Despite indictments, Russian saboteurs–some linked to the Russian military–have targeted millions of employees of major U.S. firms in a new escalation of East-West cyberwarfare. Chinese and North Korean hackers are also becoming a distributor of “weaponized” social media, according to security experts.
Responding to reports that a new Trump administration policy is forcing undocumented migrant parents to choose between family separation and indefinite detention in crowded facilities riven with COVID-19, a group of faith, law enforcement and policy leaders called last month for an immediate end to this “binary choice.”
The delay cast further doubt over the fate of key parts of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which were initially adopted after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and expired more than two months ago.
The expiration of federal surveillance powers is constraining the FBI’s ability to pursue some terrorism and espionage suspects one of the ripple effects of the coronavirus pandemic are being felt across U.S. national security efforts.