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    Dutch police seize MH17 crash debris from reporter
    Jan08

    Dutch police seize MH17 crash debris from reporter

    THE HAGUE: Dutch police have taken from a journalist items, including possible human remains, which he found at the crash site of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, prosecutors said Sunday. Freelancer Michel Spekkers was met by police as he returned to Schiphol airport late Saturday after visiting the region and writing an article about his...

    Dutch police seize MH17 crash debris from reporter
    Jan08

    Dutch police seize MH17 crash debris from reporter

    Dutch police have taken from a journalist items, including possible human remains, which he found at the crash site of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, prosecutors said Sunday …read more Source: The Daily...

    French military to boost defenses against cyber attacks
    Jan08

    French military to boost defenses against cyber attacks

    France is no less vulnerable than the United States to cyber attacks from foreign countries and the French military will boost its resources to defend against them, the French defense minister said on Sunday. In an interview with French weekly Le Journal du Dimanche Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said there is a real risk of cyber attacks on...

    How a KGB assassin used the death of his child to defect
    Jan08

    How a KGB assassin used the death of his child to defect

    Shortly before 5 a.m. on August 10, 1961, Bogdan Stashinsky was waiting near his apartment building in Moscow to be picked up by his case officer, Yurii Aleksandrov. Before leaving, he put his household effects in order and destroyed the list of code phrases that he and his wife, Inge, had used in their correspondence over the past six months, he...

    This Is Everything the U.S. Army Wants for the Wars of the Future
    Jan08

    This Is Everything the U.S. Army Wants for the Wars of the Future

    Joseph Trevithick Security, Armored vehicles, helicopter engines and lifesaving medical tech. In 2014, having withdrawn from Iraq and looking to end its official combat mission in Afghanistan, the U.S. Army started to assess the impact of more than a decade of almost exclusively fighting insurgents and terrorists. In that time, it had trained its...

    Obama’s Unforced Errors on Foreign Policy
    Jan08

    Obama’s Unforced Errors on Foreign Policy

    When Barack Obama moves two miles from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to 2446 Belmont Road in Washington’s Kalorama neighborhood, he will live half a mile from 2340 S Street, where Woodrow Wilson spent his three post-presidential years. Wilson’s embittering foreign policy failure was the Senate’s rejection of the U.S. participation in...

    Trumps lambasts ‘fools’ who oppose better Russia ties
    Jan08

    Trumps lambasts ‘fools’ who oppose better Russia ties

    WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump condemned Russia critics on Saturday, calling those who oppose better relations with Moscow “stupid” people and “fools” in his latest Twitter tirade. His attack comes a day after the Republican president-elect met the country’s leading intelligence agency chiefs — including the director of national...

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director
    Jan08

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director

    WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday formally announced former Indiana Senator Dan Coats as his pick for US director of national intelligence. A mild-mannered former ambassador to Germany who also served on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Coats was widely tipped for the job coordinating 16 intelligence and security agencies — a...

    Turkey’s tourism reels under terrorist attacks
    Jan07

    Turkey’s tourism reels under terrorist attacks

    ISTANBUL — The once bustling Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is astonishingly quiet. The shops and restaurants in the city’s trendy Istiklal Street are all but empty of foreign customers and the hotels in the upscale Nisantasi district are nearly deserted. Turkey’s economy is suffering in the face of a string of extremist attacks — including...

    Tim Kaine: Why does Trump repeatedly act as Putin’s defense lawyer?
    Jan07

    Tim Kaine: Why does Trump repeatedly act as Putin’s defense lawyer?

    Yesterday’s Senate hearings on the extensive Russian efforts to get Donald Trump elected U.S. president produced a lot of good sound bites, and much-needed pushback against the right-wing propaganda machine’s bizarre efforts to legitimize WikiLeaks at the expense of the entirety of U.S. intelligence networks. But I kept thinking those...