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Fearing Arrest At Home, Turkish Military Officers Seek Asylum In U.S.

A group of Turkish military officers deployed to the U.S. wants to stay in America much longer than a typical rotation for visiting foreign officers.<p>More than two dozen officers deployed to a NATO command in the Norfolk, Va., area, are seeking asylum in the U.S., fearing they will be wrongly …

US officials: The fall of Aleppo would be a win for Russia and a defeat for the US in the Middle East

U.S.-backed moderate rebels' loss of the eastern half of Syria's largest city Aleppo to Russian-backed government forces would be a defeat for President Barack Obama's efforts to promote democracy and defeat terrorism in the Middle East, U.S. officials conceded on Monday.<p>Their grim assessment …

Middle East

Secrets Of Churchill's WW2 War Rooms Revealed In New Book

From hidden sugar lumps to cartoons of Adolf Hitler.<p>A new book is set to reveal some of the intriguing details and stories which have emerged from …

Putin Ally Tells Americans: Vote Trump or Face Nuclear War

MOSCOW — Americans should vote for Donald Trump as president next month or risk being dragged into a nuclear war, according to a Russian ultra-nationalist ally of President Vladimir Putin who likes to compare himself to the U.S. Republican candidate.<p>Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a flamboyant veteran …

Hillary Clinton: The global challenges that would confront America's first woman president

If she wins on November 8, Hillary Clinton will take office better schooled on national security and military matters than any White House occupant …

Russia and US tensions have left world on 'dangerous threshold', warns former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev

Tense relations between Russia and the US have left the world on a “dangerous threshold” and the threat of the use of nuclear weapons remains strong, …

How Can Complex Things Form in a Universe Ruled by Entropy?

If disorder in the universe is always increasing, then how is it that galaxies, stars, planets, and people are here? Watch the explanation.<p>Recently, when we were talking about why time only moves forward, we got into talking about the Second Law of Thermodynamics. It says that disorder, otherwise …

The Scary Ways Your Employer Might Be Spying on You

Picture it: Your company-issued smartphone pings with an email alert. It's LinkedIn, writing to tell you that companies are searching for people just like you and—out of sheer curiosity—you innocently click the link embedded in the body copy. And just moments later, your boss is at your desk, …

Employment

6 People You Didn’t Know Were WWII Spies

A+E Networks

Here's the biggest misconception people have about the CIA, according to a man who worked there for 15 years

He got his start as an intern and was hired as a full-time employee soon after.<p>Business Insider recently talked to Goral , 39, about his time at Langley.<p>Not surprisingly, he couldn't share <i>all</i> the details of the hiring process, his classified jobs, or his experiences, but he did give us a glimpse …

Stereotypes

The "Golden Age of Capitalism" Was an Era of Racism and Secret Coups

US capitalism’s “Golden Age” wasn’t so golden for people color facing racist mobilizations like this rally held against the integration of Central …

Race & Ethnicity

8 common traits of very intelligent people

Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know …

Clinton Won the Battle, Sanders the War

Hillary is living in Bernie’s party. So she backs free college and a ‘public option’ while jettisoning trade and charter schools.<p>Bill Clinton took Democrats to the political middle. He met with Republicans to pass welfare-to-work laws and put more police on the streets. Barack Obama steered the …

The Countries Where U.S. Women Have Served As Ambassadors [Infographic]

America’s top diplomatic positions abroad are dominated by men, according to data published recently by Pew Research. That trend is nothing new. 4,600 ambassadors have served abroad since the beginning of U.S. diplomatic relations and a mere 9 percent of them have been women. Fast-forward to today …

The CIA tried mind control to create the perfect assassin

Next Friday, Matt Damon returns for a fourth outing in the film “Jason Bourne,” as the superspy continues to investigate his fuzzy past and piece …

6 surprising downsides of being extremely intelligent

But that's hardly the case, as evidenced by the 100-plus answers on a Quora thread titled, "When does intelligence become a curse?"<p>Users wrote about everything from the absurdly high expectations that people place on them to the trouble of constantly being perceived as a braggart.<p>Below, we've …

Quora

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

Two helicopters sit between Asia’s two great powers. India is fast approaching a deadline to withdraw HAL Dhruv utility helicopters...<p>In the name of …

Wait You mean this is actually a real Counter-Intelligence Conspiracy?

Ok, seriously, I think I’ve been online too long, and all the propagandists, trolls, and subversives are getting to me. Well, at least I wish that …

The CIA has a team of clairvoyants

If the CIA had a crystal ball, then they would probably not be routinely blindsided by world events. Lacking such a device, the agency has endured …

CIA declassified papers focus of art exhibit in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Chilean artist Voluspa Jarpa has turned declassified CIA documents into an exhibit focused on one of Latin America's …

Russian intelligence saved Erdogan from overthrow – media reports - Russia Beyond

Russian media have reported that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was warned by Russian intelligence services about the military coup against him that was thwarted in the early hours of July 16.<p>The Russian media outlets that have spread the version of Moscow’s involvement in Erdogan’s victory …

The Secret Wars of the CIA - Bob Woodward

I just finished Veil: The Secret Wars of the CIA, 1981-1987 by Bob Woodward. I respect Bob Woodward. I think he’s one of the best investigative …

Erdogan Ally Says Turkish Pilot Decided To Down Russian Jet

Turkey did not order its pilot to down a Russian war jet in November, rather he decided to do it himself despite the plane leaving Turkey’s airspace, …

FACT CHECK: CIA Agents Arrested in Turkey for Erdogan Assassination Attempt

CLAIM<p>Two men arrested for their part in Turkey's attempted military takeover are CIA agents.<p>RATING<p>ORIGIN<p>In July 2016, a failed coup attempt by …

Turkey coup attempt: What happened that night? | Politics

We are witnessing extraordinary events in Turkey. Including this latest one, there have been five military coups in the past 60 years. However, this one was different.<p>Previously, coups were carried out by Kemalist officers in the military circles, but this time it was said to be Gulenist officers, …