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China to face widespread flight delays due to three-week ‘military exercises’

PLA exercises thought to be cause of weeks of disruption in Shanghai, Nanjing and elsewhere

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 22 July, 2014, 5:03pm

Twelve mainland airports, many of them among the busiest, will be hit by widespread delays until the middle of next month because of what are believed to be PLA military exercises. 312 more words

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News You Really Need To See: "The Case Against Vladimir Putin"

“The Case Against Vladimir Putin”

Foreign Policy, July 21, 2014

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/07/21/the_case_against_vladimir_putin

“In laying out the administration’s indictment against Moscow, Obama and key members of his national security team have been pulling from a trove of classified intelligence. 223 more words

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Russian Intelligence Moves Back into Cuba

NoisyRoom.net

via Gulag Bound


Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (left) hugs Cuba’s President Raul Castro after a meeting at the Revolution Palace in Havana last week. 1,345 more words

motherbarbarian reblogged this on Revolt of the Barbarians and commented:

Russia and Cuba have signed an agreement to reopen Russia’s intelligence base in Castro’s paradise. It was one of their largest bases ever and Russia used to pay them two million a year in rent for it. Now, Russia will be listening in on the U.S. and the entire Western Hemisphere unmolested. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsFR8DbSRQE

Intelligence expert Schmidt-Eenboom: 'It's a huge scandal'

According to German media, an employee of Germany’s foreign intelligence agency has been arrested on suspicion of spying for the United States. Intelligence expert Schmidt-Eenboom tells DW why this case is outrageous. 810 more words

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News You Really Need To See: "Rebels’ Fast Strike in Iraq Was Years in the Making"

“Rebels’ Fast Strike in Iraq Was Years in the Making”

The New York Times, June 15, 2014, p.A1

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/15/world/middleeast/rebels-fast-strike-in-iraq-was-years-in-the-making.html?_r=0

“With just a few thousand fighters, ’s lightning sweep into Mosul and farther south appeared to catch many Iraqi and American officials by surprise.   267 more words

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News You Really Need To See: "Reliance on Russian Rocket Engines Worries U.S. Officials"

“Reliance on Russian Rocket Engines Worries U.S. Officials”

The Washington Post, June 1, 2014, p.A3

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/us-military-national-security-agencies-vexed-by-dependence-on-russian-rocket-engines/2014/05/30/19822e40-e6c0-11e3-8f90-73e071f3d637_story.html

“American spy satellites and classified military spacecraft are routinely launched into orbit with help from Russian rocket engines developed in the Soviet era.   359 more words

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