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    After Trump tweet, Pentagon chief explains NATO funding
    Mar23

    After Trump tweet, Pentagon chief explains NATO funding

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told lawmakers Wednesday that NATO does not track “past money owed,” days after President Donald Trump claimed Germany has shortchanged the alliance by massive amounts. “I cannot give you an accounting for past money owed, because that’s not the way we do that in NATO,” Mattis said at a Senate hearing in...

    Ukraine Bans Russian Contestant Ahead of 2017 Eurovision Contest in Kiev
    Mar23

    Ukraine Bans Russian Contestant Ahead of 2017 Eurovision Contest in Kiev

    Ukraine’s security services on Wednesday banned a Russian singer from entering the country, just two months before she was due to take part in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Foreign Money’s Existential Threat to Democracy
    Mar23

    Foreign Money’s Existential Threat to Democracy

    When Josip Broz (later known as Tito) was a Moscow Comintern agent in inter-war Yugoslavia, his mission was to subvert his country’s social and political life with the aim of Marxist revolution. The ohrana secret police caught him in 1928 and he was tried and sent to Lepoglava prison for five years. In court, Broz refused to defend himself...

    What we know about evidence of coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign
    Mar23

    What we know about evidence of coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign

    Wednesday night, CNN dropped what seemed like a bombshell of a story: “The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton’s campaign,” report CNN’s Pamela Brown, Evan Perez and Shimon...

    NATO Secretary General Seeks New Date for NATO Talks
    Mar23

    NATO Secretary General Seeks New Date for NATO Talks

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg agreed with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday to look for a date that would allow all NATO allies to attend a meeting of foreign ministers. Tillerson had initially decided to skip talks set for April 5-6 in Brussels, unsettling European allies who have questioned President Donald...

    Vox Sentences: The attack at the British Parliament
    Mar23

    Vox Sentences: The attack at the British Parliament

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Dara Lind and Dylan Matthews. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. An attack on the grounds of the British Parliament; a recap of Neil...

    CNN reports FBI may have proof of collusion between Russia and Trump campaign
    Mar23

    CNN reports FBI may have proof of collusion between Russia and Trump campaign

    And here’s why Republicans really spent the day in a high state of panic. The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton’s campaign, US officials told CNN. On Monday, many...

    Is Russia Getting Ready to Build a Massive Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier?
    Mar23

    Is Russia Getting Ready to Build a Massive Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier?

    Dave Majumdar Security, Or sell one to India? Russia’s Krylov State Research Center is lobbying the Kremlin hard to build a new aircraft carrier called the Project 23000E Storm. If built, the massive vessel would be comparable in size and capability to one of the U.S. Navy’s Nimitz or Ford-class super carriers. The Russian Ministry of...

    The U.S. Army Can’t Get Ambushed by the Future
    Mar23

    The U.S. Army Can’t Get Ambushed by the Future

    Douglas Macgregor Security, Middle East More money without new leadership won’t fix the Army. When U.S. forces begin the destruction of the Islamic State, it will defend its territory—its so-called caliphate—and “hold ground.” Without air and missile defenses, or rocket artillery and mobile armored forces with accurate, devastating...

    Lithuanian MP faces impeachment for ties to Russian spy
    Mar23

    Lithuanian MP faces impeachment for ties to Russian spy

    VILNIUS: Lithuania’s parliament on Wednesday launched impeachment procedures against a lawmaker over his ties with a former Russian spy and a Kremlin-controlled energy company, as tensions with Moscow simmer. Mindaugas Bastys, 52, resigned as deputy speaker of parliament after being denied top security clearance by the intelligence agency...