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    Get Ready, America: Russia Has Its Own Deadly ‘Delta Force’
    Mar16

    Get Ready, America: Russia Has Its Own Deadly ‘Delta Force’

    Dave Majumdar Security, Europe And they have an impressive history in just a short time. Incorporating lessons from Western special operations forces (SOF), the Kremlin had established its own equivalent of the U.S. Army’s elite 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta—better known as Delta Force. This new force is called Special...

    Nord Stream 2: Poland and Ukraine threaten legal action should Russia use gas ‘blackmail’
    Mar16

    Nord Stream 2: Poland and Ukraine threaten legal action should Russia use gas ‘blackmail’

    Russian energy giant Gazprom plans to build a pipeline called Nord Stream 2 under the Baltic. Poland and Ukraine said Wednesday they would take legal action against Russian plans for a second gas pipeline to the EU, a project they allege Moscow could use for political “blackmail”.Russian energy giant Gazprom plans to build a pipeline...

    How to Push Back Against China in the South China Sea
    Mar16

    How to Push Back Against China in the South China Sea

    Andrew Davies, Mark Thomson Security, Asia A recent conference reveals a very important idea. We were in Washington recently for the latest annual track-2 ‘Quad Plus’ dialogue. The meeting brings together participants from think tanks in Australia, India, Japan and the United States, as well as invited “plus” nations—this year we had...

    Yahoo breach spotlights links between Russian spies, hackers
    Mar16

    Yahoo breach spotlights links between Russian spies, hackers

    MOSCOW (AP) — A U.S. indictment of two Russian intelligence agents and two hackers alleged to have stolen more than half a billion U.S. email accounts in 2014 has cast a spotlight on the intertwining of the Russian security services and the murky digital underworld. The officers of the powerful FSB, Russia’s Federal Security Service, are...

    Many Europeans perceive Crimea as part of Russia
    Mar16

    Many Europeans perceive Crimea as part of Russia

    More than a third of Italians and Germans perceive Crimea as part of Russia; the viewpoint is also held by 26 percent of Britons, 23 percent of Americans and 20 percent of French people, according to the latest poll released by Sputnik. According to TNS Global, an independent research company with offices in over 80 countries, at least 34 percent...

    Sweden’s intel agency: there is ‘a real and serious threat’
    Mar16

    Sweden’s intel agency: there is ‘a real and serious threat’

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The head of Sweden’s domestic intelligence agency says there is “a real and serious threat against the security” of the country, which “has an increased military strategic importance.” Sapo head Anders Thornberg says the agency has “never had a bigger and more complex task,” adding cooperating with others — at...

    Bad boy gone worse: Vice co-founder Gavin McInnes slides from right-wing provocateur to the neo-Nazi fringe
    Mar16

    Bad boy gone worse: Vice co-founder Gavin McInnes slides from right-wing provocateur to the neo-Nazi fringe

    NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 03: Gavin McInnes attends “Creative Control” New York Premiere at Sunshine Landmark on March 3, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images) (Credit: Getty Images) For those who admire the current iteration of Vice, a hip-but-professional news and culture website that invests in things like...

    U.S. Losing Global Information War
    Mar16

    U.S. Losing Global Information War

    Foreign nations including China and Russia along with the Islamic State are conducting information warfare against the United States and the federal government is ill prepared to counter it, information warfare experts told Congress on Wednesday. “To date, there is not a single individual in the U.S. government below the president of the...

    How should Britain engage with Russia?
    Mar16

    How should Britain engage with Russia?

    Theresa May and Vladimir Putin at a G20 meet in China ©Stefan Rousseau/PA Archive/PA Images When Theresa May visited Donald Trump in January, she also spoke to the Republican caucus about the need to “engage but beware” with regard to Russia. This advice came too late for Trump’s now-former National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, and his...

    The Duel: Should we regret the Bolshevik Revolution?
    Mar16

    The Duel: Should we regret the Bolshevik Revolution?

    Should we regret the Bolshevik Revolution? Yes No Poll Maker One hundred years ago this spring, there were remarkable events in Russia. But when I was young it was the October Revolution that I was taught about—how it had ushered in the world’s first worker’s state, and constituted the greatest moment in world history. It had, I knew,...