Maryland couple planned to leave US after selling nuclear submarine secrets

U.S. 10/21/21, 04:03

A U.S. Navy nuclear engineer and his wife were poised to leave the United States after selling confidential information of nuclear submarine designs to foreign clients, prosecutors said. According to Politico, Diana and Jonathan Toebbe, a 45 and 42-year-old from Annapolis, Maryland, already had cash, rubber gloves, a cryptocurrency wallet, and ...

Maryland couple caught allegedly selling nuclear submarine secrets

U.S. 10/20/21, 16:06

A grand jury indicted a U.S. Navy nuclear engineer and his spouse for allegedly endangering national security on Oct. 19. The Department of Justice confirmed Jonathan and Diana Toebbe are both charged with one count of "conspiracy to communicate restricted data" and two counts of "communication of restricted data." They allegedly ...

Defense talks canceled due to AUKUS trilateral security pact row

Australia & Oceania 09/21/21, 02:42

A submarine deal between the United States, Britain, and Australia offended a French official so deeply he called off a high-level military meeting. Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly canceled his bilateral meeting with British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace. The pair was supposed to discuss the two-day Franco-British Council with defence chiefs ...

France recalls its ambassador from US in protest of submarine deal

World 09/18/21, 02:33

France has decided to recall its ambassadors from the United States and Australia to protest Australia's cancellation of a large-scaled submarine purchase deal made with France after it forged a military alliance with the U.S. and the UK. "At the request of the President of the Republic, I have decided to ...

US, UK, and Australia forge a new military alliance to curb China

Australia & Oceania 09/16/21, 16:40

The United States, Britain, and Australia are forming a trilateral security pact to counter China, which will involve assistance in developing nuclear-powered submarines in Australia. The effort, dubbed AUUKUS, was introduced by U.S. President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. They framed it as ...

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