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    Home Alone in Ukraine in the age of Trump
    Dec24

    Home Alone in Ukraine in the age of Trump

    KIEV — Channel-surf through Ukrainian television during the holiday season and you’re bound to come across a rerun of the classic Christmas film “Home Alone.” The slapstick comedy — whose soundtrack, coincidentally, includes a song, “Carol of the Bells,” by a Ukrainian composer — ranks among the 10...

    Skeptics Doubt Ukraine Hack, Its Link to DNC Cyberattack
    Dec24

    Skeptics Doubt Ukraine Hack, Its Link to DNC Cyberattack

    Malware used to hack Democratic National Committee servers during the 2016 elections was also used to hack an artillery-targeting app in Ukraine, and might have caused Ukrainian military losses to pro-Russian forces, according to a report released this week by CrowdStrike, a cybersecurity company. “Ukraine’s artillery men were targeted by...

    Obama Signs New Law Restructuring U.S. International Media
    Dec24

    Obama Signs New Law Restructuring U.S. International Media

    President Barack Obama has approved legislation that would consolidate oversight of U.S. nonmilitary broadcasting in the hands of a single chief executive, an overhaul that supporters laud as a much-needed reform but critics warn could endanger journalistic independence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s nuclear remarks test bid to improve Russia ties
    Dec24

    Trump’s nuclear remarks test bid to improve Russia ties

    US President-elect Donald Trump in Palm Beach, Florida, US, on December 21, 2016. Photo: Reuters WEST PALM BEACH/MOSCOW: US President-elect Donald Trump upped the stakes on Friday in a back-and-forth exchange with President Vladimir Putin over nuclear weapons that tested the Republican’s promises to improve relations with Russia. Offering a...

    With Cold War words, Trump launches into nuclear debate
    Dec24

    With Cold War words, Trump launches into nuclear debate

    WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump indicated Friday he did not fear a new arms race and warned the United States would match any move by another country to boost its nuclear arsenal, in a spectacular new foray into foreign policy. His stunning – and initially unexplained – use of language reminiscent of the Cold War rocked the Washington...

    With Cold War words, Trump launches into nuclear debate
    Dec24

    With Cold War words, Trump launches into nuclear debate

    President-elect Donald Trump called in a tweet for the US to “greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability”. AFP Photo President-elect Donald Trump indicated Friday he did not fear a new arms race and warned the United States would match any move by another country to boost its nuclear arsenal, in a spectacular new foray into foreign...

    Plane hijackings in past decade
    Dec24

    Plane hijackings in past decade

    A picture taken on Dec 23, 2016 shows a Malta armed forces truck sitting by the Afriqiyah Airways A320 after it landed in Valletta, Malta, following its hijacking from Libya. AFP Photo PARIS: Hijackings like the one on Friday of a Libyan plane have become relatively rare since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on the United States led to...

    Stop Poking the Bear
    Dec24

    Stop Poking the Bear

    Robert W. Merry Security, Eurasia Give diplomacy a chance. Stop provoking Moscow. Editor’s Note: TNI’s January/February 2017 print issue convened a symposium on the most significant national-security challenge awaiting the Trump administration. You can find all entries in the series here. THE GRAVEST crisis facing America and the West...

    With Cold War words, Trump launches into nuclear debate
    Dec24

    With Cold War words, Trump launches into nuclear debate

    WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump indicated Friday he did not fear a new arms race and warned the United States would match any move by another country to boost its nuclear arsenal, in a spectacular new foray into foreign policy. His stunning — and initially unexplained — use of language reminiscent of the Cold War rocked the Washington...

    Plane hijackings in past decade
    Dec24

    Plane hijackings in past decade

    PARIS: Hijackings like the one on Friday of a Libyan plane have become relatively rare since the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on the United States led to increased security. The hijackers who diverted the plane on Friday to Malta released everyone onboard and surrendered. A Libyan official claimed the men had sought asylum, but Maltese Prime...