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Dark Side Last Updated: Nov 13, 2018 - 11:13:56 AM


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Fueling Uncertainty
In a surprising political development, a coalition partner of the Sri Lankan Government, the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA), announced its decision to leave the National Unity Government (NUG) on October 26, 2018.

Nov 13, 2018 - 11:12:20 AM

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Russia’s Intermediate-Range Missile Production Challenge
After President Donald Trump’s stated decision to withdraw the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, signed in 1987 by Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev (see EDM, October 25, 29), some experts asserted that Russia will now be free to deploy a variety of ground-launched medium-range missiles in response

Nov 8, 2018 - 10:58:09 AM

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How Vladimir Putin’s ‘top missile adviser’ got rich on Russia’s nuclear defense industry
The Tactical Missiles Corporation (KTRV) is one of the biggest state corporations in Russia’s military industrial complex. Among other things, the company manufacturers hypersonic weapons, air-to-surface and air-to-air missiles, and naval weapons systems. Sergey Prikhodko (Dmitry Medvedev's current first deputy chief of staff) served as KTRV’s board chairman until 2013, and former State Duma Speaker Boris Gryzlov has had the job for the past several years.

Nov 8, 2018 - 10:57:30 AM

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“I’m Very Worried About Don Jr.”: Forget the Midterms—West Wing Insiders Brace for the Mueller Storm
In the run-up to the election, Rudy Giuliani was made to shut up. But now, with Trump making excuses for possibly losing the House, officials are bracing for a legal assault.

Nov 7, 2018 - 10:08:14 AM

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Denmark murder plot – Something is rotten in the foreign policy of Iran
A man with ties to Iranian intelligence was arrested in an alleged plot to assassinate exiled Iranians in Denmark. Now Denmark is withdrawing its ambassador and calling for Western wide action against Iran. The United States and United Kingdom have both voiced their support for the European call to action.

Nov 4, 2018 - 9:34:12 AM

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