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    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...

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director
    Jan07

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director

    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 position...

    Trumps lambasts ‘fools’ who oppose better Russia ties
    Jan07

    Trumps lambasts ‘fools’ who oppose better Russia ties

    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 intelligence,...

    John Kerry: Trump Moving U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem Would Cause Mideast ‘Explosion’
    Jan07

    John Kerry: Trump Moving U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem Would Cause Mideast ‘Explosion’

    Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that some possible foreign policy shifts by the Trump administration would be “explosive.” …read more Source:...

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director
    Jan07

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director

    Dan Coats was one of six US legislators and three White House aides blacklisted by Moscow in 2014 in reprisal for US sanctions placed on the country. – AFP file photo 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...

    Donald Trump wants retired Sen. Dan Coats as security chief
    Jan07

    Donald Trump wants retired Sen. Dan Coats as security chief

    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 — President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday named retired Sen. Dan Coats as national intelligence director, saying the former member of the Senate Intelligence...

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director
    Jan07

    Trump picks Dan Coats for intelligence director

    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 expected to be selected for the job coordinating 16 intelligence and security...

    European Cold Weather Prompts Record Volumes From Russian Gas Giant Gazprom
    Jan07

    European Cold Weather Prompts Record Volumes From Russian Gas Giant Gazprom

    Russian state-controlled gas giant Gazprom said it was pumping record volumes to Europe amid unusually cold temperatures. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO: Seeking Relevance in the 21st Century
    Jan07

    NATO: Seeking Relevance in the 21st Century

    NATO headquarters in Brussels Belgium Founded in 1949, the 28-member North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is now 67 years old. Originally it was a political association. Following the onset of the Korean War it rapidly transformed itself into an alliance for mutual defense. Pursuant to Article 5 of the NATO charter, any member country...

    Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: Trump “doesn’t seem to understand the enormity” of the Russia hack
    Jan07

    Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: Trump “doesn’t seem to understand the enormity” of the Russia hack

    Back in September, New Hampshire Democrat Jeanne Shaheen became the first senator to call for a hearing about Russia’s interference in the US presidential race. On Thursday morning, she got that hearing — or at least, the first of many. The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing with the country’s top spies — Director of...