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editor, editor-at-large. Co-author, ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror: . Next book is on GRU for .
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Michael Weiss 11m
Our next KGB manual in the Lubyanka Files is on the use of 'confidential contacts,' as opposed to full-blown agents. This insight seems particularly relevant to the present:
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Michael Weiss 57m
It really is a terrific piece. The main character is a city over the course of several decades, under siege or occupation...
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John Hultquist 23h
Today's indictments are a laundry list of Sandworm's misdeeds, some of which were never officially recognized until now. They are the most aggressive actor I have ever encountered and they have been my greatest concern for the upcoming election. 1/x
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Free Russia 20h
A new episode from the by ❗️ CIA historian , who has written a book about Russian-American political warfare, comparing and tactics. 🕵️‍♀️ ☭ 🇺🇸
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Aric Toler 20h
An example of how bumbling the Russian state is: of the six indicted hackers, three registered their cars to their military unit's address in Moscow. If you search for all of the people registering their cars to this address, you get 47 results - all probably GRU hackers.
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Michael Weiss 21h
And he just *had* to be called "Toobin," too.
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Michael Weiss 23h
Yes. He named it Irving Howe.
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Michael Weiss 23h
Russia planned cyber-attack on Tokyo Olympics, says UK
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Thomas Chatterton Williams 🌍 🎧 Oct 19
Has to be the greatest justification for quitting Twitter I’ve ever seen: "A whole bunch of 15-year-olds telling me how to live my life like I'm mother----ing Ariana Grande or something," Cardi said in her rant, "like I came from Disney or something."
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The Spy Museum Oct 19
“I use the furniture of espionage to amuse the reader..." Happy 89th Birthday to iconic spy novelist and former MI5 agent, David Cornwell aka John le Carré! Best known for books such "Tinker, Tailor , Soldier, Spy" and "The Spy Who Came In From The Cold". 📷: FT
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Hassan Hassan Oct 18
Thank you all for supporting a completely new venture. Half a million hits just in the first 12 days!
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Faisal Al Yafai Oct 19
Week 3! We start our third edition with this deeply personal essay by Lina Mounzer for . Read it here, and subscribe to our newsletter:
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Feras Kilani فراس كيلاني Oct 18
A top White House official recently traveled to for secret talks with the Assad regime, marking the first time such a high-level U.S. official has met in Syria with the isolated government in more than a decade.
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Michael Weiss Oct 18
Replying to @PadraigMacA
Oh yes.
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Michael Weiss Oct 18
It shall be known simply as “coffee” when the Irish Foreign Births Register gives me satisfaction.
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Hassan Hassan Oct 18
Tomorrow at 1pm Eastern (6pm GMT), my colleague will be chatting with one of our authors on his fascinating essay on "the caliph of Lisson Green". It's going to be nice, breezy, and brief. Tune in. Like the Facebook Page.
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Newlines Magazine Oct 18
Revolution dies not when it fails, but when it's forgotten. reflects on the days that changed her and Lebanon forever, via
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Michael Weiss Oct 18
A pleasure to edit. And great to be back in touch.
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Michael Weiss Oct 18
Just a fabulous essay by Koert —> The secularist ideas that European scholars found in the earliest writings of Muslim thinkers shook both Muslim and Christian theologians, writes in
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