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Are We on the Cusp of the First Ever Cyber World War?
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Are We on the Cusp of the First Ever Cyber World War?
March 15, 2020

America’s enemies are in no position to fight a hot war  – for the time being. They know that. In the meantime, President Trump has continually stepped up trade wars and financial sanctions that some countries are now finding too much and are soon to fight back.

Now It’s Official: US Visa Can Be Denied If You (Or Even Your Friends) Are Critical of American Policies
September 5, 2019

As America’s Founding Father Benjamin Franklin once reportedly observed, “Those who would give up essential Liberty to purchase a little temporary Safety will wind up with neither.”

Now It’s Official: US Visa Can Be Denied If You (Or Even Your Friends) Are Critical of American Policies
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How the Department of Homeland Security Created a Deceptive Tale of Russia Hacking US Voter Sites
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How the Department of Homeland Security Created a Deceptive Tale of Russia Hacking US Voter Sites
September 3, 2018

The narrative about Russian cyberattacks on American election infrastructure is a self-interested abuse of power by DHS based on distortion of evidence, writes Gareth Porter.

Amazon’s Fusion With the State Shows Neoliberalism’s Drift to Neo-Fascism
July 2, 2018

From Amazon to Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft and PayPal – among others – revelations poured out confirming the ongoing abuse of user data by monopolistic corporations, as well as their growing role as vendors of surveillance technology to the U.S. police state, military, and migrant detention agencies.

Amazon’s Fusion With the State Shows Neoliberalism’s Drift to Neo-Fascism
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US Government & Press Lie Constantly, with Total Impunity
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US Government & Press Lie Constantly, with Total Impunity
August 9, 2017

On August 2nd, US President Donald Trump signed into law increased sanctions against Russia, which had been passed 98-2 in the Senate and 419-3 in the House. This new law stated in Section 211, «Congress makes the following findings» as the basis for greatly hiking the economic sanctions against Russia

Foisting Blame for Cyber-hacking on Russia
July 3, 2017

Cyber-criminal efforts to hack into U.S. government databases are epidemic, but this ugly reality is now being exploited to foist blame on Russia and fuel the New Cold War hysteria, reports Gareth Porter.

Foisting Blame for Cyber-hacking on Russia
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International Cyber Attack: Roots Traced to US National Security Agency
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International Cyber Attack: Roots Traced to US National Security Agency
May 14, 2017

The overwhelming majority of the infections appeared in Russia. The ransomware hit about 1,000 computers at the Russian Interior Ministry, though the agency’s servers were not affected thanks to using the national Elbrus operating system instead of Windows.