Despite a fair bit of news coverage about the Battle for East Aleppo and its subsequent conclusion here in “the West,” almost no one has done a follow up to the story. What happened to the refugees of East Aleppo, where did they go and how are they connected to Idlib & Palmyra?
After an intelligence leak last week, cyber security analysts suggest that the Russian Government has finally developed a means to hack through the encryption services offered by the popular messaging App known as Telegram. Learn why this has major implications on military movement inside the Middle East.
Jeff Woodburn, a Democrat serving in the NH Senate, has proposed new laws which would prohibit the sale of Russian made vodka from New Hampshire stores as a form of punishment for ‘the Russian hacking of the US election in 2016.’ Does this law have any legal grounds, or by proposing to interfer in international trade relations is Mr. Woodburn overstepping his authority as a State Senator?
That headline does make sense, but this whole Russian Hacking/fake news fiasco just keeps getting weirder by the day.
Did we finally just find proof of Russian hacking inside a “fake news” story? – how ironic
My first attempt at writing a “satire”? Perhaps I might not get the core principle involved.
This is some next level conspiracy writing though.
Multiple reports have been published this week allegedly confirming that, under the orders of Vladimir Putin himself, Russia hacked into and influenced the 2016 US National Election season. What does a wider look at the situation reveal?
According to reports early Monday morning, Libyan Loyalists have completely liberated Sirte from Islamic State control – concluding a 6 month long battle for the city. Sirte, the birthplace of Muammar Gaddafi, was also the last remaining stronghold of the Islamic State in the country of Libya.
Infrastructure on the Western Coast of the United States was hit with a large DDoS attack at precisely the same time, everyday for 10 days, with each new attack lasting 8.5 – 24hours. As for where the attacks are coming from, no one has claimed responsibility and there are no known leads as of yet.
According to a state run newspaper in China, Donald Trumps phone call with Taiwans President revealed his “inexperience in dealing with foreign affairs.” China is particularly ‘agitated’ right now over Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership next month.
After returning from Brussels, Germany for diplomatic outreach/assistance, Ethiopia’s “opposition leader” was arrested by Federal police as soon as he returned to the country. Learn more about the history of events leading to the headline today.
On December 1, 2016, Congress ratified a revised version of the peace agreement between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) after the original deal was rejected by a referendum on 2 October. The ratification paves the way for the FARC to begin to demobilize and disarm in a process to be implemented over six months.
The state of Vermont just approved the resettlement of 100 refugees from the Syrian Civil War, into the City of Rutland. Meanwhile, the issue of “banning” refugees from War from regions has been in the National spotlight for the better part of the year – with strong feelings on both side of the issue.