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There's more propaganda than news coming out of Aleppo this week

It has just become more dangerous to be a foreign correspondent reporting on the civil war in Syria. This is because the jihadis holding power in …

Ex-Soviet states tell US 'I told you so' over Russia hacking allegations

<b>(CNN) —</b> In several former Soviet republics, top security officials and even a former president are saying "I told you so" amid allegations of possible Russian hacking targeting the US presidential election campaign.<p>"Some things you discovered now as new in your pre-election campaign we've been …

Russia

Why Russia should take Obama's retaliation threat seriously

Moscow should take President Barack Obama's threat of retaliation for alleged Russian interference in the US election process seriously, note …

Saddam Hussein's CIA Interrogator: He Should Have Been Left In Power

In 2003, I was part of the effort to find Saddam Hussein. I then became the first to debrief him after his capture that December. Prior to his …

CIA and FBI agree Russia intervened in US presidential election

The CIA and FBI have concluded that Russia interfered in the US presidential election in support of eventual winner Donald Trump. The White House …

Meet the U.S. Military's Biggest Drone Supplier – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Markets: European Open<p>Bloomberg Markets: European Open. Live from London, is focused on bringing you the most important global business and …

National Security

Globe editorial: The tragedy of Aleppo, and the end of a one superpower world

Between 1989 and 1991, the Berlin Wall was toppled, the Soviet Union collapsed, and the United States military drove Saddam Hussein from Kuwait while easily destroying the Iraqi army. The Cold War was over, and a new era was beginning.<p>Some called it the Unipolar Moment: The world suddenly had only …

2016's biggest privacy threat: Your phone

When it comes to handing malicious hackers' intimate details about our lives, right now Yahoo is leading the pack as one of the worst threats to privacy in recent history.<p>Yet there's one thing that has Yahoo beat in both the amount and sensitivity of the data being leaked, as well as the frequency. …

Lithuania caught up in spying, illicit border trade

Wedged between Belarus, Russia’s coastal enclave of Kaliningrad, and western Europe, Lithuania has long served as a gateway for all things illicit in …

Russia

Aleppo coverage in Western media indicative of the fundamentalism-imperialism nexus

Social media has been flooded by posts and hashtags expressing sympathy for the victims of the battle of Aleppo, and hate against the Syrian …

Middle East

Russia accused of waging secret warfare against Britain using cyber attacks, espionage and fake news

Whitehall officials have for the first time acknowledged that Russia is waging a "campaign" of propaganda and unconventional warfare against Britain.<p>According to senior figures in Government, Moscow is to blame for concerted attempts to undermine the UK through fake espionage, misinformation, cyber …

Obama points finger at Putin over US election hacks

President Barack Obama on Friday strongly suggested that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the computer hacks that American intelligence officials say were aimed at helping Republican Donald Trump win the Nov. 8 election.<p>But with only a month left in office, during a somber …

Who are Russia's cyber-warriors and what should the West do about them?

Who are Russia's cyber-warriors?<p>Western intelligence services and cyber security firms say they have identified two particular groups involved in the hack of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) that led to a series of embarrassing emails being leaked to the public ahead of the US presidential …

Russia