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Clapper: Trump Would Not Be President Without Russian Interference

Posted on · In his new book, Facts and Fears, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper discusses Russian meddling in the 2016 election and the lessons he’s learned from a life in intelligence.

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Kasparov Warns Low Oil Prices Making Putin’s Russia More Aggressive

Posted on · Garry Kasparov is one of the greatest chess players in history. But for more than a decade, he's been playing a much different, and potentially deadlier, game: Russian politics. He's now in self-imposed exile after years as one of Vladimir Putin's most vocal critics. Kasparov is now chairman of the nonprofit Human Rights Foundation, based […]