Cyberattacks on elections are still a major concern. Microsoft is warning that it is seeing an increase in such attacts on its customers.
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“Anti-Americanism lies at the core of [Iran’s] state ideology, which casts [it] as the defender of Muslims against an expansionist, [USA], (Wang Xiyue).
On August 4, 2020, a blast destroyed much of Lebanon’s Beirut port and half the city. The corrupt nature of the country means impunity needs to be averted.
On August 4, 2020, a blast devastated Beirut’s port and half the city. This comes against the backdrop of deep corruption and a crumbling political system.
[The] slow-moving disaster that has been the last 45 years of the Lebanese Republic should serve as a warning to multi-ethnic countries who can’t “get it together” – like ours now…
The Homeland Security Department has appealed for expertise to help track and analyse social media disinformation by Russia, China, Iran, North Korea.
Why is Israel bashing like hockey in Canada, drinking furniture stripper methanol in Russia, or shooting in the US – why is it such a popular pastime?
The Chair of the EED says pro-democracy protests in countries like Algeria, Lebanon are a powerful message to Europe in a time of moral crisis.
State Department’s 2019 Country Human Rights Report shows deterioration in respect for human rights globally but, Iran, China and Venezuela in particular.
Iranians voted for a new parliament Friday. Hard-line factions are set to win the polls. This could cripple the more moderate president, Hassan Rouhani.