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US Intel Vets Demand Obama Show Proof of Russian Hacking or Admit It Doesn’t Exist

(ANTIMEDIA) Wasington – A group of intelligence, military, and diplomatic veterans known as Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, or VIPS, have signed a letter calling on President Barack Obama to release evidence regarding alleged Russian interference in the election. Otherwise, the letter asserts, the outgoing president must admit proof is lacking. VIPS was formed in 2003. […]

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Trump, Putin Teams Dispute Allegations of Upcoming Meeting

(teleSUR) Washington – While it doesn’t appear any formal meeting between the two has been set up, Trump has been very vocal about restoring relations between the two nations. A news report by the Sunday Times announcing an upcoming meeting between President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin has been debunked by both teams. […]

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Drain the Swamp? Two of Trump’s Top Picks Label Russia as ‘Major Threat’

(GPA) Washington – Today, in a move that shouldn’t surprise anyone paying attention, two of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks continued the American military and intelligence tradition of labeling Russia among the top threats to The United States. In hearings on Capitol Hill today, critical opinions on US Russian relations were voiced by both Mike […]

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WaPo’s Factcheck of WikiLeaks Highlights Paper’s Strange View of Facts

(FAIR) Washington – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Fox News, 1/3/17) again denied that the leaked e-mails he published during the election came from Russia—an assertion contradicted by many anonymous US intelligence officials. “We can say, we have said repeatedly over the last two months, that our source is not the Russian government, and it is not […]

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Misreading Trump, Putin and US-Russian Relations

(SCF) Washington – The ongoing biases against Russia lead to new matters to refute. Matching the gross one-sidedness of her Washington Post (WaPo) employer, Kathleen Parker’s January 6 essay «If Obama Is a Muslim, Is Trump a Russian Spy?», overlooks some damning points running counter to her faulty slant. Donald Trump has taken back his […]

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US Refuses to Provide Evidence to Back Russian Meddling Claims

(teleSUR) Washington – According to the U.S., intelligence agencies should decide what information the public needs. According to the U.S. State Department, it is up to that country’s intelligence community to decide when and what information to release to the public. State Department spokesperson John Kirby suggested as much Monday when explaining why they don’t have to […]

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Top 5 News Stories This Week

(GPA) Detroit – While the US media has spent all week panicking about alleged ‘Russian hacking,’ there have been multiple major stories that they’ve missed. As we come to another week’s end, here are some key news stories that broke this week.   Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing on Russian Hacking Yesterday the US senate […]

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Key Takeaways From the Senate Hearing on ‘Russian Hacking’

(GPA) Washington D.C. – Today the Senate Armed Services Committee hosted hearings on the accusations of Russian hacking during the 2016 presidential election. While no concrete conclusions were reached, a lot of accusations were thrown around. Most noticeable from this morning’s hearings the major differences between president-elect Donald Trump and other members of the Republican […]