The Alleged Leaked Intelligence: A Classic Russian Playbook Move

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Cynthia M. Lardner

“The FBI, as part of our counterintelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. And that includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government, and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia’s efforts,” testified FBI Director James Comey before the House Intelligence Committee (HIC) hearing held on Monday.

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NATO’s Importance to the Security of the United States

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Cynthia M. Lardner

 

A Conversation with Jamie Shea, NATO’s Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges

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Justice, Security and Rule of Law: The Pakistani-India Conflict

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Cynthia M. Lardner

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Why Vladimir Putin Favours Hillary Clinton in the American Presidential Campaign

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Cynthia M. Lardner

While the Trump campaign has vociferously applauded the Kremlin and its alleged support, the reality is that the joke is on Donald Trump. The other reality is that Moscow would much prefer to deal Secretary Clinton as president.

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Exploring the Depth: NATO, EU and the troubled Kiev

A pro-Russian man holds a Russian flag behind an armed servicemen on top of a Russian army vehicle outside a Ukrainian border guard post in the Crimean town of Balaclava

 

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Anant Mishra

Introduction

2014 saw a political overspill that created chaos in Ukraine and drew the line in the Russian–Western relations, which essentially began in the aftermath of the fall of Berlin in 1989.

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Putin vs the World

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Robert Barrett

Machiavelli would be disgusted by the current leaders of the free world. The question they keep asking is: how do we stop Putin in Ukraine? They would do well to remember that if an injury must be done to a man, it should be of such a kind that you need not fear his retaliation. Putin must be destroyed, at least as a political actor. But how to topple a man as yet untouched by diplomatic sanctions, costly foreign conflicts and, most importantly, a collapsing economy?

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