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Ratcliffe’s Spy Agenda: Investigate a Washington Post Leaker

Ratcliffe’s Spy Agenda: Investigate a Washington Post Leaker

Imagine the indictment of a former national security official in the Obama administration for violation of the Espionage Act. Imagine James Clapper or Sally Yates facing the same charges as Julian Assange or Chelsea Manning. That dream of right-wing media (and some left-wing critics) came one step closer to reality Sunday, when President Trump announced...

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GOP: Welcome to the Collusion Hall of Shame

GOP: Welcome to the Collusion Hall of Shame

Marc Thiessen, former aide to Sen. Jesse Helms, voices the Republican response. He says Attorney General Bill Barr’s four-page summaryof Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller’s 300-page report vindicates President Trump. He singles out former CIA director John Brennan Trump was right to revoke Brennan’s security clearance. He is among the worst of the worst, the Trump-Russia...

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Russian Intelligence Probed  for Dirt on Investors Who Backed Clinton

Russian Intelligence Probed for Dirt on Investors Who Backed Clinton

Buzzfeed provide a glimpse of another Russian intelligence operation targeting the U.S. government.  The Russian’s target in this case was the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, which enforces U.S. sanctions against Russia and Iran, as well as money laundering laws. The Russians sought information about the business partners of William Browder, a...

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Abrupt Withdrawals Leave Trump Besieged by the National Security Establishment

Abrupt Withdrawals Leave Trump Besieged by the National Security Establishment

The phrase “the deep state” means different things to different people. The Deep State news blog reports on all of them by covering the world’s secret intelligence agencies. On December 19, The Deep State news blog (deepstateblog.org) achieved its fall 2018 fundraising goal of $9,000. Thanks to 44 donors, we have paid off the cost...