Out competing China will be key to national security in decades ahead: Joe Biden’s CIA nominee

Out competing China will be key to America’s national security in the decades ahead, President Joe Biden‘s pick to lead the CIA has told lawmakers, stressing that Beijing is the “biggest geopolitical test” that the US will face. William Burns, 64, a former diplomat who served in Russia and the Middle East, shared the assessment […]

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In a dangerous game of cat and mouse, Iran eyes new targets in Africa

NAIROBI: When Ethiopia’s intelligence agency recently uncovered a cell of 15 people it said were casing the embassy of the United Arab Emirates, along with a cache of weapons and explosives, it claimed to have foiled a major attack with the potential to sow havoc in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. But the Ethiopians omitted […]

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