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    ‘We Have No Idea What War Is’
    Aug10

    ‘We Have No Idea What War Is’

    Just days after I interviewed the legal scholar Rosa Brooks about her book on her time as a civilian advisor in President Barack Obama’s Pentagon, the United States bombed Libya again. This was the third such strike in the U.S. campaign against ISIS there, but this time, Reuters reported, U.S. officials said it “marked the start of a...

    Prosecutor Says Ukrainian Judge Caught Taking Bribes, But Can’t Be Prosecuted
    Aug10

    Prosecutor Says Ukrainian Judge Caught Taking Bribes, But Can’t Be Prosecuted

    Ukraine’s chief anticorruption prosecutor said on August 10 that a judge who served under ousted pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych has been caught accepting bribes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian official says judge kept bribes in a jar
    Aug10

    Ukrainian official says judge kept bribes in a jar

    A top Ukrainian prosecutor says a judge has been caught taking a $150,000 bribe and that he stashed his money in a humble glass jar, a phot of which went viral on social media. …read more Source: FOX...

    100 days of Donald Trump
    Aug10

    100 days of Donald Trump

    In April, a few weeks before Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican nominee, he stood on a stage in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and made a bold prediction. “At some point, I’m going to be so presidential that you people will be so bored,” he said. “And I’ll come back as a presidential person.” The remark raised a challenging...

    The Daily Vertical: Another Olympic Offensive?
    Aug10

    The Daily Vertical: Another Olympic Offensive?

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Another Olympic Offensive? (Transcript)
    Aug10

    The Daily Vertical: Another Olympic Offensive? (Transcript)

    Well, so much for the idea of an Olympic truce. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Army Can Outgun British Troops, Leaked Report Warns
    Aug10

    Russian Army Can Outgun British Troops, Leaked Report Warns

    The Russian army can outgun British troops on the battlefield, following military advances by the Kremlin, a leaked report suggests. The assessment by the British Army’s warfare branch, seen by The Times newspaper, warned that Russian weapons, including rocket launchers and air defense systems, were more powerful than their British...

    Researchers have built the first ransomware for smart thermostats
    Aug10

    Researchers have built the first ransomware for smart thermostats

    BI IntelligenceThis story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Security experts have constructed the first ransomware for smart thermostats, according to Motherboard. On August 6, at cybersecurity conference Def Con, hackers Andrew Tierney and Ken Monroe revealed the malware...

    Russia, Kyrgyzstan Among Notable Medal Winners Despite Doping Clouds
    Aug10

    Russia, Kyrgyzstan Among Notable Medal Winners Despite Doping Clouds

    A raft of countries from Russia to Kyrgyzstan won medals on the fourth day of the Rio Olympics on August 9, but doping offenses continued to shadow the games. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Four-Time Olympic Tennis Champion Williams Defeated By Ukrainian Player
    Aug10

    Four-Time Olympic Tennis Champion Williams Defeated By Ukrainian Player

    Defending OIympic tennis champion Serena Williams was eliminated from the Rio Games by a shocking loss to Ukrainian player Elina Svitolina. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...