EXCLUSIVE: ‘This Is Our Opportunity’ — Top GOP Senators Game McConnell’s Ouster After Botched Border Deal

by HENRY RODGERS at dailycaller.com Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell’s days leading the Republican minority could be numbered following the collapse of Senate leadership’s bipartisan national security supplemental aid bill this week. Several prominent Republican senators expressed that the border bill debacle could push the GOP conference over the edge to remove McConnell from leadership, they […]

House Committee Targets U.C. Berkeley Program for China Ties

by Ana Swanson at nytimes.com A congressional committee focused on national security threats from China said it had “grave concerns” about a research partnership between the University of California, Berkeley, and several Chinese entities, claiming that the collaboration’s advanced research could help the Chinese government gain an economic, technological or military advantage. In a letter […]

Gaetz Demands Transparency From Delta CEO After Viral Posts About Illegal Immigrants

via zerohedge.com Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) has raised national security concerns about Delta Air Lines’ role in transporting illegal immigrants from the U.S. southern border into the country’s interior without being “properly vetted.” In a letter to Delta CEO Ed Bastion on Friday, Mr. Gaetz urged transparency regarding arrangements between the airline, federal agencies, and […]

Pentagon should reject export licences for Chinese drone maker DJI, US lawmakers say

by Reuters via scmp.com A group of 15 Republican lawmakers on Monday asked the Pentagon to block export licences for US components for Chinese-drone manufacturer DJI, citing national security concerns. The Commerce Department in December 2020 added DJI, the world’s largest drone maker, to the government’s export control list, accusing it of complicity in reported oppression […]

US-sanctioned Chinese chip start-up Moore Threads unveils GPU-based computing centre, AI graphics card

by Che Pan at scmp.com A Chinese graphics processing unit (GPU) start-up that has been put on a US trade blacklist has introduced a new graphics card along with what it called the country’s first GPU-based computing hub for artificial intelligence (AI) training. Moore Threads Intelligent Technology, a Beijing-based designer of GPUs tailored for AI […]