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    Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: Trump “doesn’t seem to understand the enormity” of the Russia hack
    Jan07

    Sen. Jeanne Shaheen: Trump “doesn’t seem to understand the enormity” of the Russia hack

    Back in September, New Hampshire Democrat Jeanne Shaheen became the first senator to call for a hearing about Russia’s interference in the US presidential race. On Thursday morning, she got that hearing — or at least, the first of many. The Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing with the country’s top spies — Director of...

    Trump taps former Sen. Dan Coats to be national intelligence director
    Jan07

    Trump taps former Sen. Dan Coats to be national intelligence director

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday named retired Sen. Dan Coats as national intelligence director, saying the former member of the Senate Intelligence Committee was the right person to lead the new administration’s “ceaseless vigilance against those who seek to do us harm.” Trump’s announcement came one day...

    Trump wants former Sen. Dan Coats to be intelligence chief
    Jan07

    Trump wants former Sen. Dan Coats to be intelligence chief

    WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday named retired Sen. Dan Coats as national intelligence director, saying the former member of the Senate Intelligence Committee was the right person to lead the new administration’s “ceaseless vigilance against those who seek to do us harm.” Trump’s announcement came one...

    Donald Trump, Julian Assange and Russia: How they’re connected, and how they changed an election
    Jan07

    Donald Trump, Julian Assange and Russia: How they’re connected, and how they changed an election

    (Credit: AP/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Getty/Don Emmert/Peter Muhly) Right now there are two debates raging in American politics which, though closely related, are not one and the same. On the one hand, there is the question of Russia’s alleged hacking of the Democratic Party, which is believed to have occurred in part so that they could help the...

    Kerry: Syrian conflict is ‘the worst human catastrophe since World War II’
    Jan07

    Kerry: Syrian conflict is ‘the worst human catastrophe since World War II’

    JUDY WOODRUFF: And now to my interview with Secretary of State John Kerry. I sat down with him earlier today at the State Department, before the public release of that intelligence report on Russia. But I began by asking, now that we have confirmation Russia interfered in the election, does that fundamentally change Washington’s...

    U.S. Intel Report Says Putin Led ‘Cyber-Enabled Disclosure Operation’ to Help Elect Trump, Discredit Clinton
    Jan07

    U.S. Intel Report Says Putin Led ‘Cyber-Enabled Disclosure Operation’ to Help Elect Trump, Discredit Clinton

    The CIA, FBI, and National Security Agency concluded in a report made public Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin directed a covert intelligence campaign to boost the election of Donald Trump while seeking to discredit Hillary Clinton. The 23-page unclassified report is part of a longer secret study into a wide-ranging cyber and...

    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...