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Intelligence: Big Brother Spies On Spies
The CIA has concluded that their overseas espionage efforts have suffered long-term damage as a result of several hacking operations that obtained personnel records for most of the U.S. population.
Jan 22, 2021 - 11:22:46 AM
The Black Sea … or a Black Hole?
“What happens in the Black Sea doesn’t stay in the Black Sea,” Tihomir Stoytchev, Bulgaria’s ambassador to the United States
Jan 22, 2021 - 11:01:47 AM
Russian Arctic Tanker Reported to Experience Propulsion Problem
Russian media is reporting one of the NOVATEK ice-class Arctic LNG tankers chartered by the Yamal LNG project making late season voyages may have experienced a propulsion problem. The vessel is running along the Northern Sea Route without the assistance of an icebreaker.
Jan 21, 2021 - 10:32:21 AM
Trump's pardoned allies may not be 'safe' as they think
The Constitution endows the President with the "power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States." Pardons have generally been granted after conviction and sentencing, but since Ford pardoned Nixon, there is precedent for pardoning someone who has not even been charged with a crime. Lawyers call this a "pre-emptive pardon." But is any kind of pardon valid when riddled with corruption? The question would appear to answer itself.
Jan 21, 2021 - 10:26:46 AM
The For-profit Barbarity of Mercenary Erik Prince
We went to Iraq thinking this shooting was some form of innocent civilians caught in the crossfire between Blackwater guards and insurgents. After only one week, we determined that this incident was a massacre similar to My Lai in Vietnam.
Jan 19, 2021 - 10:33:01 AM