Tag: Transport

Spy vs. Spy

Photograph by Andy Wong/AP

Earlier today, Susan Rice, President Obama’s national-security adviser, concluded her first visit to Beijing since she assumed office last July. Foremost on her packed agenda—which included discussion of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, Iran’s nuclear program, and the Russian incursion

E.U. Urges Sharing Data to Avert Air Disasters

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BRUSSELS — Responding to the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in July, Europe’s top aviation safety agency urged national governments on Wednesday to share intelligence data with the aviation authorities to better enable international regulators and

Snowden watch: Today’s Moscow-Havana flight taking a very odd detour that avoids the U.S.

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Update: It turns out that several westbound transatlantic flights are diverting south today due to unusual turbulence over Greenland. It’s still possible that Snowden may be on board (click here for why) but it does suggest that the plane detoured

US moves warships to track North Korea rocket launch

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The US is moving navy ships into position to track a North Korean rocket due to launch later this month. The warships were moved to achieve "the best situational awareness", the US military chief in the region said. Japan's government,