U.S. intelligence

Israeli troops enter Gaza hospital

Israeli forces stormed Gaza's largest hospital Wednesday, targeting what they believe is a Hamas command centre housed among thousands of ailing and sheltering civilians.

Israeli and Palestinian officials said military operations were taking place at Gaza City's Al-Shifa hospital — the focal point of days of deadly fighting and nearby aerial bombardments.

U.S. Shifted Intelligence Focus Away from Hamas After 9/11, Raising Questions on National Security

In the years following the devastating terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, U.S. intelligence redirected its attention away from monitoring Hamas and other Palestinian militants. Instead, it channeled its resources into pursuing the leaders of al-Qaeda and ISIS.

United States at gunpoint: China will attack?

In the warning issued on Wednesday, which came from several countries, it was revealed that Chinese cyber espionage was aimed at military and government organizations in the US, Reuters reported.
The Chinese government has rejected claims it is spying on Western targets, calling the warning from the US and its allies a "collective disinformation campaign".

US: Iranian troops in Crimea backing Russian drone strikes

The White House said Thursday that Iranian troops are "directly engaged on the ground" in Crimea supporting Russian drone attacks on Ukraine's power stations and other key infrastructure, claiming it has troubling evidence of Tehran's deepening role assisting Russia as it exacts suffering on Ukrainian civilians just as the cold weather sets in.