A grand jury has released an indictment against four defendants in the Yahoo hacking case, including two Russian FSB officers.
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Now that he has established a firm foothold in Syria following 18 months of direct military intervention, Russia’s strongman, Vladimir Putin, has to politically safeguard his gains in order to ensure their long-term consolidation and present the world with a fait accompli.
Reports of the Kremlin's recent development of weapons systems indicate what would be one of the most severe breaches of the INFT since its ratification in 1988.
Both the United States and Russia appear to want a rapprochement, but Washington might not be willing to accept Vladimir Putin's terms.
No less than Trump’s diatribes about “the dishonest media,” the intelligence agencies' examination of RT in their report on Russian election interference serves to remind us that media criticism isn’t a job for the federal government.
Back in the 1980s the USG convened the Active Measures Working Group to counteract Soviet disinformation. Perhaps it is time to think about reestablishing it ...
Several points on the recently released cache of memos alleging communication between the Trump campaign and Russian officials and the possession by the Russian government of highly compromising material against Trump.
The United States' seemingly insufficient reaction may have been informed by international law; the United States might have responded to the DNC hack as it did because international law did not permit it to do more. Limited state recourse to escalatory self-help measures is a feature of the modern international legal order—but, as the DNC hack, Sony hack, and growing number of similar cyber-enabled interferences demonstrate, in cyberspace this feature may have become a bug.
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has published a declassified version of the intelligence community's report on "Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent U.S. Elections," written by CIA, FBI, and NSA. President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump have now been briefed on the classified version of the report.
The report is available here and is also included below.
Yesterday's Senate Armed Services hearing on Russian hacking augurs quite badly for Trump if he is really hell-bent on a major confrontation with the intelligence community over its Russia conclusions.