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    Skeptics Doubt Ukraine Hack, Its Link to DNC Cyberattack
    Dec24

    Skeptics Doubt Ukraine Hack, Its Link to DNC Cyberattack

    Malware used to hack Democratic National Committee servers during the 2016 elections was also used to hack an artillery-targeting app in Ukraine, and might have caused Ukrainian military losses to pro-Russian forces, according to a report released this week by CrowdStrike, a cybersecurity company. “Ukraine’s artillery men were targeted by...

    Obama Signs New Law Restructuring U.S. International Media
    Dec24

    Obama Signs New Law Restructuring U.S. International Media

    President Barack Obama has approved legislation that would consolidate oversight of U.S. nonmilitary broadcasting in the hands of a single chief executive, an overhaul that supporters laud as a much-needed reform but critics warn could endanger journalistic independence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Stop Poking the Bear
    Dec24

    Stop Poking the Bear

    Robert W. Merry Security, Eurasia Give diplomacy a chance. Stop provoking Moscow. Editor’s Note: TNI’s January/February 2017 print issue convened a symposium on the most significant national-security challenge awaiting the Trump administration. You can find all entries in the series here. THE GRAVEST crisis facing America and the West...

    It’s time to end the corruption
    Dec24

    It’s time to end the corruption

    As we enter 2017, problems in Ukraine persist. First, it was Ukrainian President Yanukovych, and now, it’s his replacement Ukrainian President Poroshenko. Corruption permeates and persists throughout the highest levels of the Ukrainian… …read more Source: The...

    Brzezinski: America’s Global Influence Depends On Cooperation With China
    Dec24

    Brzezinski: America’s Global Influence Depends On Cooperation With China

    Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security adviser to former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, remains one of America’s leading strategic thinkers. He negotiated the normalization of U.S.-China relations in 1979. He spoke to The WorldPost earlier this week about Russian hacking, Taiwan and Trump.You’ve long spoken about the “political...

    Trump’s Nuclear Remarks Jeopardize Bid to Improve Russia Ties
    Dec23

    Trump’s Nuclear Remarks Jeopardize Bid to Improve Russia Ties

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump upped the stakes on Friday in a back-and-forth exchange with President Vladimir Putin over nuclear weapons that tested the Republican’s promises to improve relations with Russia. Offering a glimpse of how he might conduct diplomacy after taking office on Jan. 20, Trump reportedly welcomed a nuclear arms...

    The News That Wasn’t: What You Missed in 2016
    Dec23

    The News That Wasn’t: What You Missed in 2016

    As we inch towards the end of 2016, we’ll see the usual lists of news highlights from the year, including the crises that captured our attention. Here are some of the biggest stories that didn’t make the news – the international crises that were crowded out, forgotten, or ignored. Not only do these crises cause human suffering,...

    Belarus court rules against AP reporter for Chernobyl story
    Dec23

    Belarus court rules against AP reporter for Chernobyl story

    MOSCOW (AP) — A court in the former Soviet republic of Belarus has ruled against an Associated Press correspondent in a lawsuit by a dairy company that claimed an AP article damaged its reputation. AP said it stands by his reporting and will seek to overturn the ruling on appeal. The lawsuit stems from an April article about farmers using land...

    Will Putin Unite the European and American Right?
    Dec23

    Will Putin Unite the European and American Right?

    For several years now, Vladimir Putin has been offering himself up as a helpful big brother to the parties of the European far right, and they’ve responded with expressions of warm family feeling. Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s anti-immigrant, anti-European Union National Front, has praised Putin’s strong leadership and...

    A Christmas Truce for Eastern Ukraine
    Dec23

    A Christmas Truce for Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine and the U.S. ask Russia to make sure this attempt at peace holds. …read more Source: Foreign...