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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 6: Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) arrives at the Capitol ahead of the weekly party luncheons September 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. Legislators from both parties are preparing for an intense calendar of issues in the coming weeks including tax and immigration reform. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

The Senate’s Russia Investigators Need to Slow Down

The chairman is trying to hurry to wrap things up, but there's a ton more work to do.

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange leaves after speaking to the media from the balcony of the Embassy of Ecuador in London on May 19, 2017.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday hailed an "important victory" after Swedish prosecutors dropped a rape investigation against him, speaking in a rare public appearance at Ecuador's embassy in London. / AFP PHOTO / Justin TALLIS        (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

WikiLeaks Turned Down Leaks on Russian Government During U.S. Presidential Campaign

The leak organization ignored damaging information on the Kremlin to focus on Hillary Clinton and election-related hacks.

Parliamentary officials prepare the chamber for voting prior to an unsuccessful vote of no-confidence against President Jacob Zuma on August 8, 2017 in the South African National Assembly in Cape Town.
South Africa President Jacob Zuma on August 8 survived a parliamentary vote of no confidence, as ruling ANC party lawmakers stuck by their leader despite growing divisions and fierce criticism of his rule. Baleka Mbete, the Speaker of parliament, announced that the motion had been defeated, with 177 votes supporting and 198 votes against it. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / MARK WESSELS        (Photo credit should read MARK WESSELS/AFP/Getty Images)

South African President Survives Sixth No-Confidence Vote

The opposition comes as close as it ever has to removing Jacob Zuma from office.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 26:  James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee meeting at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on February 26, 2015 in Washington, DC.  Clapper and Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart , the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, both testified on a range of topics including Muslim extemist groups and cyber threats to U.S. security. (Photo by Evy Mages/Getty Images)

Former Intelligence Chief Calls Russia Scandal Bigger Than Watergate

James Clapper Takes Trump to Task on Russia Investigation, Comey firing, and says “the Russians are not our friends.”

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 7: U.S. President Donald J. Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House on May 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. President  Trump is returning from a weekend trip to the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)

Russiagate: Trump Is Trying to Put Out a Fire With More Smoke

If Republicans have a shred of intellectual integrity, they’ll ignore the president’s flailing, and follow the evidence wherever it leads.

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Lebanon, USA

One Beiruti photographer went looking for America’s heart in 24 towns named for his homeland. This is his journey.

On this episode of The E.R., the Panel joins forces with Lawfare to have a conversation with Bob Bauer and A.B. Culvahouse.

Is Russia Running Circles Around the United States?

America may have the best intelligence, military, and diplomacy programs, but it’s getting played bigly by the Kremlin.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - DECEMBER 9: President-elect Donald Trump looks on during a rally at the DeltaPlex Arena, December 9, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. President-elect Donald Trump is continuing his victory tour across the country. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Trump’s War Against Intelligence

The CIA is trained in objective analysis, not political knife-fighting. Can it survive a hostile administration?

Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin passes by a T-90AM tank during his visit to an arms exhibition in the Urals town of Nizhny Tagil, on September 9, 2011.  AFP PHOTO/ RIA-NOVOSTI POOL/ ALEXEY DRUZHININ (Photo credit should read ALEXEY DRUZHININ/AFP/Getty Images)

How to Wage Hybrid War on the Kremlin

President Obama has been shamefully derelict in making Putin pay a price for his aggression. It’s time to give Vladimir a taste of his own medicine.

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Obama Orders Review of Putin’s Meddling in the U.S. Election

Will the next administration act on any of the findings, or will Congress?

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This Kenyan Leader Can Bond With Trump Over Claims of ‘Millions’ of Fraudulent Votes

But Raila Odinga seems to have better luck than The Donald in convincing skeptics he was wronged.

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