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Section: US & Canada

    Even Canada should be careful about Russian hacking
    Dec13

    Even Canada should be careful about Russian hacking

    Evidence is mounting that Russian hackers may have influenced the U.S. presidential election. The CIA has amassed evidence that these Russian-based hackers compromised databases at the Democratic and Republican National Committees, and also obtained and leaked emails between candidate Hillary Clinton and her campaign manager, John Podesta. These...

    Savchenko Defends Meeting With Russia-Backed Separatist Leaders
    Dec13

    Savchenko Defends Meeting With Russia-Backed Separatist Leaders

    Speaking to RFE/RL on December 13, Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko, who was jailed in Russia in 2014 and became a national symbol of resilience before her release in May, rejected critics’ claims that her talks with the separatist leaders Aleksandr Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky was a step towards legalizing “terrorists.”...

    Donald Trump’s pick to head State Department recommended by lobbyist to Exxon, Russia
    Dec13

    Donald Trump’s pick to head State Department recommended by lobbyist to Exxon, Russia

    (Credit: AP/Jon Gambrell/Paul Sancya/Ben Margot) Late Monday, President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team quietly announced that it was postponing his first post-election conference, meant to address potential conflicts of interests for the incoming commander-in-chief. Then early Tuesday, Trump announced his selection of Exxon CEO Rex...

    Ukraine’s defence ministry says website hit by cyber attack
    Dec13

    Ukraine’s defence ministry says website hit by cyber attack

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s defence ministry said on Tuesday its website was down due to cyber attacks that appeared aimed at disrupting it… …read more Source:...

    The Art of the Global Deal
    Dec13

    The Art of the Global Deal

    Whether one likes it or not, Donald Trump is now President-elect Trump. Nothing said or thought during the seemingly interminable campaign, whether about Trump or the record of the Obama Administration, matters as much as the future: What to do next.The global situation has deteriorated markedly during the past three years. This is now a time to...

    Ukraine’s defence ministry says website hit by cyber attack
    Dec13

    Ukraine’s defence ministry says website hit by cyber attack

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s defence ministry said on Tuesday its website was down due to cyber attacks that appeared aimed at disrupting it… …read more Source:...

    Why it’s hard for the CIA to make its case on Russian hacking
    Dec13

    Why it’s hard for the CIA to make its case on Russian hacking

    If recent media reports are accurate, the CIA believes that the Russian government used its hacking prowess to help Donald Trump get elected president — a potentially unprecedented case of foreign interference in an American election decided by fewer than 100,000 votes in three key states. US elected officials have traditionally taken pride in...

    Why it’s hard for the CIA to make its case on Russian hacking
    Dec13

    Why it’s hard for the CIA to make its case on Russian hacking

    If recent media reports are accurate, the CIA believes that the Russian government used its hacking prowess to help Donald Trump get elected president — a potentially unprecedented case of foreign interference in an American election decided by fewer than 100,000 votes in three key states. US elected officials have traditionally taken pride in...

    Here’s How the U.S. Should Respond to Russia Intervening in the Election
    Dec13

    Here’s How the U.S. Should Respond to Russia Intervening in the Election

    After the explosive revelation from intelligence and law enforcement agencies that claim Russia intervened to help Donald Trump win the U.S. presidential election, the U.S. has several response options and means to mitigate further attacks. All of these actions will be fraught with the danger of escalation and ironically, they will have to be...

    Milnes: Sixty years later, Diefenbaker has lessons for both Tories and Liberals today
    Dec13

    Milnes: Sixty years later, Diefenbaker has lessons for both Tories and Liberals today

    In Ottawa 60 years ago Wednesday, an unlikely hero took to the stage at the city’s Coliseum. He was 61, a loner and a man more familiar with Prairie farmlands than banking towers and hours. Canada’s Tory establishment feared and loathed him but that didn’t matter on Dec. 14, 1956 because the day belonged to John Diefenbaker. “I...