Obama Administration

"Grizzly Steppe" - FBI, DHS Release "Report" On Russian Hacking

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have released a joint report seeking to explain how investigators linked the Russian government to hacks on various Democratic political organizations. The report is, in a word, lacking.

Putin Announces Syrian Ceasefire Deal, Ready To Start Peace Talks; Obama Snubbed Again

Vladimir Putin said a Syrian cease-fire agreement has been reached with Turkey. Putin said that Russia and Turkey will guarantee the truce, which is set to begin at midnight. The truce would be followed by peace talks between Syrian President Assad's government and the opposition. Sergey Lavrov said that that Donald Trump's administration will be welcome to join the Syrian peace process once he takes office.

2016: The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

What a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year this has been. Endless wars. Toxic politics. Violence. Hunger. Police shootings. Mass shootings. Economic downturns. Political circuses. Senseless tragedies. Loss. Heartache. Intolerance. Prejudice. Hatred. Apathy. Meanness. Cruelty. Poverty. Inhumanity. Greed.

Obama To Announce "Retaliation" Measures Against Russia As Early As Tomorrow

With Obama vacating the White House in just over three weeks, the outgoing president seems hell bent on making relations between the US and Russia as untenable as possible in his last days on the job and, ignoring today's warning that Russia would immediately respond to any US sanctions, is expected to announce a series of "retaliatory" measure against Russia for "meddling in the US election" as soon as Thursday, CNN reports.

Russia "Tired Of Obama Lies About Hackers", Vows Response To Any New Sanctions

"The outgoing US administration still hopes to have time to do something else for bad relations with Russia... Frankly, we are tired of the lies about the "Russian hackers", which continues to flow into the United States from the very top...It only remains to add that if Washington really takes new hostile steps, it will get the answer."