US national security

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Former intelligence analyst sentenced to prison for drone program leak
Air Force intelligence analyst gave military documents to journalist to ‘dispel the lie that our lives are worth more than theirs’

Guardian staff and agencies

27, Jul, 2021 @7:01 PM

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Why the Pentagon UFO report is deeply troubling for US security experts
‘If something’s out there, let’s seek it out, and it is probably a foreign power,’ says chair of Senate foreign relations committee

Julian Borger in Washington

25, Jun, 2021 @9:04 PM

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‘Something’s going on’: UFOs threaten national security, US politicians warn
Some members of Congress were given advanced details about Pentagon report, which is scheduled to be released before 25 June

Adam Gabbatt

17, Jun, 2021 @3:27 PM

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Age of the cyber-attack: US struggles to curb rise of digital destabilization
The ransomware attack that caused long lines for fuel on the east coast was just part of a dramatic change in the scale and nature of foreign-based threats

Dominic Rushe in New York and Julian Borger in Washington

14, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘I’ve never regretted doing it’: Daniel Ellsberg on 50 years since leaking the Pentagon Papers
The man who exposed US lies about the Vietnam war urges whistleblowers: ‘Don’t wait years till the bombs are falling and people have been dying’

David Smith in Washington

13, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Biden trumpets democracy abroad in Post op-ed – as threats spread at home
President sets out vision for European visit based on repairing Trump’s damage and shared confrontation of China and Russia

Martin Pengelly in New York

06, Jun, 2021 @12:16 PM

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After Trump: Biden set to outline US policy to Johnson, Putin and more
The president will meet the Queen and Erdoğan as well as democratic leaders but experts including John Bolton wonder what purpose his Russia summit will serve

David Smith in Washington

06, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Biden becomes first US president to recognise Armenian genocide
President called Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday to inform him US would make designation on 106th anniversary of the genocide

Julian Borger in Washington and Martin Chulov in Beirut

24, Apr, 2021 @6:10 PM

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The US is pulling out of Afghanistan. But it will never leave those of us who served there
Historians will judge America’s longest war. Now, the sounds of helicopters over my home take me back to Losano Ridge, Gardez, the men I fought for and those who did not return

Craig M Mullaney

18, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Existential challenges from China, climate and more demand new US industrial policy | Robert Reich
From climate to healthcare, fundamental challenges demand the US change with the times

Robert Reich

18, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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US defense secretary Austin visits Afghanistan as exit deadline looms
Surprise visit and meeting with President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul ahead of 1 May deadline to bring US troops home

Martin Pengelly and agencies

21, Mar, 2021 @3:22 PM

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'A similar challenge': how Joe Biden echoes Kennedys on US foreign policy
The president does not just share Irish roots with John, Robert and Ted Kennedy – he also wants to lead America in the world

David Smith in Washington

21, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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