Jan 27, 9:28 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Precious Silva 01/27/19 AT 9:19 PM American spies expressed concern over the risks in space as Russia and China continue to develop weapons. Furthermore, the StratCom chief has warned that the two countries have hypersonic missile technology that the United States might not be able to catch up to or even defend against.One of the conclusions of the U.S. intelligence community's strategy report for 2019 is the increasing threat of Russia and China's space weapons. Aside from becoming more powerful, space technology is also getting cheaper which means that poorer countries and non-state entities alike could potentially gain access to orbital weaponry in the future.It was just last December when Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that a new hypersonic missile system would launch in 2019. He added that the new missile technology would be … [Read more...] about US Intelligence Warns Against Dangers In Space Because Of Russia And China
Jan 27, 8:49 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Bobby Ilich 01/14/19 AT 10:23 PM Two reports in recent days have shed additional light on President Donald Trump's relationship with both Russia and President Vladimir Putin. The New York Times reported that the FBI launched an investigation in 2017 to determine whether Trump was working on behalf of Russia's interests, while the Washington Post cited U.S. officials that Trump suppressed five conversations with Putin, which included Trump confiscating his interpreter's notes. In a phone interview Saturday with Fox News host Jeanine Pirro, Trump denied allegations that he is working with Russia."I think it’s the most insulting thing I’ve ever been asked," Trump said. “I think it’s the most insulting article I’ve ever had written, and if you read the article you’ll see that they found absolutely … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s Russia Ties: The Many Examples Of Trump And His Family Discussing Business Deals
Jan 27, 8:49 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Precious Silva 01/27/19 AT 8:45 PM The U.S. Missile Defense Review published recently revealed the country's plans to study space weapons. However, Moscow sees the initiative as only a way to create further tensions between the two countries.According to the review, the Defense Department will be studying the use of space weapons to intercept enemy missiles from their launch pads. Space weapons, in this case, include orbiting missiles, space lasers, ray guns and possibly particle beams. While it is part of the Trump administration's initiative to “expand the scope of what we’re postured to defend against,” Moscow views the idea differently."We once again call on Washington to show prudence and abandon such irresponsible adventures that would have extremely negative consequences for the entire international community and for the … [Read more...] about Russia To US: Drop Space Weapon Plans
The special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s indictment of Roger Stone on charges of lying to Congress, obstructing an official proceeding, and witness tampering plops the political provocateur in the hot, deep soup of the Russia scandal, and holds him under for what seems like an eternity. Stone promptly surfaced Friday—arms flung wide in Nixonian victory signs—to claim his arrest was “politically motivated” and promise he’ll plead not guilty. President Donald Trump used the occasion to reprise his “Witch Hunt” and “No Collusion” themes on Twitter. But the indictment trusses and binds Stone with emails and text messages of remarkable specificity that not even the best defense attorney will find easy to untangle. Story Continued Below Stone, the indictment alleges, lied to Congress about his contacts with WikiLeaks, Julian Assange’s organization that released the Russian-hacked Democratic National Committee emails and … [Read more...] about Week 88: Did Stone’s Indictment Finally Tie Trump’s Campaign to Russia?
The U.S. position received support of varying degrees from about half a dozen of the council’s 15 countries, including France and Germany, which said they would recognize Guaido unless Maduro calls new elections within eight days. In addition to Russia, at least three other countries were strongly opposed; several abstained. No formal resolution was drafted. … [Read more...] about U.S., Russia clash at United Nations over crisis in Venezuela and who is legitimate president