While President Trump’s statements on Russia have led to heightened concern, the new OFAC general license is not in any way a nefarious stealth relaxation of sanctions targeting Russia.
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What the Russian-U.S. confrontation suggests to states that do not have the capacity to execute sophisticated cyber attacks.
It isn't just the US ....
Yesterday, I offered some informed speculation about possible links between espionage arrests in Russia and America's reaction to the Russian hacking of our elections. I have updated the post today to reflect new information -- namely that it appears the arrests pre-dated the public DNI report in January to which I linked them. Obviously that weakens the connection between the two events. The new data (at least new to me) is sufficiently significant that it warrants a p
Two American intelligence sources have been arrested by Russia for treason. It may be our own fault ...
We attempt to disentangle what various news organizations and government officials have confirmed about current investigations into Trump associates and where there is persisting uncertainty.
New Syrian Peace Talks Conclude, Iraqi Forces Reach Tigris River, Israel Lifts Settlement Restrictions
Russia is trying to lock down its gains in Syria, Iraqi forces are consolidating control of eastern Mosul, and Netanyahu faces legal trouble just as his political stars align.
We have entered a world not of factual anarchy but of factual oligarchy—a picture in which the ultimate seat of power is simultaneously least accountable and most protected when it comes to the demands of proof and verifiability.
No one has been able to prove the Trump dossier is true. What does it mean that no one seems to have proven it false?
Turkey Turns to Russia for Air Support in Syria, Fighting Continues Despite Ceasefire, U.S. Policy Could Shift in Libya, and One of Iran’s Founding Fathers Dies
Turkey’s pivot to Russia has brought support for its campaign against the Islamic State, rebels and regime forces are fighting over water access for Damascus, the fortunes for the Libyan National Army are rising, and former Iranian President Rafsanjani leaves behind a complicated legacy.