US Cyber Command Goes on Offensive, Boosting Risk of Conflict

By Brian Freeman – Re-Blogged From Newsmax

The United States Cyber Command has quietly taken a significantly more aggressive approach to defending against cyberattacks, a shift in strategy by the Pentagon that could heighten the risk of conflict with adversaries that sponsor menacing hacking groups, The New York Times reported on Sunday.

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Seven Ways Obama Is Trying to Sabotage the Trump Administration

By John Hayward – Re-Blogged From

President Barack Obama’s final weeks in office seem dedicated to setting foreign and domestic policy on fire to make life as difficult as possible on his successor, Donald Trump. Here are some of the biggest mousetraps Obama scattered across the White House floor on his way out:

Betraying Israel at the United Nations: Obama’s refusal to block a United Nations vote against Israel, his administration’s shadowy machinations to bring that ugly motion to the floor, and Secretary of State John Kerry’s long-winded broadside against Israel will leave President Trump with a massive political crisis in the Middle East, and quite possibly a security crisis, if terror groups and their “political wings” are emboldened by the rebuke of Israel.

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