Tags: USA

BREAKING: US intelligence report on Clinton leaks provides no evidence of Russian involvement

A week ago, following release of Grizzly Steppe, the FBI/Homeland Security report supposedly substantiating the US intelligence community’s report that Russian intelligence was behind the hacking of the DNC and of Podesta, I said that the Russian hacking scandal is starting more and more to resemble the Iraq WMD debacle, with one dodgy dossier succeeding…

Russian cyber experts: Hackers state origin nearly impossible to trace

Rueconomics.ruAs for the technical side of the question, the specialist in competitive intelligence and information technology Elena Larina, says today, no country in the world has tools for digital investigation, which will allow to establish the identity of a particular country of international hacker groups shortly after the attack.Larina cites the example of the investigation by "Kaspersky Lab"…

How America’s Support for Israel Helps Daesh Find New Recruits

Place yourself in the mind of a Palestinian. You have just been told by the Secretary of State of the outgoing US Administration in Washington that your people should have «a future of freedom and dignity» and «the Israeli Government’s program of establishing civilian settlements in the occupied territory is inconsistent with international law». Might…

America’s Supposed “Enemies” Are Literally Disappearing…But They Won’t Likely Gently Fade Away

China, Russia, and Iran seem to be the most frequently mentioned state level "enemies" of America (not my view but that of the federal government). This article offers a different reason why these nations likely fear America, why America may need to fear them, and why they may band together in WWIII… all in under five minutes. To…

Very Powerful People In The U.S. Government Want War – This Is Their Sales Pitch

The rising hysteria about Russia is best understood as fulfilling two needs for Official Washington: the Military Industrial Complex’s transitioning from the “war on terror” to a more lucrative “new cold war” – and blunting the threat that a President Trump poses to the neoconservative/liberal-interventionist foreign-policy establishment.   By hyping the Russian “threat,” the neocons…

“Blind Faith” Has Ended: The World Is A Complicated Place (And Getting More So)

"I’ve got news for you," warns Bloomberg's Richard Breslow, the world is a complicated place and getting more so, not less… This is not your happy, some would say mind-numbing, environment where the only thing that ultimately mattered was blind faith in the global commitment of central banks to “do whatever it takes”. It will…

Payrolls Preview: Blame Weakness On Weather, Strength On Trump

With all eyes likely on wage growth indications in the subtext of tomorrow's payrolls report (following The Fed Minutes' comments on full employment), Goldman Sachs is forecasting a better-than-expected 0.3% rebound in average hourly earnings (helped by more favorable calendar effects) and a better-than-expected 180k payrolls print (albeit with a small rise in the unemployment…