Parliament is asking Facebook, Twitter and others about potential efforts by Moscow to influence voters, as it did in the U.S. and France. Can we stop blaming everything on Russia? Source: U.K. … Continue reading U.K. Parliament Asks: Did Russia Try to Sway Brexit Vote?
“#ComeyDay is a wrap, folks! Here are our main takeaways: https://t.co/PMvGBe3G17” Pretty much nothing happened. Source: FiveThirtyEight on Twitter Continue reading FiveThirtyEight’s Take on the Comey Testimoney
NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks to Carnegie Mellon University researcher Dov Levin about his historical database that tracks U.S. involvement in meddling with foreign elections over the years. This is hardly the first … Continue reading Database Tracks History Of U.S. Meddling In Foreign Elections : NPR
The most astonishing aspect of the discourse on Russia is how little attention is paid to the risks of fueling a new Cold War. Great article and very true… do we really … Continue reading The New Yorker’s Big Cover Story Reveals Five Uncomfortable Truths About U.S. and Russia
GOP lawmaker Devin Nunes says there is no need for a special prosecutor. Both the House and Senate Intelligence committees are probing what intelligence officials say is Russia interference in last year’s … Continue reading House Intelligence chairman denies evidence of Trump team’s ties to Russia
President Donald Trump defended his willingness to warm relations with Russia by suggesting that the alternative might be nuclear holocaust. Since going to war with Russia doesn’t really make sense, perhaps Trump … Continue reading Trump: US should get along with Russia because of threat of ‘nuclear holocaust’
“These are truly baffling and horrifying times, as we have an incompetent president who is essentially owned by a foreign power.” Moby claims to have inside information that Trump is being blackmailed … Continue reading Moby Claims Donald Trump Is Being Blackmailed by Russia, Wants War With Iran
Trump’s critics can do him no bigger favor than using dubious, discredited tactics to attack him. There are solutions to Trump. They involve reasoned strategizing and patient focus on issues people actually … Continue reading Democrats’ War With President-Elect, Using Unverified Claims, Could Backfire
Nikita Khrushchev felt the Soviet Union had “voted” for JFK. Kennedy only won by 200,000 votes and Khrushchev probably tipped the election towards Kennedy intentionally by not releasing the U2 pilot Francis … Continue reading This Kremlin leader bragged about tipping a U.S. presidential election
But as both sides begin arming their cyberweapons, it is critical for the public to be confident that the evidence is really there, and to understand the potential … Continue reading Don’t be so sure Russia hacked the Clinton emails – Reuters
The “Anything Goes” media mentality when it comes to Russia strikes again. No, our electric grid was not hacked by the Russians. A piece of malware was found on a random laptop not … Continue reading Russia Hysteria Infects WashPost Again: False Story About Hacking U.S. Electric Grid
The president’s move to punish Russia has scrambled partisan lines. Finally a balanced look at the whole “Russia hacking the US election” charges and the reactions all around. … Continue reading Does Anyone Know What to Make of Obama’s Sanctions?