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Russian Election Disinformation Escalates: Microsoft Flags US Campaign, Belgium and Czech Leaders Advocate Sanctions

After a slow start, Microsoft’s Threat Analysis Center (MTAC) reports that Russian influence operations “have picked up steam in the past two months.”  Microsoft’s analysis comes as two EU-leader, Belgium and the Czech Republic are seeking European sanctions for Russian…

British Prime Minister has described Israel’s security as “non-negotiable”.

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has described Israel’s security as “non negotiable”, following Iran’s mass drone and missile attack.Speaking in the House of Commons, Prime Minister Sunak told parliament that Iran is “intent on sowing chaos” across the Middle East…

Israel has vowed to respond against Iran’s overnight drone attack leading to fears that the crisis could escalate into a regional war.

Israel has vowed to respond against Iran after an unprecedented drone and missile attack launched against the country last night. About 300 explosive drones and cruise missiles were fired in the first direct attack from Iran on its arch-enemy, which…

US Marine General Jim Mattis Honoured for 40-Years of Public Service

General Jim Mattis, one of the most celebrated senior officers in US modern history, has been honoured with an award for distinguished public service. Gen Mattis, 73, who also served as defence secretary for the first two years of the…

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Taming the Battlefield Machine: US Partner with Austria, Bahrain, Canada, and Portugal for Safer Military AI

As the battlefield is becoming increasingly dominated by lines of code and algorithms, with artificial intelligence (AI) rapidly transforming modern warfare, a recent international conference, with delegates from 60 countries, takes on a critical challenge. The United States, joining forces…

President Zelensky has called for more support from the west as the UK warns of the dangers appeasing Russia.

Ukraine’s president has urged Western countries to rapidly increase the supply of arms to his war-torn country amid growing fears that the country’s second largest city could be captured in a Russian offensive.President Volodymyr Zelensky called on his Western allies…

Election Looms: US States Race to Contain AI Manipulation

As the countdown to the next presidential election is well and truly on, states across the US are gearing up for an epic battle against the rising tide of AI manipulation, particularly deepfakes. Recently, Indiana and New Mexico made headlines…

Havana Syndrome: Americans can’t pinpoint cause, but report points finger at Russian 29155 unit

“What is clear is that something is happening to make diplomats ill and I am very surprised given the increasing profile of Havana Syndrome and the length of time it has been suspected that the Americans have not been able…

Thomas-Greenfield Slams China and Russia’s Decision to Block US-Led Resolution on the War in The Middle East 

On Friday, the UN Security Council dismissed a new US draft resolution, calling for an “immediate and sustained cease-fire” in Gaza contingent on the release of the remaining hostages being held by Hamas. The failed resolution comes after China and…

Ukraine war: Russia’s Baltic neighbours to create massive border defences as Trump continues undermining Nato

Natasha Lindstaedt, University of Essex via The Conversation With Donald Trump leading in many of the polls for the upcoming US presidential election, his comments about global security and foreign policy have to be taken seriously. In February, Trump flippantly…