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Say It Ain’t So, Phil

From touting thousands of hidden Chinese nukes to inflating Russian threats, a certain open-source "expert" is doing a disservice to those of us who actually try to fact-check our intelligence work.

Best Defense

New America’s cybersecurity shivaree, shindig, barn dance, or whatever you like

Personally, I like cybsecurity cyhvaree. The folks in the lab at New America have indeed been busy. In addition to the launch conference for its ...

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The Best of Saturday Night Live’s Foreign-Policy Skits

For 40 years the show has skewered world leaders and their politicking with satire and slapstick -- and the world is a better place for it.

The Cable

USA Today Publishes Map of Ukraine Without Crimea

While the Western world refuses to recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea, one of its largest newspapers just did.

Tea Leaf Nation

Chinese Corruption, Now Officially Hilarious

The often vapid but widely watched New Year's Gala will poke fun at a once-taboo topic.

Best Defense

3 reasons I am pissed at Brian Williams

The NBC news anchor seems like a nice guy -- but of course, that is what he has made millions selling, a persona you’d invite ...

Passport

What Do We Mean When We Say ‘This Is Our 9/11’?

In this age of terrorism, each new attack is being greeted with declarations that this is "our 9/11."

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