Trump Discussed Pulling U.S. From NATO, Aides Say Amid New Concerns Over Russia

There are few things that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia desires more than the weakening of NATO, the military alliance among the United States, Europe and Canada that has deterred Soviet and Russian aggression… Read More

Here are 18 reasons Trump could be a Russian asset

by Max Boot On Friday, the New York Times reported that “in the days after President Trump fired James B. Comey as F.B.I. director, law enforcement officials became so concerned by the president’s behavior that… Read More

Trump: I knew nothing about Manafort sharing poll data with alleged Russian spy

President Donald Trump on Thursday said he knew “nothing” about his then-campaign chief Paul Manafort sharing polling data with an alleged Russian spy during the 2016 presidential campaign. Trump’s comment came two days after Manafort’s… Read More

Mattis resigns after clash with Trump over troop withdrawal from Syria and Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned Thursday after clashing with President Trump over the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria and Afghanistan, saying in a parting letter that the president deserves someone atop the Pentagon “better… Read More

Trump doesn’t take Russian electoral interference seriously. This is what Democrats did to oppose it in 2018.

In the last few years bots, trolls and hackers have become a new and unfortunate part of our politics here in the U.S., as new reports prepared for the Senate intelligence committee showed this week…. Read More

New report on Russian disinformation, prepared for the Senate, shows the operation’s scale and sweep

A report prepared for the Senate that provides the most sweeping analysis yet of Russia’s disinformation campaign around the 2016 election found the operation used every major social media platform to deliver words, images and… Read More