Tuesday, November 20, 2018
WASHINGTON — A Russian woman was accused Friday of a sweeping effort to sway American public opinion through social media in the first federal case alleging foreign interference in the 2018 midterm election. ...
WASHINGTON — Weeks before the 2016 election, federal officials started making mysterious calls to the head of elections in Inyo County, California. They asked her to contact them if she noticed anything unusual. But they wouldn’t...
WASHINGTON — Have you been wondering whether U.S.-Saudi arms deals can survive allegations the Saudi government killed Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi? A growing chorus of U.S. lawmakers, mostly Senate Democrats, say...
(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Good morning. New details of Jamal Khashoggi’s death, the fate of the Amazon and a tour of Tuscany’s biodynamic vineyards. Here’s the latest:• Gruesome details in the Khashoggi case.A senior...
Screenshot: twitterSomewhat unexpectedly, Twitter announced today that a dataset of tweets, accounts, and media associated with state-sponsored efforts on its platform would be made public. Unfortunately, the vast majority of the data is available only to researchers. Both...
It will take a very prolonged series of successful trust building before more sensitive issues like Kashmir are even discussed with any credibility.By Samir SaranIndia and Pakistan made some significant overtures since the formation of new government in Islamabad,...
By John Feffer*The news that Canada has caved on trade has me depressed.The glee with which Donald Trump has announced his latest “victory” is galling. Sure, he didn’t force Mexico and Canada to do everything he wanted in the...
As with previous Justice Department criminal complaints against hackers from Russia, China, Iran and North Korea, the indictments were unlikely to lead to arrests. But taken together, the accusations formed the West’s latest public shaming of the Kremlin, over...
She added that "We remain very alert about this."NATO's chief Jens Stoltenberg has also warned Russia to stop 'reckless' cyberattacks, backing the British and Dutch governments."NATO allies stand in solidarity with the decision by the Dutch and British governments to...
The mainstream Russian view of a hypocritically arrogant and ignorant and ignorant Western establishment attitude towards Russia continues to be underrepresented in Western mass media and body politic. A recent case in point is former US National security Adviser...

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