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    Top GOP leaders back congressional probes of Russia hacking
    Dec13

    Top GOP leaders back congressional probes of Russia hacking

    President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania walk with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Ky., after a meeting on Capitol Hill on Nov. 10, 2016. (Alex Brandon/AP/CP) WASHINGTON—Congress’s top Republicans on Monday endorsed investigations into the CIA’s belief that Russia meddled in last month’s election to help...

    The ‘Slam Dunk’ That Isn’t – The CIA, Russia And The Hacking Of The 2016 Presidential Election
    Dec13

    The ‘Slam Dunk’ That Isn’t – The CIA, Russia And The Hacking Of The 2016 Presidential Election

    The American public has been presented with a spectacle the likes of which is unprecedented in the history of modern presidential elections – the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has (according to anonymous sources) authored a report that concludes that Russia actively intervened in the American electoral process for the purpose of influencing...

    Russia Ready to Boost Serbian Defense to Counter NATO
    Dec13

    Russia Ready to Boost Serbian Defense to Counter NATO

    BELGRADE, Serbia — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday the Kremlin is ready to boost Serbia’s defense capabilities amid what his Serbian counterpart alleges is a threat from neighboring Croatia. The statements came amid rising tensions between the two major Balkan rivals and former Yugoslav republics that were at war in the...

    Russia’s back, bigger and badder than ever
    Dec13

    Russia’s back, bigger and badder than ever

    Back in March 2014, with Russian-speaking forces patrolling the streets of Crimea, until then a part of the sovereign country of Ukraine, I wrote an article arguing that, “We have … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Staffing Will Be Key for Trump’s Russia Policy
    Dec13

    Staffing Will Be Key for Trump’s Russia Policy

    Paul J. Saunders Politics, Eurasia Trump needs a strategic plan in staffing key positions in his new administration. President-elect Donald Trump was remarkably courageous in consistently calling for “easing of tensions and improved relations with Russia—from a position of strength” despite widespread criticism among Washington’s foreign...

    Europe braces for Russian hacking in upcoming elections
    Dec13

    Europe braces for Russian hacking in upcoming elections

    European governments are bracing for cyber-meddling by Moscow in upcoming national elections in France, the Netherlands and Germany. Amid uproar in the United States over CIA findings that Russian hackers interceded in the election to help President-elect Donald Trump, a series of incidents in Europe have led to stark warnings by high-level...

    To deny Russian involvement in the election is to deny fact, says Sen. Reed
    Dec13

    To deny Russian involvement in the election is to deny fact, says Sen. Reed

    JUDY WOODRUFF: And two developments in election recounts today. A federal judge refused to order one in Pennsylvania, as Green Party candidate Jill Stein wanted. And a new tally ended in Wisconsin, with little change. Donald Trump won both states. Among those voicing concern about Russia’s attempts to influence the presidential election, a...

    Why Angela Merkel Isn’t Ready to Be the ‘Leader of the Free World’
    Dec13

    Why Angela Merkel Isn’t Ready to Be the ‘Leader of the Free World’

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel knows what it’s like to be underestimated. Her political party, the Christian Democratic Union, was a stodgy old boys’ club when she first joined in the early 1990s, and most of her rivals tended to dismiss or ignore her, the pastor’s daughter with the chemistry degree—even as she passed them on...

    Pogbas to clash as United draw Saint-Etienne
    Dec13

    Pogbas to clash as United draw Saint-Etienne

    Manchester United’s Paul Pogba in action with Swansea City’s Angel Rangel. Photo: Reuters Nyon, December 12 Manchester United will take on Saint-Etienne in the last 32 of the Europa League, with Jose Mourinho’s side hosting the French club in the first leg, after Monday’s draw. The tie will see United and France midfielder...

    Key Questions About Russia’s Alleged Hacking of the US Election
    Dec13

    Key Questions About Russia’s Alleged Hacking of the US Election

    A Central Intelligence Agency report that Russian operatives intervened in the U.S. election to help President-elect Donald Trump win has roiled Capitol Hill, producing a bipartisan call for congressional investigations. But there is skepticism within the U.S. government, particularly at the Federal Bureau of Intelligence, that the evidence...