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When an elite Russian hacking team attempted to break into hundreds of intelligence targets this year, they used a clever tool to cover their tracks: the mobile and home computer networks of unsuspecting Americans

A former top Saudi intelligence official who is living in exile has accused Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (known as MBS) of plotting to kill then-King Abdullah. DETAILS:

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Rainfall has become more extreme in China as temperatures have increased. How can people prepare for the deluge? Sponge cities are one answer says @studersc , The Economist’s China correspondent, on “To a Lesser Degree

Why do we have accents when we speak in a foreign language? The answer, @lanegreene  explains on “The Intelligence”, lies in the unspoken and subtle rules of languages

Defence secretary Ben Wallace faced questions from MPs over the failure of intelligence to adequately assess the Taliban takeover. Latest news:

Chasing Opportunity. @agoodmanbacon , @OIGInstitute  senior research economist, explores what "opportunity" is, who has access to it, and how we can expand it to all and for all Americans. Read the featured article in the latest issue of For All magazine:

Sales of new homes in the U.S. rose in September, even though home prices rose to a new high. Americans may be seeing “something of a revival in the housing market," an economist said.

Just 16% of U.S. adults said they thought their states’ congressional maps would be drawn fairly, while 44% said they thought the maps would be drawn unfairly, per an August YouGov/Economist poll.

Canadian military intelligence delivered "wrong assessments" about the initial threat posed by Covid-19 in Wuhan. Intelligence officers advised defense minister the outbreak had been contained and “significant disease spread outside China is unlikely.”

Corporate leaders understand the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce, but middle managers who often fall back on “casual prejudice,” says UBS Chief Economist Paul Donovan

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BREAKING: China has concealed the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in its country, under-reporting both total cases and deaths, the U.S. intelligence community concluded in a classified report

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WOW. Soon after he offered public assurances that the government was ready to battle coronavirus, Senate Intelligence Committee ChairmanRichard Burr sold off between $582,029 and $1.56 million of his holdings on Feb. 13 in 29 separate transactions.

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s decision to cancel all election security briefings for the Congress is a shocking abdication of its responsibility to keep Congress informed.

“Senate Intelligence Panel found absolutely no evidence of collusion. There was no evidence that the Trump campaign conspired with the Russian government to influence 2016, affirming the findings of other investigations.” Daily Caller

John Bolton, one of the dumbest people I’ve met in government and sadly, I’ve met plenty, states often that I respected, and even trusted, Vladimir Putin of Russia more than those in our Intelligence Agencies. While of course that is not true, if the first people you met from....

Trump announces that he spoke to Putin today and no reporter asks what he said to Putin. No reporter asks what he said to Putin about intelligence reports that Putin is paying to kill American soldiers.

Intelligence has just reported to me that I was correct, and that they did NOT bring up the CoronaVirus subject matter until late into January, just prior to my banning China from the U.S. Also, they only spoke of the Virus in a very non-threatening, or matter of fact, manner...

Trump’s dead of night decision to fire ICIG Michael Atkinson is another blatant attempt to gut the independence of the Intelligence Community and retaliate against those who dare to expose presidential wrongdoing. It puts our country and national security at even greater risk.

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1. I’ve had a chance to check in with sources, including two US officials who had intelligence briefings after the strike on Suleimani. Here is what I’ve learned. According to them, the evidence suggesting there was to be an imminent attack on American targets is “razor thin”.

We count on the intelligence community to inform Congress of any threat of foreign interference in our elections. If reports are true and the President is interfering with that, he is again jeopardizing our efforts to stop foreign meddling. Exactly as we warned he would do.

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