Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin told CNN the United States has “offensive options” to respond to cyberattacks following another major attack that is believed to have been carried out by the Russian group behind the SolarWinds hack.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) tweeted that US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was participating in “embarrassing Covid theater” by wearing a mask and face shield on his trip to the Philippines, where masks and face shields are government mandated.
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has highlighted gains made through Britain's campaign in Afghanistan, but says the UK and US need longer strategies in foreign interventions.Mr Wallace was speaking on a visit to Washington, DC, where he held talks with US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin and his team.
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President Joe Biden on Tuesday warned that if the United States ended up in a "real shooting war" with a "major power" it could be the result of a significant cyber attack on the country, highlighting what Washington sees as growing threats posed by Russia and China. Bryan Wood reports.