Former Saudi spymaster calls on Biden administration for help on his jailed kidsA former top Saudi intelligence official who is living in exile accused Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday of targeting him, and made an unprecedented public plea to the Biden administration to help obtain the release of his children jailed in Sau 'Strategic ambiguity' on Taiwan works: U.S. envoy pick for ChinaNicholas Burns says America is 'better off' not showing its hand N. Korea test-fires at least one ballistic missile, S. Korea and Japan sayNorth Korea fired at least one ballistic missile off its east coast on Tuesday, officials in South Korea and Japan said, as Seoul opens a major arms fair, spy chiefs meet to discuss the nuclear stand… Opinion | No Wonder the French Are AngryThe new partnership between the United States, Britain and Australia is a diplomatic bombshell. Climate change will cause global tensions, say US intelligence servicesUS intelligence services said Thursday for the first time that climate change poses wide-ranging threats to the United States' national security and stability around the world. Tech embraces global corporate minimum taxThe industry prefers the flat global minimum tax everywhere to a patchquilt of "digital services" taxes. Only very old and sick die of COVID if vaccinated, Italian study showsPeople vaccinated against COVID-19 are highly unlikely to die of the disease unless very old and already badly ill before getting it, a study in Italy showed on Wednesday. China denies hypersonic missile launch, saying it tested ‘peaceful’ space vehicleChina’s foreign ministry has denied that the country tested a hypersonic missile that circled around the globe before hitting its target in August. Pandemic hero Dr Rachel Levine makes history once again as first trans four-star admiralDr Rachel Levine has become the first openly trans four-star officer across any of the nation’s eight uniformed services. US to reopen land borders in November for fully vaccinatedWASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country moves to require all international visitors to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.