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    Russian Reactions To Hacking Accusations And Sanctions Follow A Traditional Pattern: Deny Then Distort
    Jan06

    Russian Reactions To Hacking Accusations And Sanctions Follow A Traditional Pattern: Deny Then Distort

    MOSCOW ― To close out 2016, U.S. President Barack Obama authorized several actions in response to the Russian government’s aggressive harassment of U.S. officials and cyber operations aimed at the recent American presidential election, including expelling Russian diplomats and closing Russian government–owned compounds. These steps,...

    Kredo Discusses Efforts by Congress to Halt Funding to U.N.
    Jan06

    Kredo Discusses Efforts by Congress to Halt Funding to U.N.

    Washington Free Beacon senior writer Adam Kredo appeared Wednesday night on the One America News Network program “Tipping Point” to discuss efforts by Congress to cut funding to the United Nations after the international body passed an anti-Israel resolution last month. The Obama administration abstained from voting on a U.N. resolution that...

    2017 list of ‘predatory’ science journals published, hundreds claim to be Canadian
    Jan06

    2017 list of ‘predatory’ science journals published, hundreds claim to be Canadian

    The annual list of the world’s shaky and outright fake science journals is out, and Canada figures prominently, with hundreds of new entries calling themselves the Canadian Journal of one thing or another. This is not a category where Canada wants to aspire to global leadership. Each year, Jeffrey Beall of the University of Colorado updates...

    Ukrainian army receives 50 BTR-3 armored vehicles
    Jan05

    Ukrainian army receives 50 BTR-3 armored vehicles

    Ryan MaassKIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 5 (UPI) — Ukraine’s state-owned defense contractor Ukroboronprom has transferred over 50 BTR-3 armored personnel carriers to the country’s armed forces. …read more Source: United Press...

    Trump Presidency Adds to Uncertainty Over NATO-Russia Tensions in 2017
    Jan05

    Trump Presidency Adds to Uncertainty Over NATO-Russia Tensions in 2017

    Since Russia’s 2014 forceful takeover of Crimea, both Moscow and NATO have deployed troops and weapons along old fault lines as tensions have grown to their highest since the end of the Cold War. Analysts say the dangers of a military confrontation are at their highest for decades. The upcoming change of administration in Washington will...

    Trump Presidency Adds to Uncertainty Over NATO-Russia Tensions
    Jan05

    Trump Presidency Adds to Uncertainty Over NATO-Russia Tensions

    Since Russia’s forceful takeover of Crimea in 2014, both Moscow and NATO have deployed troops and weapons along old lines as tensions have grown to their highest since the end of the Cold War. Analysts warn the dangers of a military confrontation are growing. Russia has deployed nuclear-capable Iskander missiles to its westernmost exclave...

    A Russo-Trump alliance is a deal with the devil, but could make sense short term
    Jan05

    A Russo-Trump alliance is a deal with the devil, but could make sense short term

    Mural Depicts Donald Trump And Vladimir Putin in Lithuania (Credit: Getty/Sean Gallup) The Russian hacking scandal of the Democratic National Party continues — accusations that President-elect Donald Trump is a Russian stooge are as steady as the drumbeat of yesteryear’s cries that Obama was not really a citizen. The evidence behind the...

    The Questions at the Senate Hearing on Russian Hacking
    Jan05

    The Questions at the Senate Hearing on Russian Hacking

    Updated on January 5, 2017 What’s the latest?Senior intelligence officials will testify Thursday before the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) about foreign cyberthreats to the U.S. Much of the testimony is likely to focus on what role Russia had in the U.S. election.U.S. intelligence officials say Russia hacked the Democratic National...

    Pentagon Chief: Trump Needs to Keep Alliances, Hold Russia Accountable in Syria
    Jan05

    Pentagon Chief: Trump Needs to Keep Alliances, Hold Russia Accountable in Syria

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says President-elect Donald Trump’s administration should maintain partnerships with NATO and allies in the Asia-Pacific, while also holding Russia accountable to its stated mission of battling terrorists in Syria and help end the war. The recommendations came in a memo that Carter, like the other Cabinet...

    The Troublemaker
    Jan05

    The Troublemaker

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has always been a night owl, holding meetings into the early hours of the morning. He’s also the proprietor of several Twitter accounts. So it’s possible that early Moscow time on Jan. 4, 2017, he saw the following tweet from President-elect Donald Trump pop up on his screen, complaining about an...