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    China’s New ‘Silk Road’ Is Based on Its National-Security Agenda
    May16

    China’s New ‘Silk Road’ Is Based on Its National-Security Agenda

    James Jay Carafano Security, Asia Chinese influencers are popping up across the European landscape. Trump’s trip to Europe has several stops. Still, his travels might be light on substance. That’s all right. He’ll be back. In fact, there is likely to be a significant uptick in the transatlantic dialogue. And there is likely...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to block Russian social networks
    May16

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to block Russian social networks

    Those targeted include social networks VK.com and Odnoklassniki, search engine Yandex and the Mail.ru email service. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    Ukraine’s Jewish prime minister meets with Netanyahu in Jerusalem
    May16

    Ukraine’s Jewish prime minister meets with Netanyahu in Jerusalem

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman of Ukraine met with Israeli officials, including his counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, after an earlier visit was canceled over Ukraine’s support of a United Nations resolution condemning settlements. Groysman, his nation’s first Jewish prime minister, met Monday with Netanyahu in...

    Ukraine to block Russia’s top social media sites and internet portals
    May16

    Ukraine to block Russia’s top social media sites and internet portals

    …read more Source: Financial...

    Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Ridicules New Kiev’s Sanctions Against Agency
    May16

    Sputnik Editor-in-Chief Ridicules New Kiev’s Sanctions Against Agency

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko enacted the National Security and Defense Council’s (NSDC) decision to expand the list of Russian individuals and legal entities, against which sanctions were imposed, and to extend the duration of the sanctions. The appendix to the NSDC decision mentions the...

    McCain: ‘Deeply Disturbing’ That Trump Gave Classified Info to Russia
    May16

    McCain: ‘Deeply Disturbing’ That Trump Gave Classified Info to Russia

    Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) released a statement on Tuesday lamenting President Donald Trump’s decision to give Russian diplomats classified information about an Islamic State operation. “The reports that the President shared sensitive intelligence with Russian officials are deeply disturbing,” McCain said. The Arizona senator...

    Changing His Tone, McCain Calls Trump’s Sharing Of Intel ‘Disturbing’
    May16

    Changing His Tone, McCain Calls Trump’s Sharing Of Intel ‘Disturbing’

    Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was harshly critical on Tuesday of President Donald Trump’s reported sharing of highly classified information with Russia. It was a sharp departure from his sentiment Monday night, when he said that Trump “does have the right” to “leak classified information.” In a statement in his capacity as chair of the Senate...

    Analysis: Trump intel sharing risks damaging US alliances
    May16

    Analysis: Trump intel sharing risks damaging US alliances

    WASHINGTON — For months, U.S. allies have anxiously wondered if President Donald Trump could be trusted with some of the world’s most sensitive national security secrets. Now, just a few days before Trump’s debut on the international stage, he’s giving allies new reasons to worry. A U.S. official said Trump revealed highly...

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian websites over Kremlin’s role in war
    May16

    Ukraine blocks popular Russian websites over Kremlin’s role in war

    Decision to prevent access to social media networks and search engine sparks outcry from users and press freedom campaignersUkraine has blocked Russia’s most popular social media networks and a major internet search engine in response to the Kremlin’s role in a three-year separatist war in the east.The decision sparked an immediate...

    Hill Republicans aren’t racing to Trump’s side on classified intel scandal
    May16

    Hill Republicans aren’t racing to Trump’s side on classified intel scandal

    But most aren’t yet criticizing him either. President Donald Trump might have leaked classified information to the Russian government, the Washington Post reported Monday, and for perhaps the first time in his scandal-soaked presidency, Republicans on Capitol Hill did not immediately rise to his defense. On Tuesday morning, Senate Majority...