U.S. military hackers have been given the go-ahead to gain access to Russian cyber systems as part of potential retaliation for any meddling in America’s elections.
Russia’s efforts to destabilize Western democracies through computer hacking, disinformation and propaganda are having success across Europe, and NATO is taking notice.
For nearly two decades, British-American scholar Fiona Hill has followed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s trajectory.
The mission of the Election Assistance Commission — the nation’s first federal agency created to oversee elections at every level of government — has never been clear, and more than 15 years later, critics say the agency has succumbed to the whims of partisan operatives.
A bill that would have significantly bolstered the nation’s electoral security has been held up in the Senate at the behest of the White House, which expressed its displeasure with the proposed legislation.
Russian attempts to dupe, confuse or weaken the West date back at least to the early decades of the 20th century. An outfit called the Cheka charted a course that’s still being followed today.
A package of baseball season tickets owned by President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort was a major topic of discussion on Friday at his trial for charges including money laundering, financial fraud and tax investigation.