US national security

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Months of distrust inside Trump legal team led to top lawyer’s departure
Exclusive: Two Trump lawyers considered a ‘murder-suicide pact’ where one would resign if the other was fired

Hugo Lowell in Washington

01, Jun, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Trump lawyer said to have been waved off searching office for secret records
Exclusive: Evan Corcoran said he was steered away from Trump’s office, where the FBI later found the most sensitive materials

Hugo Lowell in Washington

30, May, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Intruder at home of Biden adviser Jake Sullivan bypassed Secret Service agents
National security adviser confronted apparently intoxicated man at 3am then told his protectors what happened, report says

Martin Pengelly

17, May, 2023 @11:05 AM

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Schumer decries Republican senator’s ‘revolting’ remarks on white nationalists
Senate majority leader speaks after Tommy Tuberville of Alabama appeared to defend white nationalists in US military

Martin Pengelly in New York

11, May, 2023 @6:29 PM

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The Last Honest Man: Frank Church and the fight to restrain US power
Pulitzer-winner James Risen calls the late Democratic senator an ‘American Cicero’ – and makes a strong case

Lloyd Green

07, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘Excessive loyalty’: how Republican giant George Shultz fell for Nixon, Reagan … and Elizabeth Holmes
The great secretary of state’s biographer, Philip Taubman, balances cold war achievements with costly political failures

David Smith in Washington

01, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Trump lawyers say Mar-a-Lago boxes contained foreign leader briefings
New letter sent to Congress attempts to paint Trump’s retention of classified-marked documents at Florida home as inadvertent

Hugo Lowell in Washington

26, Apr, 2023 @8:57 PM

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From Ellsberg to Assange: Jack Teixeira joins list of alleged leakers
The subject matter may differ but the US government has been relentless in pursuing those accused of national security leaks

Ed Pilkington

19, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Pentagon documents: key takeaways from the Jack Teixeira charges
The 21-year-old suspect was charged on Friday under the Espionage Act – here’s what to know about FBI efforts to identify him

Hugo Lowell in Washington

14, Apr, 2023 @6:15 PM

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Pentagon leaks: US seeks to mend ties after claims Washington spied on key allies
Defence secretary speaks to South Korean counterpart after leak suggesting US was spying on Seoul’s internal discussions on arms sales

Justin McCurry in Tokyo, Julian Borger in Washington and Ben Doherty in Sydney

11, Apr, 2023 @8:21 AM

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Latest leak highlights how many have access to US top secret material
Classified documents revealing Ukraine military troubles and US intel gathering against allies were probably spread through gaming servers

Julian Borger

10, Apr, 2023 @8:14 PM

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Leak of secret US defense papers could be ‘tip of the iceberg’, report says
Disclosure already represents worst national security breach in years, and analysts suggest damage to US could get worse

Julian Borger in Washington

10, Apr, 2023 @7:55 PM

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