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    Director Pompeo Details How the CIA Is Changing Under President Trump
    Jul26

    Director Pompeo Details How the CIA Is Changing Under President Trump

    The following are excerpts of an interview with CIA Director Mike Pompeo by Bill Gertz, Washington Free Beacon senior editor and veteran national security reporter. Bill Gertz: Tell me about your first six months at CIA. CIA Director Mike Pompeo: The agency is frankly in a place where it’s got great people out there doing the right thing,...

    ‘Beyond the realms of common sense’: Russia says an overwhelming US vote for tough new sanctions is a ‘serious step’ towards destroying chances of improving ties
    Jul26

    ‘Beyond the realms of common sense’: Russia says an overwhelming US vote for tough new sanctions is a ‘serious step’ towards destroying chances of improving ties

    REUTERS/Ian Langsdon/POOLMoscow (AFP) – An overwhelming vote by the US House of Representatives to slap tough new sanctions on Moscow is a “serious step” towards wrecking chances of improving ties, Russia’s deputy foreign minister said on Wednesday. “What has happened goes beyond the realms of common sense,”...

    Brezhnev’s Secret Pledge to ‘Do Everything We Can’ to Re-Elect Gerald Ford
    Jul26

    Brezhnev’s Secret Pledge to ‘Do Everything We Can’ to Re-Elect Gerald Ford

    Putin’s covert support for Donald Trump has not been the first time Russia aspired to influence an American presidential election. Forty-two years ago, a Russian leader privately pledged his government’s support for a president’s reelection: “We for our part will do everything we can to make that happen,” Leonid Brezhnev said to...

    Russia Lashes Out Over U.S. Sanctions Legislation
    Jul26

    Russia Lashes Out Over U.S. Sanctions Legislation

    Russian officials and lawmakers are sharply criticizing U.S. legislation that would impose new sanctions on Moscow and make it harder for President Donald Trump to ease or lift punitive measures. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Marx and Mohammed in Manchester
    Jul26

    Marx and Mohammed in Manchester

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. There’s good news for Manchester. The city with the highest death rate and some of the worst drug and alcohol problems in England is getting a statue of Friedrich Engels. A...

    Russian comics dupe U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry with prank call

    Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine and other energy matters during a lengthy phone call this month with a Russian prankster. …read more Source: Global...

    U.S. Energy Secretary Spoofed By Russian Pranksters
    Jul26

    U.S. Energy Secretary Spoofed By Russian Pranksters

    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry discussed climate change, expanding American coal exports to Ukraine, and natural gas during a recent phone conversation with a Russian prankster who Perry thought was Ukraine’s prime minister. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    House hits Russia with new sanctions, curbs Trump’s authority to ease penalties
    Jul26

    House hits Russia with new sanctions, curbs Trump’s authority to ease penalties

    The Republican-led House has decisively approved legislation that hits Russia with additional financial sanctions. The new penalties are aimed at rebuking Moscow for interfering in the 2016 presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. Lawmakers voted 419-3 to pass the bill, which prevents President Donald Trump from...

    House passes Russia sanctions bill, setting up veto dilemma for Trump
    Jul26

    House passes Russia sanctions bill, setting up veto dilemma for Trump

    By Mike Debonis and Karoun Demirjian | Washington Post WASHINGTON — The House on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to advance new financial sanctions against key U.S. adversaries and deliver a foreign-policy brushback to President Donald Trump by limiting his ability to waive many of them. Related Articles Cooperation with Russia becomes central to...

    House overwhelmingly votes to punish Russia for election meddling, and limit Trump
    Jul26

    House overwhelmingly votes to punish Russia for election meddling, and limit Trump

    In an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill intended to enforce more strict sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, and limit President Trump’s ability to ease those sanctions. JUST IN: U.S. House passes bill to impose sanctions on Russia, Iran, and North Korea by a vote of 419 to 3....