Analysis & Commentary


20th November 2017 - Quoted by Sean Savage - Jewish News Service

Iran-Russia ties, US retreat paint a ‘problematic’ picture for Israel in Syria

Behnam Ben Taleblu

With one of the bloodiest civil wars in modern history winding down, world powers have been discussing the future of Syria.

19th November 2017 - Quoted by Thomas Seibert - The Arab Weekly

Russia emerges as major partner for Turkey’s Syria policy

Aykan Erdemir

- In a sign of an emerging alli­ance two years after Turkish- Russian relations plunged into crisis, Ankara is banking on Moscow to help Turkey reach its main goals regarding the conflict in Syria.

15th November 2017 - The Washington Times

Came the revolution

Clifford D. May

My political orientation has evolved slowly over decades. With one exception: I became anti-Soviet and anti-Communist overnight. More quickly than that, actually.

13th November 2017 - Quoted by Joel Gehrke - The Washington Examiner

Turkey’s Erdogan: US, Russia should leave Syria

Aykan Erdemir

American and Russian military forces should withdraw from Syria, according to the leader of a key NATO ally.

13th November 2017 - Quoted by VOA News

On Russia Meddling in US Election, Where Do Trump and US Intel Community Stand?

The issue of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election followed President Donald Trump on his 12-day trip through five Asian nations.

11th November 2017 - Quoted by Ryan Pickrell - The Daily Caller

Putin Says He Didn’t Meddle In The Election, And Trump Believes Him

President Donald Trump, in contrast with the assessments of American intelligence agencies, says that he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin’s claims that he did not meddle in the 2016 presidential election.

8th November 2017 - Foreign Policy

Does Trump Realize That His New Iran Strategy Could Suffer a Fatal Blow in Syria?

John Hannah

Note to President Trump: The new Iran strategy that you announced just three weeks ago is hanging by a thread. Its fate will likely be decided in the next few months on the Syria-Iraq border.

20th October 2017 - Quoted by Zachary Cohen and Jim Sciutto - CNN

CIA corrects director’s Russian election meddling claim

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the US intelligence community determined that Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election did not affect its outcome -- a statement that was quickly clarified by his own agency.

20th October 2017 - Quoted by Jason Devaney - Newsmax

CIA Backpedals After Director Says Russia Didn’t Influence Election Outcome

The CIA is backpedaling after director Mike Pompeo said Thursday Russia's intrusion into the 2016 U.S. presidential election did not sway the final result.

19th October 2017 - Quoted by Max Greenwood - The Hill

CIA: Intelligence assessment has not changed on Russia election interference

The CIA said on Thursday that the U.S. intelligence community has not reached new conclusions on Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 election, hours after the agency's director, Mike Pompeo, said that intelligence agencies had determined that the meddling had no effect on the results....

19th October 2017 - Quoted by Saagar Enjeti - The Daily Caller

CIA Director: Russian Meddling ‘Did Not Affect Outcome Of Election’

CIA Director Mike Pompeo contested allegations that Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election skewed results in a Thursday appearance before the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

19th October 2017 - Quoted by James Morrison - Newsmax

CIA Director Denies Russia Affected Presidential Election

CIA Director Mike Pompeo flatly denied Thursday that Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election had any effect on the outcome of the campaign, The Daily Caller reported.

19th October 2017 - Quoted by Michael Crowley - Politico

CIA director rebuked for false claim on Kremlin’s election meddling

CIA Director Mike Pompeo drew sharp criticism Thursday after wrongly stating that the U.S. intelligence community had found that Russian meddling did not tilt the 2016 presidential election.

19th October 2017 - Quoted by Greg Miller - The Washington Post

CIA director distorts intelligence community’s findings on Russian interference

CIA Director Mike Pompeo declared Thursday that U.S. intelligence agencies determined that Russia’s interference in the 2016 American presidential election did not alter the outcome, a statement that distorted spy agency findings.

19th October 2017 - FDD's Long War Journal

Russia and Iran help capture Syria’s al Mayadeen from Islamic State

Amir Toumaj

Iran's Revolutionary Guard and Russia have spearheaded the operation to capture the Islamic State-held city of al Mayadeen in Deir Ezzor province, eastern Syria.

13th October 2017 - Quoted by Kaitlin Lavinder - Cipher Brief

Russia Ramps Up Media and Military Influence in Balkans

John Cappello

Since its invasion of Ukraine and annexation of Crimea in 2014, Russia has waged a robust disinformation and influence campaign in the Balkans. Over the past few years, the Russians have steadily ramped up their activity in southeast Europe, analysts told The Cipher Brief.

13th October 2017 - Quoted by Renee Picard - Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project

Russia Advances in Fight With US Over Cybercrime Suspect

Boris Zilberman

On Wednesday, a Greek court showed support for Russia in a US-Russia legal tug-of-war over the alleged mastermind behind a $4 billion bitcoin money-laundering scheme, reported Reuters.

12th October 2017 - Quoted by Adam Taylor - Straits Times

What the US is actually getting right on the North Korean issue

Anthony Ruggiero

It's tempting to give into doom and gloom when we think of North Korea policy. The rapid advances in Pyongyang's weapons technology, coupled with its provocative propaganda about the supposedly impending devastation of America, are enough to make many lose hope for any solution to the...

11th October 2017 - Quoted by Joseph Young - Btcmanager.com

Russian Foreign Ministry Condemns Vinnik Extradition

Boris Zilberman

The Russian Foreign Ministry has condemned the request of the US government to extradite Alexander Vinnik, who has been charged with money laundering in relation to BTC-E and kept in custody by Greek law enforcement agencies.

11th October 2017 - Quoted by Adam Taylor - The Washington Post

What the U.S. is actually getting right on North Korea

Anthony Ruggiero

It's tempting to give into doom and gloom when we think of North Korea policy. The rapid advances in Pyongyang's weapons technology, coupled with its provocative propaganda about the supposedly impending devastation of America, are enough to make many lose hope for any solution to the...

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