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    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit
    Dec14

    5 things to know ahead of the Abe-Putin hot springs summit

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will become on Thursday the first G-7 leader to allow an official visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Trump’s State pick comes from “Exxon system” not Washington
    Dec14

    Trump’s State pick comes from “Exxon system” not Washington

    WASHINGTON — As Republicans in Washington bashed President Barack Obama’s efforts to secure an Iran nuclear deal last year, Exxon Mobil was watching. The oil giant’s European competitors were preparing to enter Iran’s oil business — something the company legally could not do with American sanctions still in place stemming from...

    Putin Warns Merkel Disruptions Possible In Gas Transiting Through Ukraine
    Dec14

    Putin Warns Merkel Disruptions Possible In Gas Transiting Through Ukraine

    President Vladimir Putin has warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel of a threat to the gas supplies Russia sends to Europe via Ukraine, the Kremlin said on December 13. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donald Trump Gets the First Test of His Stance Toward Russia With Aleppo’s Fall
    Dec14

    Donald Trump Gets the First Test of His Stance Toward Russia With Aleppo’s Fall

    (WASHINGTON) — Aleppo’s fall to Syrian government forces is shaping up as the first major test of President-elect Donald Trump’s desire to cooperate with Russia, whose military support has proven pivotal in Syria’s civil war. The death and destruction in the city is only renewing Democratic and Republican concern with...

    Tillerson for State: What we know and why some are concerned about his ties to Russia
    Dec14

    Tillerson for State: What we know and why some are concerned about his ties to Russia

    JUDY WOODRUFF: It’s a post first officially held by Thomas Jefferson. The secretary of state is America’s top diplomat. Today, President-elect Trump tapped the CEO of the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas company for the job. So, who is Rex Tillerson, and what does the pick tell us about the Trump agenda? We’re...

    Trump invites Senate clash with Tillerson State nomination
    Dec14

    Trump invites Senate clash with Tillerson State nomination

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is inviting a clash in the narrowly divided Senate by choosing Rex Tillerson for secretary of State in the face of well-publicized concerns from several GOP senators over the oil executive’s ties to Russia. The likely confirmation fight could be an early test of Trump’s sway over Congress, and demonstrate how...

    Obama’s Deep Dive Into Putin’s Intent
    Dec14

    Obama’s Deep Dive Into Putin’s Intent

    President Barack Obama announced last week a “deep dive” into the question of whether the Russians hacked into Democratic Party officials’ emails in order to influence elections and help Donald Trump become president. A secret CIA report saying it has overwhelming evidence the Russians did it was then leaked, raising the...

    Obama’s Deep Dive Into Putin’s Intent
    Dec14

    Obama’s Deep Dive Into Putin’s Intent

    President Barack Obama announced last week a “deep dive” into the question of whether the Russians hacked into Democratic Party officials’ emails in order to influence elections and help Donald Trump become president. A secret CIA report saying it has overwhelming evidence the Russians did it was then leaked, raising the...

    Why Some People Think a Typo Cost Clinton the Election
    Dec14

    Why Some People Think a Typo Cost Clinton the Election

    On March 19, an IT employee at the Hillary Clinton campaign gave John Podesta, the campaign chairman, some computer-security advice. “John needs to change his password immediately,” he wrote in an email, “and ensure that two-factor authentication is turned on his account.”The helpdesk staffer was responding to a Google alert with a bright red...

    Fall of Aleppo poses first major test of Trump’s Russia posture
    Dec14

    Fall of Aleppo poses first major test of Trump’s Russia posture

    WASHINGTON — Aleppo’s fall to Syrian government forces is shaping up as the first major test of President-elect Donald Trump’s desire to cooperate with Russia, whose military support has proven pivotal in Syria’s civil war. The death and destruction in the city is only renewing Democratic and Republican concern with...