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    European security becomes a matter of the EU only

    A rift between the U.S. and the E.U. in the military sphere has become wider. On November 22 the U.S. formally withdrew from the open-sky treaty that accelerated European security. The 1992 treaty allows the 34 member countries to conduct short notice, unarmed, reconnaissance flights over the...
  2. Diane Lane

    ISIS Recruiters Planned to open Jihadi smuggling route from Syria to US via Mexico

    Those of us living near the southern border of the United States have been watchful for a while, thinking something like this was probably going on behind the scenes. I've heard reports for a few years now that the Mexican drug cartels have been collaborating with Hamas, which was very alarming...
  3. Diane Lane

    Iranian Hackers Indicted by U.S. Department of Justice

    Iranian hackers were indicted by the United States Department of Justice two days ago, relating to cyber attacks on 46 financial institutions and also a dam in New York state. Since many, if not most of the hackers probably reside outside of the U.S., it may be difficult to actually bring them...
  4. Diane Lane

    Lebanon Says Missiles Sent to Portland, Maine on Serbian Flight For Research Purposes

    I'm not sure what to think of this, but obviously it doesn't pass the sniff test. If it smells like explosives, it probably isn't for training purposes. The situation seems odd to me, and I think Serbian officials did the correct thing in intervening and removing the missiles. Lebanon: Missiles...