Latest Military intelligence News

Norman businessman appointed University of Oklahoma regent

Apr. 07, 2021 14:52 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Kevin Stitt on Tuesday announced the appointment of a Norman investment executive to the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents. If approved by the state Senate, Rick Nagel, 49, would replace Regent Gary Pierson and serve a seven-year term...

In Italy spy story, Navy captain struggled with mortgage

Apr. 01, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italy’s spy thriller took a decidedly mundane turn Thursday with indications that the Italian Navy captain accused of passing classified documents to Russia was desperate for extra money to pay his mortgage and support his four children. Walter Biot, an...

Analyst pleads to leaking secrets about drone program

Mar. 31, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former Air Force intelligence analyst pleaded guilty Wednesday to leaking classified documents to a reporter about military drone strikes against al-Qaida and other terrorist targets. The guilty plea from Daniel Hale, 33, of Nashville,...

Italy orders 2 Russian Embassy officials expelled for spying

Mar. 31, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italy ordered two Russian Embassy officials expelled Wednesday and arrested an Italian Navy captain on spying charges after police caught the officer allegedly giving classified documents to one of the Russians in exchange for money. Foreign Minister Luigi...

General says attacks by foreign hackers are 'clarion call'

Mar. 25, 2021 21:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Cyber Command conducted more than two dozen operations aimed at thwarting interference in last November's presidential election, the general who leads the Pentagon's cyber force said Thursday. Gen. Paul Nakasone did not describe the nature of...

Bulgaria to expel 2 Russian diplomats accused of espionage

Mar. 22, 2021 10:43 AM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Two Russian diplomats accused by Bulgarian prosecutors of espionage will be expelled from the country, Bulgaria’s foreign ministry announced Monday. The ministry said that the Russian Embassy in the capital, Sofia, has been notified that the...

India, US to expand military engagement, defense ties

Mar. 20, 2021 08:03 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Top defense officials from India and the United States pledged Saturday to expand their military engagement, underscoring the strengthening defense ties between two countries concerned over China’s growing influence in the Indo-Pacific region. U.S....

Bulgaria breaks military ring suspected of spying for Russia

Mar. 19, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian authorities have broken a ring of serving and retired military officials who allegedly spied for Russia, arresting and charging six people, prosecutors said Friday. The Prosecutor General’s spokeswoman, Siika Mileva, told reporters...

Pakistan security forces say 8 militants killed in raids

Mar. 06, 2021 12:18 PM EST

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces say they raided militant hideouts in two different operations in former Taliban strongholds in North Waziristan Saturday, killing eight Islamic militants. In a statement, the military said the two intelligence-based...

German charged with passing parliament floor plans to Russia

Feb. 25, 2021 06:49 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A German man has been charged with espionage for allegedly passing information on properties used by the German parliament to Russian military intelligence, prosecutors said Thursday. The suspect, identified only as Jens F. in line with German privacy...