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Article: Unable to Buy U.S. Military Drones, Allies Place Orders With China

Jeremy Page and Paul Sonne, Wall Street Journal, July 19, 2017 Several countries in the Mideast and Africa have deployed weapons in conflicts after buying from Beijing—at lower cost. Last October, satellite images captured the distinctive outlines of some powerful

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Article: Special Report: How the Federal Reserve serves U.S. foreign intelligence

Jonathan Spicer, Reuters, June 26, 2017 The Federal Reserve’s little-known role housing the assets of other central banks comes with a unique benefit to the United States: It serves as a source of foreign intelligence for Washington. Senior officials from

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Article: The New Cold War Pits a U.S. General Against His Longtime Russian Nemesis

Nathan Hodge and Julian E. Barnes, Walls Street Journal, June 16, 2017 It’s Trump’s national security adviser H.R. McMaster vs. Putin ally Valery Gerasimov A quarter-century after the Cold War ended, U.S. and Russian tank formations are once again squaring

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Article: Russia escalates spy games after years of U.S. neglect

Ali Watkins, Politico, June 1st, 2017 Lawmakers and intelligence officials say that the United States missed opportunities to crack down on Russian espionage efforts. In the throes of the 2016 campaign, the FBI found itself with an escalating problem: Russian

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Article: British Police Ends Intelligence Sharing on Manchester Attack With U.S. After Multiple Leaks

Jack Moore, Newsweek, May 25, 2017 British police investigating the Manchester bomb attack on Monday that left 22 people dead have stopped sharing information with U.S. authorities after a series of leaks to American media. U.K. officials were reportedly angered

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