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US, EU, G7 and Australia announce new price cap on Russian petroleum products

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The US and allies are trying to further limit Russia’s ability to make money and finance its war efforts with new price limits on products like gasoline and fuel oil, a senior Treasury official announced Friday — adding to sanctions on Russian energy sales in response to the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

How an Alleged Spy Balloon Derailed an Important U.S.-China Meeting

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken postponed an approaching trip to Beijing Friday after a suspected Chinese spy balloon was spotted floating high above the northern continental United States, U.S. officials said. The decision came hours after the Chinese government confirmed the massive balloon belonged to them, while insisting it was merely a “civilian airship” used… Read More »How an Alleged Spy Balloon Derailed an Important U.S.-China Meeting

Settler Attacks in the West Bank Are On the Rise. Israel’s New Leaders May Make it Worse

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Bashar Eid — a tall, stocky 49-year-old farmer — was shot, beaten, stoned, his bones broken and his olive trees burned by his neighbors, the Jewish settlers who live on the top of the hill above the Palestinian man’s land in Burin, a village in the West Bank. This type of abuse has been a… Read More »Settler Attacks in the West Bank Are On the Rise. Israel’s New Leaders May Make it Worse

The World Has Forgotten About the Conflict in South Sudan. Enter Pope Francis

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There was much optimism on the streets of Juda when South Sudan became the world’s newest country in 2011. But the euphoria was short-lived, as the African country descended into civil war and famine. Now, Pope Francis is trying to raise global attention for South Sudan as he begins a three-day trip Friday to the… Read More »The World Has Forgotten About the Conflict in South Sudan. Enter Pope Francis

A call for data-first security

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Massive data breaches and data leaks occur all too often. It’s time for a new evolution of cybersecurity: data-first security. Here’s why:Read More