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    Trump hearings hatch Democratic stars
    Jun13

    Trump hearings hatch Democratic stars

    Washington loves a blockbuster hearing, and the Democratic Party loves a breakout star. Thanks to the Trump White House, there’s been plenty of each. As a result of the high-profile nomination hearings and the nationally televised Trump-Russia inquisitions last week, the early months of the Trump administration are reshaping the Democratic...

    Is the Old NATO Dead?
    Jun13

    Is the Old NATO Dead?

    Salvatore Babones Security, Europe When President Donald Trump travels to Poland this week to meet with its embattled president Andrzej Duda, the two will have a lot to talk about. Both are alternately ridiculed and pilloried in the international press and both are intensely disliked at European Union headquarters in Brussels. Both have been...

    Russian malware threatens power systems
    Jun13

    Russian malware threatens power systems

    Hackers allied with the Russian government have devised a cyberweapon that has the potential to be the most disruptive yet against electric systems that Americans depend on for daily life, according to U.S. researchers. […] with modifications, it could be deployed against U.S. electric transmission and distribution systems to devastating...

    Ukraine Journalists Union Asks OSCE For Help Locating Missing Blogger
    Jun12

    Ukraine Journalists Union Asks OSCE For Help Locating Missing Blogger

    The National Union of Journalists of Ukraine has requested that the OSCE’s Special Monitoring Mission in eastern Ukraine and International Committee of the Red Cross help locate Stanislav Aseyev, a blogger missing since June 2. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Shove Heard Round the World
    Jun12

    The Shove Heard Round the World

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher.To hear Prime Minister Dusko Markovic tell it, it was “only a harmless incident,” had nothing to do with him personally and did not even merit an apology. Oh, and did he mention it was “completely harmless”?Still, the leader of Montenegro acknowledges in an exclusive new...

    Damon Wilson and Prime Minister Dusko Markovic: The Full Transcript
    Jun12

    Damon Wilson and Prime Minister Dusko Markovic: The Full Transcript

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher.Glasser: Hi, I’m Susan Glasser, and this is The Global POLITICO. We’re calling this week’s episode “The Shove Heard Round the World.” And yes, we’re talking to the prime minister of Montenegro, Dusko Markovic, that surprised leader...

    U.S. Military Practices for A Second D-Day Landing (And Its Aimed at Russia)
    Jun12

    U.S. Military Practices for A Second D-Day Landing (And Its Aimed at Russia)

    Russ Read Security, Europe U.S. Marines engaged in a mock beach landing in the Baltics on Tuesday in a scene reminiscent of the D-Day landings of World War II. The drill took place as part of NATO’s Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS), an annual exercise involving approximately 6,000 troops that runs from June 1 to 16. The drill, which...

    Iron Wolf 2017: Lithuania Launches Over 5,000-Strong Military Drill With NATO Allies
    Jun12

    Iron Wolf 2017: Lithuania Launches Over 5,000-Strong Military Drill With NATO Allies

    The Baltics have been particularly worried about Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    There’s now malicious software that can cause power outages
    Jun12

    There’s now malicious software that can cause power outages

    Two cyber security companies said they have uncovered a sophisticated piece of malicious software capable of causing power outages by ordering industrial computers to shut down electricity transmission. Analysis of the malware, known as Crash Override or Industroyer, indicates it was likely used in a December 2016 cyber attack that cut power in...

    Ukraine Bans Russian St. George Ribbon
    Jun12

    Ukraine Bans Russian St. George Ribbon

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law banning the St. George ribbon, which is seen by many Ukrainians as symbol of Russian aggression. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...