National Security

Retired military leaders urge Trump to choose words, not action, to deal with North Korea

TOKYO – A group of 58 retired American military leaders is making a rare public plea to President Trump, urging him not to take military action against North Korea but to instead pursue a diplomatic resolution to the current standoff.<p>As North Korea has demonstrated its increasing technical …

North Korea

As Mueller closed in, pressure mounted on Flynn and family

WASHINGTON (AP) — People close to Michael Flynn are describing the emotional pressures he faced this past year as special counsel Robert Mueller closed in on him and also investigated his son.<p>President Donald Trump's former national security adviser pleaded guilty this month to making false …

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Former top spy rethinks: Maybe we shouldn't have attacked a new president

"Mr. Trump continues to exhibit paranoia about American intelligence agencies," wrote the NeverTrump conservative Max Boot in the New York Times a …

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Homeland season 7 air date, spoilers: Claire Danes opens up about Carrie Mathison's intelligence game

Homeland fans can watch Carrie Mathison back in the intelligence business in season 7.<p>Homeland – the Showtime's popular political drama series - is …

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Russia probably has more undercover 'sleeper' agents in the West now than during the Cold War

• <b>Russia's programme for placing sleeper agents in foreign countries — spies who live ordinary, mundane lives — is probably bigger now than it was in the Cold War, the House of Commons Defence Committee has been told.</b>• <b><br>The so-called "illegals" are trained and controlled by two separate and sometimes</b> …

U.S. Politics

Another spy boss with no security clearance

Sipho Masondo<p><b>Major General Feroz Khan runs a car spare parts business on the side and was recently ‘irregularly’ promoted.</b><p>Yet another senior police …

South African Politics

Mike Flynn Was Always a Fraud

The fall from grace of retired Lieutenant General Mike Flynn is one of the strangest sagas in the annals of America’s military and intelligence …

Donald Trump

The Unsolved Mystery of Michael Flynn’s Plea Deal

One week after former national security advisor Michael Flynn’s plea deal, it still is not all that clear what it means. Close observers of special …

Corruption

Poll: Most Americans think Flynn's guilty plea is "a serious matter"

Two-thirds of voters think that former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's guilty plea in the Russia probe is "a serious matter" for the Trump …

U.S. Politics

The Last Temptation of Michael Flynn

IDEAS<p><i>Admiral Stavridis was the 16th Supreme Allied Commander at NATO and is Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts …

Mike Flynn

You'll Never Guess the Name of the FBI Agent Who Interviewed Mike Flynn

Last week, former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn entered a guilty plea to a charge of lying to the FBI agents. On Saturday, we found that the …

Conservative View

Mike Flynn may be trying to save his son from Russia scrutiny

GQ’s Ben Schreckinger discusses why Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn took the plea deal, and why he may be cooperating in order to …

Michael Flynn

Was Michael Flynn asked to wear a wire in Mueller hunt for evidence on Russia?

Plea agreement includes clause showing Flynn consented to participate in ‘covert law enforcement activities” if required<p>Flynn plea deal increases exposure of senior Trump team members<p>The least-noticed sentence in Michael Flynn’s plea agreement with special counsel Robert Mueller may also be the …

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It Ain’t Safe: Van Jones’ Street Slang Succinctly Explains Mike Flynn Plea “Homeboy Snitched, All Y’all In Trouble”

<i>Image via CNN</i><p>Van Jones Explains Why Flynn Plea Is Bad For Donald Trump<p>Don’t let the talking heads on the right fool you, the fact the former National …

African-American Culture

Jimmy Kimmel uses ‘Star Wars’ logic to explain Michael Flynn—and now it makes perfect sense

Fresh off his Twitter tangle with Alabama’s Roy Moore, Jimmy Kimmel took aim at the guilty plea submitted Friday by former National Security Adviser …

Michael Flynn

Vice Admiral Kaleem appointed Vice Chief of Naval Staff

ISLAMABAD, Dec 2 (APP):President Mamnoon Hussain has appointed Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff. Before his new …

Michael Flynn Knew the FBI Had Heard His Calls with Russians. So Why Did He Lie About Them?

Whether or not the Trump Administration views the Russians as an adversary, the FBI certainly does.<p>The FBI made clear the extent of surveillance it …

U.S. Politics

Michael Flynn Will Keep Military Rank And Pension Despite Guilty Plea

“Flynn could commit murder today, and be convicted ... and still retain his retired general status with pension,” one expert said.<p>WASHINGTON ― By admitting on Friday that he lied to the FBI while he was President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn has further tarnished the …

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What to Expect in the Aftermath of Flynn's Guilty Plea

December 1st, 2017, 6:19 PM UTC<p>Former FBI Assistant Director Chris Swecker discusses former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea in …

Business

Vietnam War Medal of Honor Recipient Wesley Fox Dies at 86

WASHINGTON -- Marine Corps Col. Wesley Fox, who received the Medal of Honor for successfully leading his company through an enemy attack during the …

U.S. Military

Ex-Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn to plead guilty today to lying to FBI: prosecutors

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is to plead guilty Friday to making false statements to the FBI, the first plea by any of the four …

Michael Flynn

Trump on Flynn’s Guilty Plea: ‘Absolutely No Collusion’

President Trump on Saturday insisted there was “absolutely no collusion” between his election campaign and Russia in his first public comment on …

Robert Mueller

Michael Flynn’s Guilty Plea Is The Beginning Of The End For Trump

Here. We. Go.<p>Trump’s house of cards is falling. Today, former national security advisor Michael Flynn pled guilty to lying to the FBI about conversing with Russia’s then-U.S. ambassador Sergey Kislyak. He is said to be cooperating with Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation into Donald …

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What the Charges Against Michael Flynn Reveal

If the former national-security adviser is the small fry, who’s the bigger fish that special counsel Robert Mueller is aiming to reel in?<p>Whatever is on President Trump’s Christmas list, it didn’t include Friday’s news: Special counsel Robert Mueller has charged former National-Security Adviser …

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'Lock them up!' — 'The View' erupts in surreal applause upon learning of Michael Flynn plea deal

• <b>The audience at "The View" erupted into applause on Friday after learning about the news that former national security adviser Mike Flynn had entered into a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team.</b>• <b><br>Cohost Joy Behar excitedly read the news live on-air.</b>• <b><br>Not all the hosts</b> …

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U.S. Marine Corps celebrate 242nd birthday at ball | NOLA.com

Who doesn't like a birthday party? Definitely not the U.S. Marine Corps who celebrated its 242nd at a fete on Nov. 3.<p>The Mercedes-Benz Superdome …

U.S. Marines

US Navy Commander Sentenced in 'Fat Leonard' Bribery Case

An Active-Duty U.S. Navy commander was sentenced to more than a year in prison for his involvement in the investigation of Singapore-based defense …

Corruption

5 Ways the Senate GOP Tax Bill Will Undermine America’s Economic and National Security

The Senate is reaching the final stages of consideration of a large and significant tax bill. Here are five ways that the tax bill will undermine …

Social Justice

Two new generals for Virginia State University ROTC

<b>Virginia State University alumni Colonel James S. Moore, Jr. and Colonel William L. Thigpen have been nominated for the rank of Brigadier General,</b> …

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