The Kurds’ Prisons and Detention Camps for ISIS Members, Explained
As the Turkish invasion leads to deteriorating security in northern Syria, the custody of about 11,000 captive ISIS fighters — and many thousands more detained ISIS women and children — is in doubt.
Trump’s ex-national security adviser says it’s not appropriate for presidents to ask for foreign interference in US politics
The former national security adviser to President Donald Trump said it is “absolutely not” appropriate for a president to ask other countries to interfere in the political process of the US.
Kid’s sneak attack on MSNBC is hilarious
When an MSNBC national security correspondent couldn’t finish her analysis on a live broadcast without her child interrupting, the internet fell in love. CNN’s Jeanne Moos takes a look at this and other unexpected cameos by kids.
Analysis: McAleenan departure highlights leadership disarray at DHS
The Department of Homeland Security is in the throes of yet another bout of leadership turnover less than a year after officials in the top ranks of the agency were ousted.
Never Trust a Platform to Put Privacy Ahead of Profit
Twitter used phone numbers provided for two-factor authentication to target ads—just like Facebook did before.
FBI Illegally Targeted U.S. Citizens With Warrantless NSA Database Searches, Secret Court Finds
A secretive federal court has ruled that the Federal Bureau of Investigation abused the privacy rights of U.S. citizens by searching for their information within the National Security Agency’s databases that should legally only be used to gather foreign intel…
Iraqi security forces fire at protesters storming Baghdad airport: police
Iraqi elite counter-terrorism service troops used live ammunition and tear gas on Wednesday to prevent protesters from breaking into Baghdad airport, police sources told Reuters.
Car bomb in Syria’s Qamishli killed three: security forces
A car bomb in the Syrian city of Qamishli on Friday killed at least three civilians and wounded nine more, the internal security forces of the Kurdish-led administration said.