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    How Online Propaganda Became Mainstream
    Apr01

    How Online Propaganda Became Mainstream

    Click here for reuse options! Snyder’s new book asserts that we forget the past at our own peril (and that the robots are winning). After the 2016 election, Timothy Snyder, a Yale historian specializing in totalitarian regimes in eastern Europe, wrote a heralded pamphlet titled On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. Snyder...

    DARPA’s Mad Scientists Have a Sneaky Plan to Win the next Big War
    Mar31

    DARPA’s Mad Scientists Have a Sneaky Plan to Win the next Big War

    Michael Peck Security, North America A computerized staff officer. The art of generalship is to get inside the enemy’s head. From Caesar to Napoleon to Rommel, the best commanders have a knack for deducing the enemy’s plans and then moving to exploit that insight. At the same time, a staple of science fiction is the omniscient...

    How the Great War could reign on Trump’s parade

    Many of President Donald Trump’s critics fear he will start World War III.But he may bring good news for devotees of World War I.This coming Veterans Day, the weekend selected for Trump’s $30 million military parade, is also the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War on Nov. 11, 1918. That’s the...

    ‘The Ball Is Very Much in the Russian Court’
    Mar31

    ‘The Ball Is Very Much in the Russian Court’

    On Thursday, it was Americans who learned they were being kicked out of Russia. On Friday, it was Europeans. Russia’s Foreign Ministry summoned the ambassadors of several European nations and ordered the expulsion of their diplomats; their number precisely mirrored the number of Russian diplomats expelled by Western nations on Monday. In...

    U.S. Calls On Ukraine To Repeal Law Placing Undue ‘Burdens’ On Civil Society Groups
    Mar31

    U.S. Calls On Ukraine To Repeal Law Placing Undue ‘Burdens’ On Civil Society Groups

    The U.S. State Department is calling on Ukraine to repeal a law that it says has put undue burdens on civil society organizations and is for that reason discouraging their work. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Facebook’s Ideological Imperialism
    Mar31

    Facebook’s Ideological Imperialism

    It’s mostly forgotten now, but for a time, expanding the reach of social networks—making Facebook, Twitter, and others like it as large as possible—was an avowed foreign-policy goal of the United States. That is, at least, what the secretary of state said in the early days of this decade, in a speech at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.“New...

    Why Is Trump Turning Against Russia Now?
    Mar30

    Why Is Trump Turning Against Russia Now?

    No single stand has hobbled Donald Trump’s presidency more than his attitude toward Russia.During the presidential campaign, he conspicuously praised Vladimir Putin, and refused to condemn his seizure of Crimea. Trump also publicly called for Russia to release emails hacked from Hillary Clinton, something his aides said was a joke....

    Reviving Chicken Kiev, and Other New-Old Ways to Cook a Bird
    Mar30

    Reviving Chicken Kiev, and Other New-Old Ways to Cook a Bird

    Tamar Adler writes about reviving lost recipes and offers new versions chicken fricassee, chicken Kiev, and coq au vin, some of the meals she reimagines in her cookbook, “Something Old, Something New: Classic Recipes Revised.” …read more Source: The New...

    America Must Drop Its Delusions about Dealing with Russia
    Mar30

    America Must Drop Its Delusions about Dealing with Russia

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Security, Eurasia It’s time to part with illusions. Otherwise, the United States cannot develop and execute a sustainable policy towards Russia. It’s time to part with illusions. For too long, the U.S. national-security community has oscillated in its assessment of the Russian Federation, swinging between viewing...

    Playbook scoop: Amazon slashes outside consultants
    Mar30

    Playbook scoop: Amazon slashes outside consultants

    PLAYBOOK SCOOP: AMAZON SLASHES OUTSIDE CONSULTANTS — ANNA, MARIANNE LEVINE and THEO MEYER are reporting that tech giant Amazon nixed multiple contract lobbying firms recently from its roster, including Squire Patton Boggs and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. “This was a specific project that we were working on to institute a national...