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National Security News

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“Nobody said two” – NSN Stands By Report on SANDF Soldiers in DRC

NSN notes the SANDF press statement of 3 April in response to NSN’s 2 April reporting on SANDF personnel being held in M23’s custody in the DRC. NSN is an independent publication that fact checks its reporting rigorously. NSN’s reporting…

South African soldiers surrender to M23 in the DRC and are taken as prisoners

Senior East-African government sources have told NSN that several South African soldiers, deployed by the ANC Government into the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as part of an ill equipped and ill prepared force, surrendered to M23 rebels this…

Chinese spy convicted of snooping on US defence contractors

FORMER Chicago college student, Ji Chaoqun, has been convicted in Chicago of spying for Chinese intelligence services.

US sanctions two Russian nationals for malign influence operations

Two Russian nationals, four US political groups and their prominent leaders have been sanctioned by the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Department of Justice for plotting malign influence operations. Viewed as a textbook operation, Russian intelligence have…