FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor former Trump adviser Carter Page

 Posted by on 2017-04-11 at 21:38  donald trump, espionage, fisa, nsa, Politics, putin, Reblog, russia, treason, trump  Comments Off on FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor former Trump adviser Carter Page
Apr 112017
 

The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials said.

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Will Trump Benefit From A ‘Rally Around The Flag’ Effect After The Syria Airstrike?

 Posted by on 2017-04-10 at 00:34  donald trump, Politics, Reblog, syria, trump, war  Comments Off on Will Trump Benefit From A ‘Rally Around The Flag’ Effect After The Syria Airstrike?
Apr 102017
 

Most foreign policy entanglements do not result in a “rally around the flag” event — when a president’s popularity jumps because Americans rally behind their commander-in-chief.

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59 Missiles Don’t Equal a Foreign Policy

 Posted by on 2017-04-08 at 16:36  assad, donald trump, News, opinion, Politics, putin, Reblog, russia, syria, trump, war, war crimes  Comments Off on 59 Missiles Don’t Equal a Foreign Policy
Apr 082017
 

It has been a head-spinning week watching the Trump administration stumble into its first international crisis only to emerge with a transformed policy on the use of force in the Middle East, announced on Thursday with the unlea

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What Did Putin Know and When Did He Know It?

 Posted by on 2017-04-08 at 15:34  assad, isis, News, Reblog, refugee, russia, syria, trump, war crimes  Comments Off on What Did Putin Know and When Did He Know It?
Apr 082017
 

As U.S. Tomahawk missiles soared over the Mediterranean toward Syria’s al-Shayrat airbase, speculation was already flying about how the attack would affect the thaw in U.S.-Russia relations anticipated since Donald Trump took office.

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Chilling Cold War episodes of “Mr. Rogers” have emerged, as if to warn Donald Trump against an arms race

 Posted by on 2017-03-28 at 00:49  cold war, donald trump, nuclear, Politics, putin, Reblog, russia, trump, ussr, war  Comments Off on Chilling Cold War episodes of “Mr. Rogers” have emerged, as if to warn Donald Trump against an arms race
Mar 282017
 

Be it a vigilant citizen or purely cosmic happenstance, someone (or something) is trying to teach US president Donald Trump a lesson about recklessly inviting nuclear hostilities. Last week, someone mysteriously uploaded a series of lost episodes of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood to YouTube.

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Wilbur Ross presided over Russian deal while at Bank of Cyprus

 Posted by on 2017-03-23 at 19:18  corruption, donald trump, finance, government, Reblog, russia, trump  Comments Off on Wilbur Ross presided over Russian deal while at Bank of Cyprus
Mar 232017
 

Wilbur Ross, the Trump administration’s new commerce secretary, presided over a deal with a Russian businessman with ties to Vladimir Putin while serving in his previous role as vice-chairman of the Bank of Cyprus.

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Will Preet Run?

 Posted by on 2017-03-23 at 01:18  legal, new york, News, opinion, Politics, preet bharara, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on Will Preet Run?
Mar 232017
 

It was pitch-perfect political theater, the kind that politicians pay public relations firms millions of dollars to orchestrate: Preet Bharara, defying an order by the President of the United States, all but daring Trump to fire him.

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