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    FBI investigates DNC hacking; Clinton campaign blames Russia
    Jul25

    FBI investigates DNC hacking; Clinton campaign blames Russia

    WASHINGTON — The FBI said Monday it is investigating how thousands of Democratic National Committee emails were hacked, a breach that Hillary Clinton’s campaign maintains was committed by Russia to benefit Donald Trump. A statement from the FBI confirmed that it is “investigating a cyber intrusion involving the DNC,” adding that...

    Russia: The Hybrid State As Adversary
    Jul25

    Russia: The Hybrid State As Adversary

    Dan Goure Hybrid Warfare, Russia Today, Russia is the ultimate hybrid threat. Oceans of ink and terabytes of electronic musings have been expended on the subject of hybrid warfare. The classic formulation is a non-state actor with appurtenances of state power and, in many cases, support from traditional nation states. Of particular concern to...

    Dion sits down with Lavrov for first meeting of Canadian foreign minister with Russian equal in years
    Jul25

    Dion sits down with Lavrov for first meeting of Canadian foreign minister with Russian equal in years

    OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion sat down Monday with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov — the first meeting of its kind in years. The 30-minute discussion took place in the Laos on the margins of an annual meeting of Southeast Asian nations. It represented the most tangible move yet by the Liberal government to thaw relations...

    History Tells Us What Will Happen Next With Brexit And Trump
    Jul25

    History Tells Us What Will Happen Next With Brexit And Trump

    Note: this essay contains a lot of links out, which are underlined. Consider them further reading or me backing up my opinions. It seems we’re entering another of those stupid seasons humans impose on themselves at fairly regular intervals. My background is archaeology, so also history and anthropology. It leads me to look at big historical...

    Moldova’s Transnistrian conflict
    Jul25

    Moldova’s Transnistrian conflict

    Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered official statements of the U.S. government or the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training. ADST conducts oral history interviews with retired U.S. diplomats, and uses their accounts to form...

    The conflict in Ukraine is heating up again
    Jul25

    The conflict in Ukraine is heating up again

    Over 9,400 people have been killed in Ukraine since the conflict began. …read more Source: Business...

    Dion sits down for first meeting with Russian foreign minister in years
    Jul25

    Dion sits down for first meeting with Russian foreign minister in years

    Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion is sitting down with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Laos, where the two are attending a meeting of Southeast Asian nations. It’s the first meeting of its kind in years, and represents the most tangible move yet by the Liberal government to thaw relations with Russia. Until now, contacts between...

    Dion sits down for first meeting with Russian foreign minister
    Jul25

    Dion sits down for first meeting with Russian foreign minister

    Canada’s Foreign Minister Stephane Dion speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada, January 27, 2016. Chris Wattie/Reuters OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion is sitting down with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Laos, where the two are attending a meeting of Southeast Asian...

    Dion sits down for first meeting with Russian foreign minister in years
    Jul25

    Dion sits down for first meeting with Russian foreign minister in years

    Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion is sitting down with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Laos, where the two are attending a meeting of Southeast Asian nations. It’s the first meeting of its kind in years, and represents the most tangible move yet by the Liberal government to thaw relations with Russia. Until now, contacts between...

    Bulgaria Concerned By Spike of Russian Airspace Violations
    Jul25

    Bulgaria Concerned By Spike of Russian Airspace Violations

    Russia has violated NATO-ally Bulgaria’s airspace 10 times in the last month in what the country’s minister of defense has described as provocation, Bulgarian state TV channel Nova TV reports. “The entry of Russian aircraft in our zone of exclusivity is provocation with an unclear goal,” Nenchev said. “This is highly worrying, which...