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Watch FBI Director James Comey Face More Senate Questions About Russia Hacking

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 05.03.2017 | Politics

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Rep. Darrell Issa Suggests Trump-Russia Inquiry Needs Special Prosecutor, Not Jeff Sessions

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.25.2017 | Politics

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said during an interview on “Real Time With Bill Maher” on Friday night that the investigation into Russia’s ties t...

Of Hacks And Men -- Trump And American Cyberdefense

Rafael Salazar | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics
Rafael Salazar

As Donald J. Trump' bizzaro world fantasy becomes our frightening reality, the President-elect has gone out of his way to remind us that the rules of administrations past no longer apply.

Trump Called Russia America's 'Biggest Problem' In 2014

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 01.17.2017 | Politics

Donald Trump may now gush that Russia is doing “great things,” but as recently as 2014 he called the nation America’s “biggest problem.” Tr...

Making Sense Of The Trump Russia Morass

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.15.2017 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The saga of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin seems to get more complex and less clear each week.

Russia Made The Difference In The Election

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.08.2017 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

While more information may come out, the basic gist of the story is clear, and the unwillingness of the Republican Party, who are the ones with power in Washington now to do anything about it, is also apparent.

Weekend Roundup: America’s Crisis Of Social Intelligence

Nathan Gardels | Posted 01.07.2017 | World
Nathan Gardels

If the recent U.S. presidential election campaign was about defining American reality, little has been decided. The ongoing inability to arrive at a s...

U.S.-Russia Relations Are Increasingly Unpredictable -- And Syria Is On The Line

Anastasya Manuilova | Posted 12.31.2016 | World
Anastasya Manuilova

MOSCOW – After months of speculation around Russian intervention in the U.S. presidential election, we seem to be hitting a tipping point. In a stro...

Year-End Roundup: In 2016, The World Passed The Tipping Point Into A Perilous New Era

Nathan Gardels | Posted 12.30.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

In the 2015 WorldPost Year-End Roundup, we observed that we were then “on the cusp of a tipping point” in the race between a world coming together...

How We Should Be Thinking About Russia's Role In The Election

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.25.2016 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The U.S. may want to take a long frank look at how decades of our involvement in the domestic politics of many countries, sometimes with good intentions but sometimes with only our interests in mind, may have created an environment that both emboldened Putin and muted criticism of his actions outside of the U.S.

RussiaGate And The Fall Of American Integrity

Melissa Bartick | Posted 12.20.2016 | Politics
Melissa Bartick

At this moment, more than ever, we rely on our journalists to expose what is happening in our government, and we rely on free speech of Americans, and our right to protest.

Weekend Roundup: Russian Intrusion in the U.S. Election Signals a New 'Code War'

Nathan Gardels | Posted 12.17.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

Russian hackers have been implicated by the CIA and FBI in an audacious effort to sway voters in the recent U.S. presidential election in the directio...

Hillary To Vlad: Thanks For The Excuse

Michael Lissack | Posted 12.16.2016 | Politics
Michael Lissack

President Obama and Hillary Clinton have joined forces to deny the obvious and mislead the American people -- and now they are doing Vladimir Putin's ...

GOP Leaders Ignored Repeated Requests To Go Further In Condemning Russia's Hacking

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 12.14.2016 | Politics

In mid-October, as the presidential campaign turned daily over the release of hacked emails from the account of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta...

Bipartisan Select Committee Needed To Investigate Russian Interference

Sen. Byron Dorgan | Posted 12.13.2016 | Politics
Sen. Byron Dorgan

If there is a list of urgent priorities facing the president-elect and a new Congress, at the top of that list should be an investigation of the attempts by Russia to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.

Cyber Warfare Amongst Us: Election 2016

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 12.12.2016 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Is it 2016? Or 1984? https://twitter.com/thehill/status/807673521065328640 Donald Trump won the electoral college vote, but lost the popular vote by...

The December 19 Electoral College Vote Must Be Postponed Until We Figure Out What's Going On With Russian Electoral Interference

Seth Abramson | Posted 12.12.2016 | Politics
Seth Abramson

In a post-truth political sphere, it’s almost impossible to find consensus. Trump won the Electoral College resoundingly; Clinton won the popular vo...

Putin: Hacking U.S. Not In Russia's Interests

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 10.12.2016 | World

The scandal that erupted in the United States over allegations Russia hacked Democratic Party emails has not been in Moscow’s interests and both sid...

U.S. Probes Possible Russian Cyber-Meddling In Election

The Washington Post | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 09.06.2016 | World

U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies are investigating what they see as a broad covert Russian operation in the United States to sow public ...

The American Answer To A Questioned Democracy

Alfredo J. Ramirez | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics
Alfredo J. Ramirez

It seems Americans, like most people, are naturally against foreign state interventions or manipulation, especially when the outcome has significant consequences for the future of our nation and international arena.

FBI Investigates Another Possible Russian Hack Of Democratic Group: Report

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics

By Joseph Menn, Dustin Volz and Mark Hosenball SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI is investigating a cyber intrusion at the Democratic Congr...

Hacking Back and the Cyber Balance of Power

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 12.14.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

The Washington Post front page article on October 10 "Hacked Firms Quietly Talk about Fighting Fire with Fire" about growing corporate anger over successive cyber attacks has a new message: go on the offensive. Hack back! They are not alone.

Russia Accused Of Hacking Hundreds Of Western, Asian Companies

Reuters | Jim Finkle | Posted 03.23.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. cybersecurity firm says it has gathered evidence that the Russian government spied on hundreds of American, European and...