DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Middle East oil and gas companies need to beef up their defenses against cyberattacks, security specialists say, with the Persian Gulf particularly vulnerable because of the high concentration of energy resources in the turbulent region.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. National Intelligence Director Vice Adm. John McConnell Tuesday called Darfur, Sudan, "the world's fastest-growing humanitarian crisis." More than 200,000 people have died, 1.85 million residents lost their homes and another 234,000 Sudanese have fle
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Director of National Intelligence Vice Adm. John McConnell has singled out Iran as one of the biggest threats to the United States. "Iran is of concern beyond the reasons of nuclear aspirations," McConnell told the Senate Armed Services Committee Tue
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Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff (C), John McConnell Director of National Intelligence (L) and John Reed Director of the National Counter Terrorism Center make their way to a Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing on the threat of terrorist attacks on America in Washington on September 10, 2007. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch) Terrorism
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