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Volker: US ready to boost arms supplies to Ukraine naval and air forces


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> This is an important development, and a welcome one. US equipment could backfill many gaps in Ukraine’s capabilities, and make Ukraine an even more unpalatable target for invasion than it already is. US ready to boost arms supplies to Ukraine naval and air forces, envoy says |… Continue reading Volker: US ready to boost arms supplies to Ukraine naval and air forces

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CNO: New 2nd Fleet Boundary Will Extend North to the Edge of Russian Waters


By: Sam LaGrone August 24, 2018 2:32 PM ABOARD AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH – The boundaries of the Navy’s reestablished U.S. 2nd Fleet extends well past the old submarine stomping grounds of the Cold War and into waters north of Scandinavia and the Arctic Circle, near the submarine headquarters of Russia’s Northern Fleet, Chief… Continue reading CNO: New 2nd Fleet Boundary Will Extend North to the Edge of Russian Waters

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Tributes to Senator John McCain


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Meghan McCain wrote a deeply moving tribute to her father, which brought me to tears. I am truly thankful that we were blessed with Senator McCain, for his selfless service to improve the world, for his dedication to country, for his shining example of statesmanship versus politics. John McCain… Continue reading Tributes to Senator John McCain

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U.S. GOP Senator Blasts Putin, Russia’s ‘Mafia’ Government


July 09, 2018 22:32 GMT RFE/RL WASHINGTON — A U.S. senator who traveled to Russia with a Republican congressional delegation last week said President Vladimir Putin could not be trusted and likened dealing with Moscow to “dealing with the mafia.” Senator John Kennedy (Republican-Louisiana) also told reporters on July 9 that he warned the Russian… Continue reading U.S. GOP Senator Blasts Putin, Russia’s ‘Mafia’ Government

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On “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits”


I just read a moving article.  It was heartfelt, emotionally evocative, and for someone not conversant in Russian Information Warfare, convincing.  I was sent the entire article by a close friend.   This is my review of “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits“.   While the article contains quite a few very good points, to… Continue reading On “Our democracy is more important than Facebook’s profits”

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What Hillary Knew About Putin’s Propaganda Machine


The author, Rick Stengel, was, until the end of the Obama administration, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs.  His perspective is unique in that he is one of the very few people in Washington DC that deals with information operations and information warfare, all under the title of strategic communications and… Continue reading What Hillary Knew About Putin’s Propaganda Machine

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America needs a strategy before Russia meddles in 2018 elections


BY MICHÈLE FLOURNOY, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 10/31/17 04:00 PM EDT THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL Congress has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, and Twitter to testify on Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election. As the intelligence committees ask tough questions about how Kremlin-backed actors used… Continue reading America needs a strategy before Russia meddles in 2018 elections