Mary Louise Kelly

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When Global Warming Is Good — For Russia

Sunday, July 03, 2016

Melting Arctic ice is giving Russia new shipping routes and access to oil. They're also building up militarily, in what could be the next crisis zone between Russia and the West.

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During Tenure In Russia, Edward Snowden Has Kept A Low Profile

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

It's been three years since Edward Snowden landed at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport and began a new life in exile. NPR has an update on his strange tenure in Russia.

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At Least 28 Dead In Attack On Istanbul International Airport

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

A bombing attack on an airport in Istanbul, Turkey, has left at least 28 people dead and many more wounded.

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Bombing Attack Kills At Least 10 People At Istanbul Airport

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Turkish authorities say 10 people were killed and many more wounded in a bombing at Istanbul's airport on Tuesday.

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Russia's Ex-Spy Chief Shares Opinions Of His American Counterparts

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Vyacheslav Trubnikov was a Soviet and Russian spy for more than three decades. He found some of his American adversaries worthy rivals. Others, not so much.

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Russia Ramps Up Its Military Presence In The Arctic Circle

Monday, June 20, 2016

A new Cold War is brewing in the Arctic as Russia looks north from its remote port of Murmansk at a new era of dominance in a polar region opening up because of melting sea ice.

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Russia Aims To Profit Big From Arktika, World's Largest Icebreaker Ship

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Russia on Thursday launched the new, nuclear powered icebreaker Arktika in St Petersburg. It shows Russia's ambitions to control the top of the world in the 21st century.

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Russia Deploys World's Largest, Most Powerful Icebreaker

Thursday, June 16, 2016

In St. Petersburg on Thursday morning, Russia will float the world's biggest and most powerful icebreaker. The Arktika is the length of two football fields, can break through ice 13 feet deep, features not one but two nuclear reactors, and is an unmistakable signal of Russia's intent to challenge America's global military dominance.

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Decades After Cold War's End, U.S.-Russia Espionage Rivalry Evolves

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

In the 1980s, the FBI and NSA dug a tunnel for espionage purposes beneath the Soviet Embassy in Washington. The spy rivalry continues, but how has the game changed since the fall of the Soviet Union?

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Trump Is On The Right Track By Toning Down Rhetoric, Dole Says

Friday, June 10, 2016

If there's one man who epitomizes the Republican establishment, it's former Senator Bob Dole. And yet as the GOP struggles with their presumptive nominee, Dole has fully endorsed him.

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France Faces Multiple Challenges Of Floods, Strikes And Now Soccer

Saturday, June 04, 2016

France had already been dealing with crippling strikes when the Seine River flooded. Now, as the country prepares to host the UEFA European soccer championship, police say they are overstretched.

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U.S. Intelligence Officials Carry On Tradition Of Briefing Presidential Candidates

Monday, May 09, 2016

As the presidential front-runners move closer to the July conventions, they will assume the many trappings of a president, including their very own top-secret briefings. President Truman started the tradition of providing classified briefings to presidential candidates back in 1952. NPR explores how the process will unfold this summer, how much is shared with potential nominees, and the risk of a candidate leaking intelligence secrets.

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Will An Ex-CIA Spy Go To Prison In Italy?

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Sabrina De Sousa could become the first U.S. official jailed for the CIA's rendition program. She was convicted of helping seize a radical Muslim cleric from the streets of Milan in 2003.

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Is There Evidence Of Saudi Deception In The Sept. 11 Report?

Thursday, April 28, 2016

What do we know concerning Saudi Arabia's alleged involvement in the Sept. 11 attacks, and when may the report's 28 classified pages be made public?

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ISIS Uses Cyber Capabilities To Attack The U.S. Online

Monday, April 25, 2016

The U.S. and the West aren't the only ones operating on the cyber-battlefield in the war with ISIS. The terror group has cyber-capabilities of its own. NPR takes a look at these capabilities and explores how they play into the larger expansion of cyber-strike and counter-strike throughout the Middle East.

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CIA Veterans Gather To Honor Duane Clarridge, A Sometimes Unsubtle Spy

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Clarridge, who headed up the agency's anti-communist efforts in Central America in the 1980s and was indicted and pardoned in the Iran-Contra scandal, died April 9.

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Rules For Cyberwarfare Still Unclear, Even As U.S. Engages In It

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

President Obama has confirmed the U.S. is conducting cyber operations to disrupt ISIS. The Pentagon officially recognizes cyberspace as the fifth domain of warfare — after land, sea, air and space.

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U.S.-Led Campaign Claws Back Turf From ISIS

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

President Obama convenes his National Security Council at CIA Headquarters on Wednesday. On the agenda: how to defeat ISIS, how to advance peace in Syria and how to achieve those two goals quickly.

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Director John Brennan Says CIA Will Not Torture Terror Suspects Again

Monday, April 11, 2016

CIA Director John Brennan says in a new interview that if he were ordered to torture detainees today — as presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would order if elected — Brennan and the agency would not comply. NPR explores the difficult legacy for Brennan and other intelligence officers of the George W. Bush-era actions by the CIA.

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Supreme Court Upholds 'One Person, One Vote' Standard

Monday, April 04, 2016

The challenge to the longstanding definition argued that only people who are eligible to vote should count in drawing voting district lines and other government purposes. The court was unanimous.

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