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    France’s Le Pen Seeks Closer Ties With Africa, Alliance Against Islamist Extremism
    Jan07

    France’s Le Pen Seeks Closer Ties With Africa, Alliance Against Islamist Extremism

    Polling strongly ahead of France’s presidential elections, far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Friday sketched out foreign policy priorities she’ll pursue if she wins the vote, which include backing an alliance with Washington and Moscow to fight Islamist extremism, carving out a new relationship with the European Union and deepening...

    Intelligence Report Concludes That Vladimir Putin Intervened In U.S. Election To Help Donald Trump Win
    Jan07

    Intelligence Report Concludes That Vladimir Putin Intervened In U.S. Election To Help Donald Trump Win

    WASHINGTON ― Russian President Vladimir Putin directed efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election with the goal of helping President-elect Donald Trump win, the CIA, FBI and National Security Agency concluded in a report released Friday.Moscow is responsible for cyberattacks directed at the Democratic National Committee, the authors of the...

    Report: Kremlin Propaganda Network Attacks Fracking to Boost Russian Energy Interests
    Jan07

    Report: Kremlin Propaganda Network Attacks Fracking to Boost Russian Energy Interests

    The Russian government’s state-funded propaganda apparatus runs stories critical of U.S. oil and gas production in an effort to handicap competitors to Russia’s state-run energy companies, according to the U.S. intelligence community. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence alleged that RT America, an arm of the...

    Top U.S. intelligence officials detail Putin’s U.S. election “influence campaign” in declassified report
    Jan07

    Top U.S. intelligence officials detail Putin’s U.S. election “influence campaign” in declassified report

    The Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a declassified report on Russia’s interference in the U.S. presidential election Friday afternoon, hours after briefing President-elect Donald Trump on its contents. The report states that the the CIA, FBI, and NSA all believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin “ordered an...

    Administration report blames Putin for attack on U.S. election, says Russia preferred Trump
    Jan07

    Administration report blames Putin for attack on U.S. election, says Russia preferred Trump

    The Obama administration on Friday officially blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin for directing a massive cyber assault against the U.S. election in an attempt to “undermine” the democratic process and “harm” Hillary Clinton’s presidential candidacy.And as the campaign progressed, the administration said,...

    Russian interference in election a ‘hostile act,’ John Kerry says in PBS NewsHour interview
    Jan06

    Russian interference in election a ‘hostile act,’ John Kerry says in PBS NewsHour interview

    Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday said the war in Syria, while a profound failure on the part of the international community, is not a U.S. failure alone. “We brought Iran to the table, we brought Russia to the table. We had assurances that Assad would do certain things, and he didn’t,” Kerry told PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff....

    At least 9 dead after blizzards, icy weather grip parts of Europe
    Jan06

    At least 9 dead after blizzards, icy weather grip parts of Europe

    The cold was blamed for five deaths in 24 hours in Poland, while officials in Ukraine reported four people died from effects of the weather. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Transnationalism and Italian anarchists in Canada, 1915-1940
    Jan06

    Transnationalism and Italian anarchists in Canada, 1915-1940

    Transnational Radicals: Italian Anarchists in Canada and the U.S., 1915-1940 Travis Tomchuk University of Manitoba Press, 2015 There are numerous studies of the left in Canada. These studies range from social-democratic parties like the CCF, various socialists movements, and communists. Curiously there is a lack of studies into anarchist groups...

    US Tanks, Equipment Arrive for NATO Exercises in Eastern Europe
    Jan06

    US Tanks, Equipment Arrive for NATO Exercises in Eastern Europe

    Hundreds of U.S. tanks, trucks and other military equipment arrived by ship in Germany on Friday to be transported by rail and road to eastern Europe as part of a NATO buildup that has drawn Russia’s ire. Two shiploads arrived in the northern port of Bremerhaven and a third was due in a few days, bringing the fleets of tracked and wheeled...

    Dan Coats, Trump’s pick to be the nation’s spy chief, was once banned from Russia
    Jan06

    Dan Coats, Trump’s pick to be the nation’s spy chief, was once banned from Russia

    President-elect Donald Trump — who openly admires Russian President Vladimir Putin and who has been publicly feuding with the US intelligence community over its assessment that Russia tried to influence the US election — just picked a man who was once banned from Russia to be the nation’s spy chief. Former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats is...