Thursday, February 11, 2016

Hearings - Intelligence Committee: The “litany of doom”: the “unpredictable instability has become the new normal”, “the world is pretty much going to hell”... | Russian Intervention in Syrian War Has Sharply Reduced U.S. Options - The New York Times | Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria; US wants it now - The Washington Post | Mr. Obama stands by silently as Russia continues its onslaught in Syria - The Washington Post | The Latest: German foreign min wants breakthrough on Syria - The Washington Post

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies Tuesday before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on worldwide threats.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies Tuesday before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on worldwide threats.

Referring to his own remarks as a “litany of doom,” Director of National Intelligence James Clapper addressed the Senate Intelligence Committee in a hearing on worldwide threats yesterday. During the hearing, Clapper said that “unpredictable instability has become the new normal.” More specifically, Clapper told the SSCI that “homegrown” Islamist extremists pose an imminent threat to U.S. security; he also warned about threats posed by cyber attacks, which he suggested “could lead to widespread vulnerabilities in civilian infrastructures and U.S. government systems.” Outlining other threats facing the United States, Clapper  discussed the Islamic State, Russia, North Korea, and the ongoing global refugee crisis. Foreign Policy provides a topic-by-topic summary of Clapper’s remarks which, they suggest, indicate that “the world is pretty much going to hell.”

DIA Director Vincent Stewart and FBI Director James Comey also testified before the SSCI. The former said that Russian intervention in the Syrian conflict had “changed the calculus completely.” Adding fuel to the fire in the encryption debate, Comey argued that encryption has hindered the FBI's investigation of the couple behind the San Bernardino attacks, preventing agents from accessing a cellphone belonging to the suspects. You can find the full hearing here.
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Директор Федеральной службы безопасности Александр Бортников перед началом совещания с постоянными членами Совета Безопасности.
Совещание с постоянными членами Совета Безопасности • Президент России:
The Power of The Red Folder 
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News Analysis: Putin Pulls Levers As Russian Patriarch, PM Head Abroad 

The Latest: Russia slams US for not sharing intel in Syria 

Germany’s foreign minister says diplomatic efforts to tame Syria’s civil war are at a crossroads and talks need to produce some kind of breakthrough.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Thursday that “if we don’t succeed in breaking the spiral of violence and counter-violence now, this terrible civil war will drag on even longer.”
He says “everyone who is needed” is at a meeting in Munich of major powers with an interest in the conflict.
Steinmeier says he hopes to find a way to restart talks between the Syrian government and opposition soon.
He says that “we need something like a breakthrough here.”

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Security

Hearings | Intelligence Committee
Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US [ntelligence Community - wwt2016.pdf
Key Moments From The U.S. Spy Chief's Annual 'Litany Of Doom' : The Two-Way : NPR
Today's - 2.10.16 - Headlines and Commentary - Lawfare
Putin is a bigger threat to Europe’s existence than Isis | George Soros | Opinion | The Guardian
Mounting Evidence Putin Will Ignite WWIII | Observer
Павел Фельгенгауэр: Россия начала подготовку к большой войне | Новое Время
Putin Threatening WWIII over Turkey | PJ Media
U.S. Lawmakers Object To Loosening Visa Rules For Some Iranians

Munich Security Conference

Russia Sends Medvedev to Munich Seeking Sanctions Relief | News | The Moscow Times
Key players' conflicting views undermine Syria peace efforts | World news | The Guardian
Syria conflict: Russia submits ceasefire proposal - BBC News
Russia Submits Syria Cease-Fire Proposal to U.S. - WSJ
A Look at What's Next for the Major Players in Syria's War - ABC News
Russia raises specter of permanent or 'world war' if Syria talks fail | Reuters
Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria; US wants it now - The Washington Post
Progress reported in Munich talks on cease-fire in Syria - The Washington Post

Reviews

News Roundup and Notes: February 11, 2016 | Just Security
2.9.16 - Today's Headlines and Commentary - Lawfare

US

Oregon standoff: All occupiers surrender - CNN.com
FBI moves in on last four occupiers at Oregon wildlife refuge | Reuters
FBI Says It Has Surrounded Last Occupiers at Oregon Refuge - ABC News
Alabama Gunman Kills Two, Including Former Business Partner - ABC News
Two Maryland Deputies Shot Dead, Suspect Killed - NBC News
Harford County shooting: Two deputies killed in Maryland - CNN.com
Judge to State Dept: finish Clinton email release by Feb. 29 | Reuters
House Report Details EPA Missteps in Colorado Mine Spill - ABC News
Obama: I was a nerd before it was cool
Illinois Voters Have Mixed Emotions on Obama’s Return to Springfield

Russia and FSU

Medvedev Warns Of 'World War' If Syrian Peace Talks Fail, U.S., Arab Troops Enter
Gloom at Syria talks as Russia backs government advance | Reuters
News Analysis: Putin Pulls Levers As Russian Patriarch, PM Head Abroad
The Daily Vertical: It's More Than Just Cake
Совещание с постоянными членами Совета Безопасности • Президент России
News - патрушев - Google Search
ТАСС: Политика - Совбез РФ: Россия выступает за наращивание антитеррористического сотрудничества
Путин уволил главу управления СКР по Чечне :: Политика :: РБК
Путин уволил десять генералов в различных силовых ведомствах :: Политика :: РБК
Прав ли Сорос, объявивший о скором банкротстве России? - BBC Русская служба
Experts: Russia Aims to Curb NATO, EU Aspirations in Balkans
Putin Ally Ramzan Kadyrov Is a Misunderstood Joker, says Chechen Aide
Путин и культура
Biden, Poroshenko discuss need for reforms in Ukraine: White House | Reuters
IMF Demand For Ukraine Reform Just Latest Red Flag For Poroshenko

Middle East and Asia

Russian Intervention in Syrian War Has Sharply Reduced U.S. Options - The New York Times
Mr. Obama stands by silently as Russia continues its onslaught in Syria - The Washington Post
The Latest: German foreign min wants breakthrough on Syria - The Washington Post
The Many Mideast Solutions - The New York Times
‘Israel appoints 7 new Muslim religious court judges’ - The Washington Post
Bullish Vladimir Putin is running rings around the west in Syria | World news | The Guardian
State Department says Russia's claims of US air strikes in Aleppo are 'false' | US news | The Guardian
U.S. bombs Aleppo? Russia says yes, U.S. denies it - CNN.com
U.S. Pledges ISIS Progress in Weeks; Russia Thinks Otherwise - US News
What the Fall of Aleppo Would Mean for the Syrian Civil War and the Future of Europe - The Atlantic
U.S. has 'significantly' upped strikes on Islamic State in Afghanistan: general | Reuters
Scanning Borders, Israel Surveys New Reality of Tunnels and Terror - NYTimes.com
Israel appoints new head of Shin Bet security agency - The Washington Post
US Says Precise Location of Iran's Enriched Uranium Unknown - ABC News
NATO launches sea mission against migrant traffickers | Reuters

Accidents

What We Know: 52 Inmates Killed in Prison Riot in Mexico - ABC News
At least 2 dead in Greek helicopter crash - The Washington Post
52 Dead, 12 Injured in Riot at Northern Mexico Prison - NYTimes.com
Mexico prison riot leaves 52 dead near Monterrey - BBC News
Dozens Killed in Mexico Prison Riot
At least 52 dead in Mexico prison riot - Yahoo News
Drug cartel battle kills 52 in northeastern Mexican prison | Reuters
Mexico Prison Riot Results in 52 Dead, 12 Injured - WSJ

Other News

The world can't afford another financial crash – it could destroy capitalism as we know it - Telegraph
New Study Links Zika Virus to Microcephaly - WSJ
Ana Flores Salazar Was Third Journalist Killed in Mexico in 2016 - NBC News
Dementia Rates Fall in US but Researchers Not Sure Why
Albert Einstein Was Right: Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves - ABC News
Inside English literary culture | TLS
Defense Of The Realm? Decades Of Fbi Surveillance Have Left A Legacy Of Timidity In American Writers, One Author Argues. - tribunedigital-sunsentinel
Why are we sometimes so reluctant to enjoy ourselves - even when we're allowed?
CDC Ships Zika Test for Pregnant Women; Puerto Rico at Risk - ABC News
Puerto Rico pushes tax incentives for wealthy amid crisis - The Washington Post 

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11/02/16 15:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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11/02/16 15:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Kurdish Fighters Capture Military Air Base in Northern Syria - ABC News
11/02/16 15:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Saudi Arabia Pledges to Expand Anti-ISIS Air Campaign
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» Nadav Argaman is new chief of Israel’s Security Service
11/02/16 15:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. February 11, 2016, 7:14 PM (IDT) Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has just named Nadav Argaman next director of the Shin Bet domestic security service, after Yoram Cohen. Argaman currently serv...
» Mounting Evidence Putin Will Ignite WWIII
11/02/16 15:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» More Than Half of Syria’s Population Has Been Killed, Wounded, or Displaced by Civil War
11/02/16 15:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. JERUSALEM—More than half of Syria’s population has been swept up by the country’s civil war in the past five years—either killed, wounded or displaced, according to a report by the ...
» Analysis: On defense, Obama punts to his successor
11/02/16 15:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. President Barack Obama sent Congress this week a defense budget request that reflects his lame-duck status.
» As US & Russia Dicker over a Syria Ceasefire, the Obama-Putin Pact Is Firm
11/02/16 15:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. February 11, 2016, 9:33 PM (IDT) The dickering for a compromise on a ceasefire in Syria has not shaken the Obama-Putin pact which gives Russian the leading military role in the conflict. The cea...
» The US War on ISIS Is Fading – Both in Syria and Libya
11/02/16 15:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Israel appoints new head of Shin Bet security agency
11/02/16 14:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Israel has appointed a new head of its shadowy Shin Bet internal security agency.
» Turkey, Israel Move Toward a Rapprochement
11/02/16 14:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» How Aleppo Rebels Plan to Withstand Assad's Siege
11/02/16 14:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» A look at what's next for the major players in Syria's war
11/02/16 14:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Russia raises specter of permanent or 'world war' if Syria talks fail
11/02/16 14:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MUNICH (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev raised the specter of a permanent or a world war if powers failed to negotiate an end to the conflict in Syria and warned agai...
» Six Killed in Shooting Rampage in Saudi Arabia
11/02/16 14:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Puerto Rico pushes tax incentives for wealthy amid crisis
11/02/16 14:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Russia boosts ties with Iraq in challenge to U.S. influence
11/02/16 14:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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11/02/16 14:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Rosneft Chief Sechin, Kremlin Ally, Suggests Joint Oil Output Cut
11/02/16 14:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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11/02/16 14:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» President Obama's National Cybersecurity Plan
11/02/16 13:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Today's Headlines and Commentary
11/02/16 13:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Hearings | Intelligence Committee
11/02/16 13:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Key Moments From The U.S. Spy Chief's Annual 'Litany Of Doom' : The Two-Way : NPR
11/02/16 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» The Latest: Russia slams US for not sharing intel in Syria
11/02/16 12:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Climate change debate is 'more like religion than science', says Australian science agency head
11/02/16 12:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Larry Marshall has been widely condemned over his proposal to cut research into climate change modelling - a move that could affect global weather predictions, but later apologised
» Russian Orthodox Patriarch En Route to Cuba for Historic Meeting
11/02/16 12:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Op-Ed Contributor: Britain, Better-off Out of Europe
11/02/16 12:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Russia ready to discuss ceasefire in Syria
11/02/16 12:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Moscow suggests March 1 as date to stop its bombing campaign - giving it three weeks to help Assad forces wipe out opponents in Aleppo
» Insider Attack Kills Four Afghan Police Officers
11/02/16 12:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» The Daily Vertical: It's More Than Just Cake
11/02/16 11:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Russia Offers Cease-fire Proposal for Syria
11/02/16 11:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» U.S. Defense Secretary Carter: NATO Must Stay Ahead Of Cyber Threats
11/02/16 11:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Russia Says Ready To Discuss Syrian Truce
11/02/16 11:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» News Analysis: Putin Pulls Levers As Russian Patriarch, PM Head Abroad
11/02/16 11:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Fire breaks out at northern Mexico prison; deaths reported
11/02/16 11:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Attacker shoots at offices in Saudi Arabia, six dead
11/02/16 11:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Saudi teacher 'kills six colleagues'
11/02/16 11:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. A teacher has shot dead at least six colleagues in Saudi Arabia's southern Jazan province, officials have said.
» Dozens Killed In Mexico Prison Riot - Reports
11/02/16 11:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Pope Francis’s Visit to Mexico Highlights the Church’s Drug War Woes
11/02/16 11:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Russian Deputy PM Rogozin Barred From Montenegro
11/02/16 11:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» Kremlin Critic Pelted With Eggs, In Second Attack In Recent Days
11/02/16 11:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Mikhail Kasyanov has been pelted with eggs, the second attack on the Russian opposition figure in recent days.
» Pentagon chief predicting 'tangible gains' in Iraq, Syria
11/02/16 11:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 10:53 a.m. EST. BRUSSELS (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter predicted on Thursday that recent U.S.-led efforts to accelerate the fight against the Islamic State group would produce &a...
» French president names new foreign minister in reshuffle
11/02/16 11:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. French President Francois Hollande has named former Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault as foreign minister in a government reshuffle.
» Ayrault is new French foreign minister
11/02/16 11:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. French President Francois Hollande names former PM Jean-Marc Ayrault as his new foreign minister, replacing Laurent Fabius.
» Kremlin critic Navalny files lawsuit against Putin
11/02/16 11:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian anti-corruption campaigner and opposition figure Alexei Navalny said on Thursday he had filed a lawsuit against Vladimir Putin after a company in which the R...
» New York Times vents recriminations over Syria debacle
11/02/16 11:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from English. Roger Cohen’s hysterical column expresses rage within sections of the military and intelligence apparatus over the fate of the US regime-change operation.
» Study: Sleep deprivation linked to false confessions
11/02/16 11:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions.
» Explaining Bernie's 'Socialism'
11/02/16 11:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: Opinion. He perfects the strategy of denying the funding dilemma of the welfare state.
» Mr. Obama stands by silently as Russia continues its onslaught in Syria
11/02/16 11:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions. Despite a U.N. resolution, the nation is bombing civilian areas, seemingly with impunity.
» America just had a rough night
11/02/16 11:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions.
» The Many Mideast Solutions
11/02/16 11:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Thomas L. Friedman. Our presidential candidates can retire their platitudes about standing with Israeli and Sunni Arab allies.
» Gay men deserve three-dimensional role models, not TV’s stereotypes | Andrew McMillan
11/02/16 11:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinion | The Guardian. US shows such as Looking offer a more diverse portrayal of gay life, but we have a long way to go before LGBT characters stop being defined by their sexuality In a 2003 episode of W...
» Nobody Likes the Obama Economy
11/02/16 11:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: Opinion. In New Hampshire, voters in both parties are worried.
» Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace dramatized in a new television series
11/02/16 10:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from English. Tolstoy’s titanic novel has received a new adaptation by the BBC and is now airing in numerous countries.
» Op-Ed Columnist: The G.O.P. Created Donald Trump
11/02/16 10:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Opinion. The Republican establishment has itself to blame for a front-runner it loathes.
» Donald Trump plays 'Class Clown' in run for president
11/02/16 10:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions.
» Donald Trump's campaign simply tells angry people what they want to hear | Sam Thielman
11/02/16 10:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinion | The Guardian. There is a faction in America willing to blame someone – anyone – for how awful and unfair their lives have become. That faction thinks Trump should be elected For several months I ...
» Here's why these panelists say Hillary Clinton is the best choice for president
11/02/16 10:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinion | The Guardian. A cross-section of Clinton supporters weigh in on why she should win the Democratic primary – and the election Continue reading...
» What Putin’s Security Appointments Say About How Russia Works
10/02/16 14:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from War on the Rocks. In one more night, Russian military intelligence would have been without a director for almost a full month. But an appointment was finally made — and it was the obvious, continuity...
» New Hampshire primary: Why is America so angry with its politicians?
10/02/16 12:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from US Election 2016. When he won the New Hampshire primary, Mr Trump told his supporters that America would start winning "again". "We don't win on trade, we can't beat Isil. We are going to win so much. We a...
» Intelligence official: ISIS to attempt US attacks in 2016
09/02/16 16:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . ISIS "will probably attempt to conduct additional attacks in Europe, and attempt to direct attacks on the U.S. homeland in 2016," Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, testifi...
» Enough is enough — U.S. abdication on Syria must come to an end
09/02/16 15:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The inside track on Washington politics. Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you free updates as they’re published. You’ll receive free...
» The voters need answers about the Clinton emails
09/02/16 15:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The inside track on Washington politics. Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you free updates as they’re published. You’ll receive free...
» Turkey's rising tension with Russia over Kurds puts Erdoğan in a corner
09/02/16 14:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Syrian Kurdish party opening a Moscow office marks new nadir in relations, and could lead to Turkish forces crossing border Escalating tension between Russia and Turkey will reach a ...
» 'Worst in decades, no way to improve for now' – Kremlin on Russia-Turkey relations - RT
09/02/16 14:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RT 'Worst in decades, no way to improve for now' – Kremlin on Russia -Turkey relations RT And we regret to conclude so,” Peskov told journalists Thursday, adding that it's not Russia ...
» Chechnya: Russian Politics in Reflection
09/02/16 14:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Latest From the Wilson Center. Photo by Flickr user  Christiaan Triebert Directions:  Directions to the Wilson Center
» Hackers publish contact info of 20,000 FBI employees | KFOR.com
09/02/16 14:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google Blog Search. WASHINGTON — Hackers, making good on a threat, published contact information for 20,000 FBI employees Monday afternoon, just one day after posting similar data on almost 10,000 De...
» DoJ fiddles while FBI & DHS burn (after trivial hack of US employee data) - Computerworld
09/02/16 14:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Computerworld DoJ fiddles while FBI & DHS burn (after trivial hack of US employee data) Computerworld U.S. DHS and FBI staff see their directory info stolen by pro-Palestine hacktivi...
» Justice, Homeland Security Probe Hack of DHS, FBI Employee Data - NBCNews.com
09/02/16 14:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. NBCNews.com Justice, Homeland Security Probe Hack of DHS, FBI Employee Data NBCNews.com The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department are investigating a claim that...
» Clapper: Iran’s Ballistic Missile Launches Are ‘Deliberate Message of Defiance’
09/02/16 14:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified on Tuesday that Iran’s ballistic missile launches since the nuclear deal was inked last summer constituted a “deliber...
» US Navy Absorbing $7 Billion Budget Cut
09/02/16 14:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. The US Navy is absorbing a $7 billion reduction in fiscal 2017 funding.             
» Clapper: Iran Views Deal as ‘Means to Remove Sanctions While Preserving Nuclear Capabilities’
09/02/16 14:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified to lawmakers Tuesday that Iran sees the nuclear deal it struck with the United States and five other world powers as a way ...
» Scam alert: Callers impersonating FBI agents - Allentown Morning Call (blog)
09/02/16 14:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Allentown Morning Call (blog) Scam alert: Callers impersonating FBI agents Allentown Morning Call (blog) The FBI is the latest agency being impersonated by fraudsters trying to scare peo...
» IRS Kept $4.75 Billion in Overpayments That Taxpayers Can No Longer Claim Back
09/02/16 14:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The IRS has kept $4.75 billion in overpayments from taxpayers who can no longer legally claim them back, according to an audit from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administra...
» DIA Chief: I Expect Iran to Purchase New Russian Weapons and See Them in Syria in Two Years
09/02/16 14:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The director of the Defense Intelligence Agency told lawmakers Tuesday that Iran will purchase new, advanced Russian weapons systems after receiving large-scale sanctions relief wit...
» Cyber a top national security threat to US: intelligence director - Reuters
09/02/16 14:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Reuters Cyber a top national security threat to US: intelligence director Reuters WASHINGTON Disruptions in cyberspace and attacks by "homegrown" terrorists are the most imminent secur...
» U.S. To Send Reinforcements To Restive Afghan Province
09/02/16 14:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The United States is sending hundreds of additional troops to the southern Afghan province of Helmand, where the Taliban is threatening to overrun several districts.
» U.S. Sees Continued Instability, Terror Threats in 2016
09/02/16 14:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. U.S. intelligence agencies said Tuesday that global instability will continue in 2016, as domestic terror threats persist and a number of weak countries throughout the Middle East and ...
» U.S. Intelligence Chief: 'Assertive' Russia Will Keep Pressure On Ukraine in 2016
09/02/16 14:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. National Intelligence Director James Clapper says that Russia remains intent on pursuing an "assertive foreign policy" in 2016, including hampering Ukraine's Western...
» U.S. to Send More Troops to Aid Afghan Forces Pressed by Taliban
09/02/16 14:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. American Marines in Kandahar, Afghanistan, in 2014 after withdrawing from a military complex in Helmand Province, where Afghan forces are now being pressed by the Taliban.
» RAF Tornado drops Brimstone missiles on Isil stronghold in Iraq
09/02/16 14:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Dramatic video from an RAF aircraft shows the moment two Brimstone missiles hit a building controlled by Isil near Ramadi in Iraq
» US Spy Chief: N. Korea Has Restarted Plutonium Reactor
09/02/16 14:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The U.S. spy chief told Congress Tuesday that North Korea has restarted a plutonium reactor that could provide fuel for nuclear weapons. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper sa...
» Turkey's Erdogan Issues Ultimatum to US
09/02/16 14:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued an ultimatum to the United States to choose between Turkey and Syrian Kurds.  U.S. forces have been working closely with the Syrian Kurdi...
» Obama Proposes Controversial New Tax on Oil
09/02/16 14:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. President Barack Obama has proposed a controversial new $10 a barrel tax on crude oil sold in the United States in the budget he presented to Congress Tuesday. He says the tax revenue wou...
» Exclusive: Damascus vows to recapture Aleppo from rebels
09/02/16 14:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Damascus aims to secure Syria's border with Turkey and recapture the city of Aleppo with its latest military offensive, a top adviser to President Bashar al-Assad ...
» Russian Muslims See Antiterror Efforts at Home as Backfiring
09/02/16 14:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. People in the mostly Muslim north Caucasus say the Russian government’s often heavy-handed measures to head off the threat of terrorism at home are instead creating potential recruits ...
» 2nd outside report says Mexico students not burned at dump
09/02/16 14:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. A group of Argentine forensic experts says it has determined there’s no biological or physical evidence to conclude that 43 students who disappeared in southern Mexico in 2014 were incinerated at a ...
» Three arrested in murder of baby and his parents in Mexico
09/02/16 14:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. Mexican authorities have arrested three suspects in the case of a 7-month-old baby who was shot and killed along with his parents as they left a convenience store in the city of Pinotepa N...
» U.S.-Iranian businessman's jailing sends chilling message to investors
09/02/16 14:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - When Iran and the United States sealed the implementation of a deal to curb Tehran's nuclear program with a prisoner exchange last month, Siamak Namazi was among t...
» Turkish soldier killed in operations against PKK militants
09/02/16 14:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ANKARA, Turkey (Reuters) - A Turkish soldier was killed and three wounded on Tuesday in clashes between security forces and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in the southeaste...
» Turkey summons US ambassador over Syrian Kurdish forces spat
09/02/16 14:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Turkey has summoned the U.S. ambassador to “convey unease” a day after the U.S. State Department spokesman said that, unlike Turkey, Washington doesn’t recognize Syrian Kurdish forces as “terrorists.”
» Turkey Summons U.S. Ambassador Over Syrian Kurdish Forces Comment
09/02/16 14:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Turkey has summoned the U.S. ambassador after a State Department spokesman said Washington did not regard Syria's Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) to be a terrorist o...
» North Korea may get plutonium from restarted reactor in weeks: U.S.
09/02/16 14:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea, which conducted its fourth nuclear test last month and launched a long-range rocket on Saturday, could begin to recover plutonium from a restarted n...
» Russian Hopes of Sanctions Relief Fade Amid Ukraine Deadlock
09/02/16 11:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . When it comes to sanctions relief for Russia, the last step might be the most difficult. After the U.S. and Europe dangled the prospect of an easing of sanctions for the first time last month, the political d...
» Kadyrov, Putin and the Desensitization of Russia
09/02/16 11:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Interpreter. Kadyrov, Putin and the Desensitization of Russia Kadyrov, Putin and the Desensitization of Russia This post has been generated by Page2RSS
» Russia appeals order to pay $50 bln to Yukos shareholders in Netherlands - Reuters
09/02/16 11:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Sputnik International Russia appeals order to pay $50 bln to Yukos shareholders in Netherlands Reuters In July 2014, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague issued the order f...
» Russia needs only 3 days to conquer Estonia and Latvia - The Week Magazine
09/02/16 11:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Week Magazine Russia needs only 3 days to conquer Estonia and Latvia The Week Magazine NATO has no way of stopping a Russian conventional invasion of Estonia and Latvia short of n...
» Министр обороны потребовал ускорить строительство военного городка для горных мотострелков в Кызыле
09/02/16 11:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from RSS. Генерал армии Сергей Шойгу также поручил до 1 сентября этого года завершить возведение объектов второй очереди Кызылского президентского кадетского училища.
» Day 722: Ukraine Reports Mortar Attacks Near Donetsk, Troitskoye And Mariupol
09/02/16 11:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Interpreter. The number of attacks reported over the last 24 hours has dropped somewhat, but mortar use continues across the front line. Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be f...
» Moscow shared MH17 radar images, Dutch probe ignored evidence, Russia tells victims' relatives - RT
09/02/16 11:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RT Moscow shared MH17 radar images, Dutch probe ignored evidence, Russia tells victims' relatives RT "I would like to emphasize that Russia is strongly committed to establishing the a...
» Russia says no evidence of civilian deaths in its Syria bombings - Yahoo News
09/02/16 11:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty Russia says no evidence of civilian deaths in its Syria bombings Yahoo News MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday there was no credible evidence of it...
» Russia renews challenge to Yukos ruling - Deutsche Welle
09/02/16 11:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Deutsche Welle Russia renews challenge to Yukos ruling Deutsche Welle Moscow wants a court in the Hague to overturn a decision making Russia pay $50 million in damages to former share...
» Dragon + Bear: China seeks Russia's help in mastering Arctic, sets sights on Antarctic - RT
09/02/16 11:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RT Dragon + Bear: China seeks Russia's help in mastering Arctic, sets sights on Antarctic RT Meanwhile, the SOA also announced they are interested in arranging a joint Arctic Ocean ex...
» НАТО изучает возможность созыва Совета Россия-НАТО - РИА Новости
09/02/16 11:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РИА Новости НАТО изучает возможность созыва Совета Россия-НАТО РИА Новости Йенс Столтенберг считает, что НАТО и России надо стремиться к диалогу. Генсек НАТО также отметил, что про...
» UN Warns of Humanitarian Crisis if Syrian Forces Encircle Aleppo
09/02/16 11:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The United Nations warned Tuesday that if pro-government forces in Syria succeed in encircling the strategic city of Aleppo then up to 300,000 people could be cut off from humanitarian ai...
» US Embassy Warns of Attacks Targeting Foreigners in Kabul
09/02/16 11:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The United States has warned its citizens in Afghanistan that insurgents are planning to attack foreign guest houses in the capital city of Kabul as of early this month. A U.S. Embassy st...
» UN Envoy: No Changes In Belarus's 'Dismal' Human Rights Situation
09/02/16 11:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The United Nations special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus, Miklos Haraszti, has warned that "no changes" have been initiated in the country to alt...
» В Крыму – активное перемещение российской военной техники
09/02/16 11:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from SvobodaRadio's YouTube Videos. From: SvobodaRadio Duration: 00:34 9 февраля в Симферополе было замечено движение колоны военной техники, автомобильные номера принадлежат базе Черноморского флота России...
» Islamic Renaissance Party Members Go On Trial In Tajikistan
09/02/16 11:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The Tajik Supreme Court has started hearings in the trial of 13 leading members of the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan accused of attempting to overthrow the gove...
» Russian Hopes of Sanctions Relief Fade Amid Ukraine Deadlock - Bloomberg
09/02/16 11:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Bloomberg Russian Hopes of Sanctions Relief Fade Amid Ukraine Deadlock Bloomberg More than 9,000 people have died and several million fled their homes during nearly two years of fight...
» Russian military deployed near Ukraine for huge exercises - BBC News
09/02/16 11:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. BBC News Russian military deployed near Ukraine for huge exercises BBC News Russia is holding combat readiness exercises involving 8,500 troops, with dozens of ships and aircraft, in ...
» British MPs Say Proposed Spy Law Fails to Protect Privacy
09/02/16 11:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. British government plans to strengthen spies' powers to snoop on the Internet are muddled and don't do enough to protect privacy, lawmakers responsible for scrutinizing the country's inte...
» Swedish Prosecutors Press for Assange Interview Despite UN Ruling
09/02/16 11:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Swedish prosecutors said on Thursday they would renew an application to interview Julian Assange over a rape allegation, adding that their case was not affected by a U.N ruling that he wa...
» Tampere Journal: A Three-Ring Circus in Finland: Soldiers, ‘Loldiers’ and Asylum Seekers
09/02/16 11:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. About 1,200 refugees so far have relocated to Finland’s third-largest city, prompting a rise in nationalists, and in champions of multiculturalism.
» В Брюсселе обсудили прогресс Грузии в сотрудничестве с ЕС - ИА REGNUM
09/02/16 11:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Росбалт.RU В Брюсселе обсудили прогресс Грузии в сотрудничестве с ЕС ИА REGNUM Тбилиси, 9 Февраля 2016, 17:35 — REGNUM Премьер-министр Грузии Георгий Квирикашвили в ходе визита в Б...
» Syrian Government Forces 25 Kilometers from Turkey's Border
09/02/16 11:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. For the first time since August 2013, forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are within 25 kilometers of the Turkish border in northern Syria. They continue to press a Russian-b...
» EU Debate Initiative Sparks Fears Of Concessions To Russia
09/02/16 11:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini initiated an internal debate last month with a group of fellow European commissioners on how to improve cooperation...
» Amid recession and predatory officials, Russia's small businesses hang on - Christian Science Monitor
09/02/16 11:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Christian Science Monitor Amid recession and predatory officials, Russia's small businesses hang on Christian Science Monitor Small businesses are a small part of Russia's oligarch-do...
» British Effort to Identify Potential Radicals Spurs Debate Over Profiling
09/02/16 11:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. A program encouraging fellow citizens to identify potential radicals has also raised questions about racial and religious profiling and the balance between security and civil liberties.
» Obama Proposing $4 Trillion 2017 Budget
09/02/16 11:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. President Barack Obama is unveiling a $4 trillion-plus federal spending plan Tuesday for the year that starts next October, but the Republican-controlled Congress is already signalin...
» Ministers at War: Winston Churchill and the War Cabinet
09/02/16 11:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Latest From the Wilson Center. It seems impossible now to imagine Great Britain during World War Two being led by anyone other than Winston Churchill.  It was not impossible at the time, however, as Jonath...
» Ukraine and the West Need Each Other
09/02/16 11:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Russia. Despite Putin’s threats, the West should keep its promises of closer ties.
» IRAN: With A Lot Of Help From My Enemies
09/02/16 11:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. None
» Remaining Oregon occupiers reduced to pranky stunts, taunting FBI by doing donuts in federal vehicle - Washington Post
09/02/16 11:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Washington Post Remaining Oregon occupiers reduced to pranky stunts, taunting FBI by doing donuts in federal vehicle Washington Post “I want the FBI to see this,” says David Fry, a 27-ye...
» Obama seeks over one-third rise in US cyber security funding - Reuters
09/02/16 10:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. Reuters Obama seeks over one-third rise in US cyber security funding Reuters WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's budget proposal for the 2017 fiscal year seeks $19 billion for ...
» Chechen commandos fighting in Syria alongside Russian troops, leader says
09/02/16 10:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. February 9, 2016, 2:19 PM (IDT) Chechen ruler Ramzan Kadyrov said during an appearance on Russian television that Chechen special forces are fighting alongside Russian troops in Syria, and ...
» News Roundup and Notes: February 9, 2016
09/02/16 10:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Just Security. Nadia O'Mara Before the start of business,  Just Security  provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. IRAQ and SYRIA Fight for Alepp...
» Vincent Stewart, defense intelligence chief: ISIS will step up 'pace and lethality of attacks'
09/02/16 10:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. The head of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency predicted Monday that the Islamic State terrorist group is likely to step up the "pace and lethality" of its atta...
» EDITORIAL: The voters need answers on Clinton - Statesville Record & Landmark
09/02/16 10:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from james b. comey - Google News. EDITORIAL: The voters need answers on Clinton Statesville Record & Landmark In the name of fairness, we urge FBI Director James B . Comey to do everything possible to answ...
» Hundreds of pounds of meth found in trailer carrying peppers
09/02/16 10:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - Customs and Border Protection reports that officers at a Nogales crossing found hundreds of packages containing nearly 400 pounds of methamp...
» 9-Figure Deals Lift Cybersecurity Investments To An All-Time High
09/02/16 10:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. Investments into cybersecurity startups and emerging players grew by 235% over the past five years.
» Obama seeks 35 percent hike in federal cyber budget to boost defense
09/02/16 10:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. President Obama is seeking a 35 percent hike in cybersecurity funding in his final budget.
» Iraqi woman charged with role in Kayla Mueller’s death
09/02/16 10:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. The wife of a senior Islamic State leader has been charged with holding American Kayla Mueller hostage and with contributing to the aid worker's death.
» The Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko and the Geographical Scope of Human Rights Law
09/02/16 10:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Just Security. Anders Henriksen On January 21, a British investigation concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin “probably” approved the poisoning of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, who died...
» West's military advantage is being eroded, survey warns - The Guardian
09/02/16 10:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. The Guardian West's military advantage is being eroded, survey warns The Guardian The west's decades-long advantage in military technology is being eroded as defence spending i...
» Second terrorist attack at Gush Etzion injures Israeli man
09/02/16 10:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. February 9, 2016, 5:35 PM (IDT) An Israeli man of 30 was seriously injured when he was stabbed by a Palestinian terrorist outside Neveh Daniel. The assailant got away. Security forces have launc...
» More US troops to be sent to Helmand, military says
09/02/16 10:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. plans to deploy additional troops and advisers to strategic Helmand province to help Afghan forces struggling against a virulent Taliban insurgency, poor le...
» NATO to send more forces east to face Russia threat
09/02/16 10:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. NATO faces a difficult balance as it seeks to deter Russian aggression against vulnerable eastern allies without inciting a military escalation, which some analysts warn could result.
» Ambassador: Some 10,000 Russian Citizens Remain In Syria
09/02/16 10:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russia's ambassador to Damascus says an estimated 10,000 Russian citizens are currently living in war-torn Syria.
» Iraqi Army Captures Areas Around Ramadi, Opens Road To Baghdad
09/02/16 10:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Iraqi forces say they have recaptured territory around the western city of Ramadi from the Islamic State (IS) group.
» Train crash in Germany kills at least 8, injures 150
09/02/16 10:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 9:59 a.m. EST. BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) -- Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in southern Germany, killing at least eight people and injuring some 150, police said....
» Spain: Trash fire causes rail commuter chaos in Barcelona
09/02/16 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Tens of thousands of commuters in the Spanish city of Barcelona are facing travel chaos as smoke from a fire filled railway tunnels and forced authorities to suspend train service.
» Suicide blast at Damascus police club kills several: interior ministry - Reuters
09/02/16 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. The Nation Suicide blast at Damascus police club kills several: interior ministry Reuters BEIRUT A suicide car bomber blew himself up at a police officers' club in a residential distri...
» What the fall of Aleppo would mean for Syria and the world
09/02/16 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. A messy, deadly conflagration in the Middle East is going to get worse.
» Brother Of Dublin Crime Boss Killed In Growing Gangland Feud
09/02/16 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Ireland's justice minister urged gang members to seek police protection Tuesday after gunmen shot to death the brother of a Dublin crime kingpin in apparent retaliation for last week's at...
» Mexico gang captives freed by gas blast
09/02/16 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. About 60 Central American migrants held captive by a gang in the Mexican city of Reynosa escape after a gas explosion.
» The Latest: IOM: 409 migrants die in Mediterranean in 2016
09/02/16 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The International Organization for Migration says 409 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, and migrant crossings in the first six weeks of 2016 are running at nearly ten...
» EU's Tusk says Russian bombings make situation in Syria even worse - Reuters
09/02/16 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Reuters EU's Tusk says Russian bombings make situation in Syria even worse Reuters BRUSSELS Top European Union official Donald Tusk denounced Russian air strikes in Syria as helping th...
» Report: Car Bomb in Syrian Capital Kills 10 - New York Times
09/02/16 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Report: Car Bomb in Syrian Capital Kills 10 New York Times BEIRUT — A car bomb driven by a suicide attacker exploded Tuesday near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital Da...
» Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle
09/02/16 10:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Polina Demyanenko’s quaint white-and-green house still bears the scars of one of the fiercest battles of Ukraine’s war. The roof is gone, the windows broken and the walls shredded by shrapnel.
» Oil supply seen outpacing demand, capping price
09/02/16 10:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The International Energy Agency says oil supply is set to outpace demand this year, keeping a lid on any expected price increases.
» Iraqi government says it fully recaptured Ramadi from IS
09/02/16 10:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Iraqi security forces and the U.S.-led coalition say the government has regained full control of Ramadi after pushing Islamic State group fighters out of the city’s outskirts.
» Protests intensify in Iraqi Kurdistan amid economic crisis
09/02/16 10:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Protests intensified in Iraq's Kurdistan region on Tuesday after the government unveiled new austerity measures to avert an economic collapse that officials war...
» Man sets himself on fire outside London palace of Prince William
09/02/16 10:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. LONDON (Reuters) - A man died on Tuesday after setting himself on fire outside Kensington Palace, the London home of Prince William and his wife Kate, police said.
» The Latest: UN fears mass exodus from Syrian city of Aleppo
09/02/16 10:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):
» Kremlin Rejects German, Turkish Accusations Over Syria
09/02/16 10:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russia says there is "no credible evidence" of civilian deaths as a result of Russian air strikes in Syria.
» At Least Nine Killed in German Train Collision
09/02/16 10:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Two trains collided head-on in southern Bavaria, killing nine people and injuring more than 150, many seriously, German police said.
» Iraq: Troops Have Fully Recaptured Ramadi
09/02/16 10:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Iraq says its forces have completely recaptured the city of Ramadi and surrounding areas from Islamic State fighters. The military and interior ministry said Tuesday that Iraqi troops fin...
» Hospital Patient Found 'Ablaze' Outside Prince William's Home Kensington Palace - NBCNews.com
09/02/16 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. NBCNews.com Hospital Patient Found 'Ablaze' Outside Prince William's Home Kensington Palace NBCNews.com A man found "ablaze" outside Prince William's London home in the early hours of ...
» Aid group: 409 migrants have died in Mediterranean in 2016 - San Francisco Chronicle
09/02/16 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. San Francisco Chronicle Aid group: 409 migrants have died in Mediterranean in 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Members of Turkish forces look at the bodies of some of the migrants that wer...
» Report: Car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10 - Post-Bulletin
09/02/16 10:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Post-Bulletin Report: Car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10 Post-Bulletin FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2015 file photo made from video footage provided by the Russian Defense Ministry, a Russi...
» 2 adults, 1 teen found dead in Oak Forest home - WLS-TV
09/02/16 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. WLS-TV 2 adults, 1 teen found dead in Oak Forest home WLS-TV Two adults and one teen were found dead inside a home in south suburban Oak Forest. Embed. <iframe width="476...
» The Latest: NATO to discuss role in ending migrant crisis
09/02/16 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):
» Russia drill brings troops near Ukraine
09/02/16 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Russia holds military exercises involving 8,500 troops, with dozens of ships and aircraft, in a southern region near rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
» Bring on the drones: Mediterranean sees severe overfishing
09/02/16 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Experts say almost all species in the Mediterranean are still overfished despite decades of seeing stocks dwindle — and that is forcing the European Union to consider creative solutions like using d...
» Hacker Releases Details Of 20,000 FBI Staff
09/02/16 10:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The hacker apparently gained access to sensitive information via a "compromised" Department of Justice email last week.
» Two shot dead at Mississippi Mardi Gras parade identified
09/02/16 07:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . PASS CHRISTIAN, Mississippi -- Officials have identified the two people who were fatally shot at a Mississippi Mardi Gras parade on Sunday, according to CBS affiliate WLOX . Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargr...
» Is Russia helping the US win in Syria?
09/02/16 06:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Middle East News. Russian air power and Syrian forces are pounding terrorists and their allies, while taking a terrible toll on civilians; keep Turkey out of Syria.
» Analysis: Saudi Arabia is bringing Iran to its knees
09/02/16 06:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Israel News Review. ran’s “sweet surrender” would never have been possible without the sophisticated and determined pressure of one country; Saudi Arabia, and one man; Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.
» Former Texas Prosecutor Disbarred For Sending Innocent Man To Death Row
09/02/16 06:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Incidents, Accidents and Crime Review. A Texas legal panel voted on Monday to disbar a former prosecutor for sending an innocent man to death row by presenting tainted testimony and making false statements...
» How "Russian Berlin" deals with refugees - Deutsche Welle
09/02/16 06:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from anti-americanism in russia - Google News. Deutsche Welle How " Russian Berlin" deals with refugees Deutsche Welle The Russian editor of a Russian language Berlin newspaper thinks that the refugees are comi...
» Why the West should care about Kadyrov's latest political escapades - Russia Direct
09/02/16 06:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from anti-americanism in russia - Google News. Why the West should care about Kadyrov's latest political escapades Russia Direct Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of the Chechen Republic, has lately been one of the most...
» Министр обороны проинспектирует объекты военной и социальной инфраструктуры воинских частей в Республике Тыва
09/02/16 06:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from RSS. С этой целью генерал армии Сергей Шойгу посетит, в частности, Кызыльское президентское кадетское училище и отдельную мотострелковую бригаду (горную), дислоцирующуюся в Кызыле.
» ANALYSIS: Russia, US compete to ally with Kurds in ISIS fight - Jerusalem Post Israel News
09/02/16 06:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Jerusalem Post Israel News ANALYSIS: Russia , US compete to ally with Kurds in ISIS fight Jerusalem Post Israel News Syrian Kurds announced on Saturday that they would open their firs...
» Russia warns vs NATO buildup, launches massive military drills - Inquirer.net
09/02/16 06:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Inquirer.net Russia warns vs NATO buildup, launches massive military drills Inquirer.net MOSCOW, Russia — Russia's envoy to NATO has warned that Moscow will respond to a buildup of th...
» Russia to continue strengthening ties with Latin American countries — foreign ministry - TASS
09/02/16 06:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Russia to continue strengthening ties with Latin American countries — foreign ministry TASS MOSCOW, February 9. /TASS/. Russia will continue a substantive political dialogue with the ...
» Russia has no plans of reopening military bases in Cuba — diplomat - TASS
09/02/16 06:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Russia has no plans of reopening military bases in Cuba — diplomat TASS MOSCOW, February 9. /TASS/. The plans of opening Russia's military bases in Cuba are not being discussed, a Rus...
» The Daily Vertical: Putin Smells Blood (Transcript)
09/02/16 06:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday.
» The Daily Vertical: Putin Smells Blood
09/02/16 05:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday.
» German police say death toll in Bavaria train crash rises to 8.
09/02/16 05:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. German police say death toll in Bavaria train crash rises to 8.
» How soldiers like Bowe Bergdahl can wind up hating good commanders
09/02/16 05:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. It's an axiom among military leaders: command is not a popularity contest. That folk wisdom has given a measure of comfort to many officers whose soldiers resent them for sending them in...
» New Hot Spots Emerge as Zika Spreads
09/02/16 05:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Health authorities say Zika is spreading quickly across Colombia and Venezuela, warning that the two countries’ porous border region could be the next hot spot after Brazil for the mos...
» Syrians Flee Death on 'Mass Scale'
09/02/16 05:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 02:14 Syrians fleeing death in Russian air raids or in fighting between Syrian government troops and rebels are massing at the border with Turkey. Me...
» More than 1 million are besieged in Syria, new report says
09/02/16 05:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 5:06 a.m. EST. NEW YORK (AP) -- More than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates just half that amount and...
» Ukraine Minister Says IMF Aid On Hold Until Political Crisis Over
09/02/16 05:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The International Monetary Fund has put aid to Ukraine on hold until it becomes clear whether the current government survives, the country's Finance Minister said on Febr...
» U.N. Probe Details ‘Massive and Systematized Violence’ Against Detainees in Syria
09/02/16 05:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. U.N. United Nations investigators say they have collected evidence of widespread torture and execution of detainees by the regime of Bashar Assad and several antigovernment al-Assad and sever...
» All out war: Brother of the Monk shot dead at home three days after Regency Hotel murder - Irish Independent
09/02/16 05:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Irish Independent All out war: Brother of the Monk shot dead at home three days after Regency Hotel murder Irish Independent A brother of veteran crime boss Gerry 'The Monk' Hutc...
» This huge rabbit is looking for a new home - WFTV Orlando
09/02/16 05:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. WFTV Orlando This huge rabbit is looking for a new home WFTV Orlando The continental giant rabbit's former owner couldn't keep him anymore, so a dog-sized rabbit is looking for a...
» HRW: Russia and Syria carry out daily cluster bomb attacks
09/02/16 05:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. An international human rights group says Syrian government forces and the Russian military have been carrying out daily cluster bomb attacks over the past few weeks.
» Iraqi military advance reconnects Ramadi to key army base
09/02/16 05:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces recaptured territory from Islamic State militants on Tuesday which links the recently recaptured city of Ramadi to a major army base in western Iraq, t...
» Train Collision in Germany Leaves 4 Dead and Dozens Injured
09/02/16 05:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Two commuter trains crashed head-on in the southeastern state of Bavaria, an accident that the police said was among the worst in the region.
» Two regional trains crash on a single track in Bavaria; casualties.
09/02/16 05:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. More than 100 people were injured, some very seriously, in the early morning head-on crash
» This remarkable chart shows how U.S. defense spending dwarfs the rest of the world
09/02/16 05:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. But there's a catch.
» The Latest: Injured carried across river to ambulances
09/02/16 05:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 5:06 a.m. EST. BERLIN (AP) -- The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):...
» Obama administration plans new high-level cyber official
09/02/16 05:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 5:06 a.m. EST. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is creating a new high-level federal official to coordinate cybersecurity across civilian agencies and to work with military and in...
» 'Hack' on DoJ and DHS downplayed
08/02/16 23:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. US authorities acknowledge a data breach affecting the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security - but downplay its severity.
» Snug as a Bug: The Hated Cockroach Inspires a Helpful Robot
08/02/16 23:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. People use a lot of words to describe the reviled cockroach: disgusting, ugly, sneaky and repulsive, to name a few. But it may be time to add a surprising new one: inspirational. Scientis...
» Finance Minister: IMF Will Delay Aid to Ukraine Until Political Fog Clears
08/02/16 23:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The International Monetary Fund will not give more aid to Ukraine until it becomes clear that, in the event of a government collapse, the next government would follow through on promised ...
» Israel may bank on Obama's successor for future U.S. aid pact: minister
08/02/16 23:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. JERUSALEM/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israel may be unable to reach a new defense aid agreement with the Obama administration and could wait for the next U.S. president to secure better ter...
» Turban-Wearing American Actor Is Barred From Aeroméxico Flight
08/02/16 23:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Waris Ahluwalia, who follows the Sikh religion, was not allowed to board a flight in Mexico City bound for New York unless, he said, he took off his turban for a security check.
» Director Comey: "Don't Be a Puppet"
08/02/16 23:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi's YouTube Videos. From: fbi Duration: 02:36 Director Comey's remarks introducing the FBI's Countering Violent Extremism website: https://cve.fbi.gov
» US faces shortcomings in coalition-building for anti-IS war
08/02/16 23:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. To doubters of its strategy for defeating the Islamic State, the Obama administration likes to tout its coalition of 66 nations and claim strength in numbers. But a year and a half into ...
» US Senators Offer Bill to Speed Electronic Warfare Development
08/02/16 23:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. The bill would also require the Pentagon to supply Congress with a strategic plan for enhancing its electronic warfare capabilities.             
» Hacker Posts FBI, DHS Employee Data - U.S. News & World Report
08/02/16 22:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. U.S. News & World Report Hacker Posts FBI , DHS Employee Data U.S. News & World Report A Twitter account used by the hacker linked to the DHS and FBI personnel data along with messages s...
» Commentary: Congress Must Prioritize Ballistic Missile Defense
08/02/16 22:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. Those at the “tip of the spear” must be sufficiently resourced to have the tools needed to protect our homeland             
» Photos: China welcomes the Year of the Monkey - PBS NewsHour
08/02/16 22:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. PBS NewsHour Photos: China welcomes the Year of the Monkey PBS NewsHour Performers take a part in a re-enactment of an ancient Qing Dynasty ceremony as the Lunar New Year of th...
» Homeland Security, FBI employee data dumped in hack
08/02/16 22:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. A hacker claiming to have downloaded information about thousands of FBI and Department of Homeland Security employees through a Justice Department computer follow...
» Once again, the VA turns down Navy vets for Agent Orange benefits
08/02/16 22:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. A federal court had ordered the VA to reassess its policy denying Agent Orange benefits to Navy sailors who served in the Vietnam War. The VA’s conclusion: They still don’t qualify.
» Kadyrov Tests Moscow’s Strategy in the North Caucasus
08/02/16 22:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. On February 2, Chechen ruler Ramzan Kadyrov convened an unusual gathering of followers of the Naqshbandi and Qadiriyya Sufi orders in Grozny. Apart from th...
» Bill Clinton Mocks Sanders’s Peace-Loving, Revolutionary Image
08/02/16 22:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Bill Clinton tore into the Sanders campaign Sunday at an event in New Hampshire, mocking Sanders’s anti-establishment, pro-revolution platform. The former president slammed the Sand...
» Bill Clinton: Hillary Wasn’t Responsible for Benghazi Consulate’s Security
08/02/16 22:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Former president Bill Clinton suggested Sunday that his wife Hillary Clinton was not responsible for the security of the Benghazi consulate while she was secretary of state, claimin...
» Hillary Clinton emails: FBI probe confirmed by State Department - Washington Times
08/02/16 22:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Washington Times Hillary Clinton emails: FBI probe confirmed by State Department Washington Times “The FBI's announcement confirms the investigation into Hillary Clinton's secret email s...
» Hacker group doxxes DHS, FBI employees - Business Insider
08/02/16 21:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google Blog Search. A hacker group calling itself DotGovs tweeted on Monday a link to what it claims is a directory of over 20,000 FBI employees. The data, encrypted with the password "lol,"...
» Cyberattack targets both FBI, Homeland Security department - WLS-TV
08/02/16 21:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Cyberattack targets both FBI , Homeland Security department WLS-TV At the FBI , 20,000 employee names, job titles, email addresses and phone numbers were found on this dark Internet site...
» Revolution in Russia: The impossible is impossible - Pravda
08/02/16 21:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Pravda Revolution in Russia : The impossible is impossible Pravda For the last couple of years, the Western press has been feeding upon numerous reports and articles about the propose...
» Russia's cutting-edge 'indestructible APC' could be sold abroad - RT
08/02/16 21:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RT Russia's cutting-edge 'indestructible APC' could be sold abroad RT One of Russia's newest state-of-the-art war machines, the extra-safe Bumerang APC, with outstanding active and pa...
» Will Turkey risk clashes with Russia to achieve its aims? - Russia Beyond the Headlines
08/02/16 21:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Guardian Will Turkey risk clashes with Russia to achieve its aims? Russia Beyond the Headlines 30, Turkey once again accused Russia's aerospace forces of violating its airspace – ...
» Заместитель Министра обороны России Анатолий Антонов проинформировал представителей военно-дипломатического корпуса о целях и задачах проводимой внезапной проверки боеготовности
08/02/16 21:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from RSS. Он отметил, что что все проводимые в рамках проверки мероприятия не подпадают под параметры, требующие обязательного уведомления европейских партнеров.
» Engage with Russia, and with North Korea - The Guardian (blog)
08/02/16 21:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Guardian (blog) Engage with Russia , and with North Korea The Guardian (blog) North Koreans gather at the Kim Il Sung Square to celebrate a satellite launch Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, ...
» МИД РФ: Радикальной оппозицией в Сирии манипулируют зарубежные спонсоры - Российская Газета
08/02/16 21:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Российская Газета МИД РФ: Радикальной оппозицией в Сирии манипулируют зарубежные спонсоры Российская Газета Официальный представитель МИД РФ Мария Захарова прокомментировала заявле...
» Syria war: neither political solution nor military victory are anywhere in sight
08/02/16 21:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. The chances of a diplomatic resolution solution are slim while Assad’s forces are far from victory – even with Russian help Syria’s war is facing a critical few days as refugees stre...
» 'Kremlin's Banker' and lover of Alexandra Tolstoy faces prison sentence
08/02/16 21:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news. The Russian oligarch Sergei Pugachev has already had his £1billion assets frozen by the High Court.
» 25 Killed in Clashes in Turkey's Kurdish Southeast
08/02/16 21:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. At least nine civilians and 16 rebel fighters have been killed as security forces battle militants of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast, the army and ...
» Arab states' military support needed to avoid defeat, says Syrian opposition
08/02/16 21:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. ‘The Russians will kill us all,’ say civilians forced to flee airstrikes in Aleppo but faced with gunfire at border with Turkey As pro-Assad militias advance and civilians flee, Saud...
» СМИ назвали предварительную причину жесткой посадки вертолета в Псковской области - Росбалт.RU
08/02/16 21:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Росбалт.RU СМИ назвали предварительную причину жесткой посадки вертолета в Псковской области Росбалт.RU Причиной жесткой посадки вертолета Ми-8 в Псковской области, по предваритель...
» Helicopter Crash Kills Four In Russia
08/02/16 21:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The Russian Defense Ministry says four people were killed when a military helicopter crashed in the northwestern Pskov region on February 8.
» Что делает спецназ Кадырова в Сирии?
08/02/16 21:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from SvobodaRadio's YouTube Videos. From: SvobodaRadio Duration: 53:54 Пресс-секретарь президента России Дмитрий Песков заявил, что по вопросам российской военной операции в Сирии следует "ориентироваться н...
» “Building a Soviet City: the Transformation of Königsberg”
08/02/16 21:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Latest From the Wilson Center. In continuation of our alumni interview series, we talked with Title VIII-supported Research Scholar Nicole Eaton to hear her reflections on her fellowship. Dr. Eaton, Assist...
» Врио губернатора Тульской области хорошо отозвался о команде прежнего губернатора - Интерфакс
08/02/16 21:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Интерфакс Врио губернатора Тульской области хорошо отозвался о команде прежнего губернатора Интерфакс Москва. 9 февраля. INTERFAX.RU - Исполняющий обязанности губернатора Тульской ...
» Wife of IS Leader Charged in Death of US Hostage
08/02/16 21:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The U.S. Justice Department has charged the wife of a now-deceased Islamic State leader for her alleged role in last year's death of American aid worker Kayla Mueller. Nisreen Assad Ibrah...
» Chechens Back Russians on the Ground in Syria Conflict
08/02/16 16:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . MOSCOW—Special forces from Russia’s mostly Muslim region of Chechnya are on the ground in Syria, helping the Kremlin’s warplanes strike opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, accordi...
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08/02/16 12:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Newsweek. Chechen spies loyal to the Kremlin have infiltrated Islamic State in Syria and are gathering intelligence the Russian air force uses to select bombing targets, the hardline leader of Chechnya tol...
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08/02/16 11:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from KP.RU :: Комсомольская правда. Среди боевиков запрещенной ...
» Peskov: One should ask Defense ministry about Russian troops in Syria
08/02/16 11:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia Beyond the Headlines. Russian Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that any request to confirm participation of Russian servicemen in the ground operation in Syria should be addressed to ...
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08/02/16 11:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Chechen spies loyal to the Kremlin have infiltrated Islamic State in Syria and are gathering intelligence the Russian air force uses to select bombing targets, the hardline leader of Chechnya told Russian sta...
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08/02/16 11:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Members of Chechnya's special forces have been fighting against the Islamic State in Syria since the terrorist organization's formation, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said during an i...
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08/02/16 11:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Kadyrov Offers a Chilling Glimpse Behind Putin's Closed Doors Newsweek - 1 hour ago 0208_putin_chechnya_kadyrov Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Chechnya's leader Ramzan Kadyrov at the Kremlin in M...