Why China’s Intellectual Property Theft Is a Concern for National Security

A wide-ranging series of cyberattacks by Chinese hackers has been uncovered by cybersecurity firm Accenture Security’s iDefense. The hackers’ target, according to The Wall Street Journal? At least 27 universities located across the United States, Canada, and Southeast Asia. The connection among most of the affected institutions is reportedly their involvement in research of military-use […]

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Gov. Scott Walker Stared Down a Leftist Mob. Here’s His Advice to Other Conservatives.

Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker had to deal with plenty of liberal activists during his tenure. In an interview recorded at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Walker shares what he learned—and how to deal with biased media. Read the transcript, posted below, or listen to the interview on the podcast: We also cover these stories: […]

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Maduro’s Missiles Pose a Terrorist Threat to the US, Experts Say

KYIV, Ukraine—If the regime of Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro falls, experts warn the country’s arsenal of Russian-made, SA-24 surface-to-air missiles might end up in the hands of terrorists or drug cartels, posing a threat to U.S. civil aviation. Man-portable air defense systems, or “MANPADS,” are a particularly chilling threat in the hands of a terrorist […]

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Sen. Cotton Seeks IRS Inquiry Into Southern Poverty Law Center’s Tax Status

Sen. Tom Cotton has asked the Internal Revenue Service to investigate the Southern Poverty Law Center, a liberal activist organization that regularly brands organizations it opposes as “hate groups.” Cotton, R-Ark., said the probe is needed for “protecting taxpayer dollars from a racist and sexist slush fund devoted to defamation.” The Arkansas lawmaker wrote a […]

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Ukraine’s Presidential Election Proves the Country’s Democratic Spirit Is Alive and Well

KYIV, Ukraine—Ukrainians took to the polls Sunday and voted for their next president. After a bloody 2014 revolution to depose a pro-Russian president, and after nearly five years of war against Russian forces in the country’s east, many voters viewed the election as a landmark exercise of their hard-earned democratic freedoms, and another step toward […]

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‘Innovate or Die’: Gary Shapiro’s Secrets to Success in Our Rapidly Changing World

On today’s podcast, we feature an interview with Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association. Shapiro is the author of “Ninja Future: Secrets to Success in the New World of Innovation” and organizer of a world-renowned consumer technology trade show. Also on today’s show: Mykala Steadman has an update on the Medal […]

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