Category Archives: National Security

U.S. Intelligence Chiefs Contradict Trump on North Korea and Iran – By Julian E. Barnes and David E. Sanger – The New York Times

By Julian E. Barnes and David E. Sanger Jan. 29, 2019 463 WASHINGTON — A new American intelligence assessment of global threats has concluded that North Korea is “unlikely to give up” all of its nuclear stockpiles, and that Iran … Continue reading

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Meet the KGB Spies Who Invented Fake News – By Adam B. Ellick- Adam Westbrook and Jonah M. Kessel – The New York Times

Meet the KGB Spies Who Invented Fake News By Adam B. Ellick, Adam Westbrook and Jonah M. Kessel via Breaking News, World News & Multimedia – The New York Times David Lindsay: This is an excellent video piece about the … Continue reading

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The Real Threat to National Security: Deadly Disease – The New York Times

“While the Trump administration is proposing significantly increased military spending to enhance our national security, it seems to have lost sight of the greatest national security threat of all: our fight against infectious disease. We already spend far more on … Continue reading

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However Much Trump Spends on Arms- We Can’t Bomb Ebola – Nicholas Kristof – NYT

“One can’t help wondering: If U.S. aid programs had invested in education in Yemen, might we have reduced today’s terrorism and violence? One study found that a doubling of primary school enrollment in a poor country halves the risk of … Continue reading

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The Spy Revolt Against Donald Trump Begins | John Shindler – Observer

“In a recent column, I explained how the still-forming Trump administration is already doing serious harm to America’s longstanding global intelligence partnerships. In particular, fears that the White House is too friendly to Moscow are causing close allies to curtail … Continue reading

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