. The SEC’s trading suspension orders state that recent press releases issued by Cherubim Interests Inc. (CHIT), PDX Partners Inc. (PDXP), and […]

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Merkel: Gemeinsamkeiten stärken

Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung Polens Ministerpräsident in Berlin Merkel: Gemeinsamkeiten stärken In der Wirtschafts- und Verteidigungspolitik wollen Deutschland und Polen eng zusammenarbeiten. Zudem wollen beide Länder Fluchtursachen gemeinsam bekämpfen. Das betonte die Kanzlerin beim Besuch des polnischen Ministerpräsidenten Morawiecki. Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel hob in ihrem Statement nach […]

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Bundesregierung informiert: Faire Balance mit Großbritannien finden

Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung Theresa May im Kanzleramt Faire Balance mit Großbritannien finden Bei der gemeinsamen Pressekonferenz mit der britischen Premierministerin May in Berlin äußerte sich die Bundeskanzlerin optimistisch zu den Brexit-Verhandlungen: Es sei möglich, eine faire Balance zwischen den Verhandlungspositionen der EU-27 und dem Vereinigten Königreich […]

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Cybercrime Digest Bi-weekly update and global outlook by the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe (C-PROC)

Europe Date: 13 Feb 2018 Tunisia invited to join the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime “Tunisia was invited today to accede to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime. With Tunisia, 71 States are now either Parties (56), have signed it (4) or been invited to accede (11). Through the project […]

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Grand Jury Indicts Thirteen Russian Individuals and Three Russian Companies for Scheme to Interfere in the United States Political System

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, February 16, 2018 Grand Jury Indicts Thirteen Russian Individuals and Three Russian Companies for Scheme to Interfere in the United States Political System The Department of Justice announced that a grand jury in the District of Columbia […]

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Department of Justice Takes Action in Response to Broward County School Shooting

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, February 16, 2018 Department of Justice Takes Action in Response to Broward County School Shooting Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered his condolences and support for the people of Broward County, Florida yesterday.  He also ordered the Department of […]

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Policy Official: Posture Review Emphasizes Capabilities, Deters Use of Nukes

By Terri Moon Cronk DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2018 — The 2018 Nuclear Posture Review emphasizes the capabilities needed to correct adversary miscalculations, and in doing so, it deters the use of nuclear weapons, the deputy undersecretary of defense for policy said today at National Defense University here.David J. […]

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U.S: Attorney General Sessions’ Statement on Immigration Reform

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, February 16, 2018 Attorney General Sessions’ Statement on Immigration Reform Attorney General Sessions’ statement on immigration reform: “President Trump put forth reasonable, fair, and effective policy pillars for immigration reform that serves the national interest and would […]

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