"We project that federal debt will slightly exceed 100% of GDP and interest expense will rise to around 3.5% of GDP, putting the US in a worse fiscal position than the experience of the 1940s or 1990s."
"Social media could be just the start of a slippery slope leading to an Orwellian world controlled by Big Data Brother...the mere possibility of manipulation fuels conspiracy theories and undermines faith in democracy and elections at a time when public trust is already low."
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned the Trump administration not to “play with fire” as he lashed out at the U.S. over what he described as its “provocative” support for Kurds in Syria, while urging US troops in the area of Al-Tanf to "leave immediately."
"The beauty in Robert Mueller’s indictment of thirteen Russian Facebook trolls is that they’ll never face trial, so Mr. Mueller will never have to prove his case. In the new misrule of law made popular by the #Me Too movement, accusations suffice to convict the target of an investigation."
"The things we have done so far [pale in comparison to the] even greater attempts and attacks [we are planning for] the coming days, inshallah [Allah willing]." – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan