Category Archives: Elections

US Officials: Russia Think Tank plotted “2016 Election Interference”

“The authors of this idea have failed to reconcile in their conspiratorial mindset the existing realities with the desired fantasies to once again draw attention of the public to the alleged Russia’s intervention in the election campaign in the United … Continue reading

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UK — Robert Hannigan steps down as GCHQ boss [Interview – Video]

“Technology and the internet are overwhelmingly brilliant things for human progress. Unfortunately there will always be people who want to abuse the latest technology. And it’s our job to deal with that dark side.” Robert Hannigan — Former GCHQ Director … Continue reading

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SWEDEN — SAPO: “Foreign Powers are trying to influence elections”

“”It is becoming more and more obvious that foreign powers are trying to influence elections around the world. Sweden is not immune. We can note there are influence operations against Sweden and we expect such operations, aimed at next year’s … Continue reading

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European States concerned about the Kremlin’s “information war”.

“I would like to ask the head of MI5 if he also sees the hand of the Kremlin in the appointment of Boris Johnson as head of the Foreign Office.” Maria Zakharova — spokeswoman for Russia’s foreign ministry. According to … Continue reading

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CIA Covert Ops in Italy Lasted Long After the 1948 Elections (National Security Archive)

“Despite rhetoric, Eisenhower was not prepared to intervene militarily to block Communists short of forcible seizure of power.” Dr. Ronald D. Landa State Department — Office of the Historian Washington, D.C. February 7, 2017 – CIA covert aid to Italy … Continue reading

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