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Jan 16, 2018

Afghanistan moves reignite war authorization debate

As the Pentagon prepares to send another 1,000 military advisers to Afghanistan, several lawmakers have again taken up legislation that would give Congress more say in U.S. military decisions.

Jan 16, 2018

GPS System Vulnerable To Hacking Attack That Could Cripple Bay Area Economy

Imagine an attack in the Bay Area that shuts down the bridges and BART; where the ATMs and your credit cards don’t work and planes, trains and Uber are no longer available. The bad guy is a hacker at an undisclosed location and his target: The U.S. GPS satellite system.

Jan 16, 2018

Lost in space? Questions mount over fate of secret satellite as SpaceX pushes ahead

The top-secret satellite known only by a code name, “Zuma,” was a mystery from the start. Its classified mission was intentionally inscrutable, whether to detect missile launches, spy on adversaries or track ships at sea with a space radar.

Jan 4, 2018

Spoofing Risks Prompt Military to Update GPS Devices

In 2011, Iranian citizens turned on their televisions to find the media zeroed in on a CIA drone allegedly captured by electronic warfare specialists who redirected the GPS coordinates of the system. However, technology has advanced to the point where state actors are no longer the only ones who are able to perform such operations.

Oct 23, 2017

Garamendi joins Alex Witt to discuss US involvement in Niger

Congressman John Garamendi, a member of the House Armed Services Committee, joins Alex Witt on MSNBC to discuss American military presence in Niger.