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Doubt NATO’s relevance? Look to Russia

Is NATO irrelevant? Russian aggression in Ukraine, its threat to the Baltics, its new generation of ICBMs, and the calculating Mr. Putin himself all say "NO."

American couple killed in Brussels terror attack identified

BRUSSELS, March 26, 2016 — An American couple was identified among those killed in the Brussels terror attack last week. They were Justin and Stephanie Shults, last seen dropping off Stephanie’s mother at the airport. Justin Shults worked for Clarcor, a manufacturing company based in Tennessee. Stephanie Shults worked for Mars Inc. The couple had ...

Department of Justice indicts seven Iranian hackers

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2016 —Attorney General Loretta Lynch has announced that seven cyber-terrorists employed by Iran-based computer firms that have been traced back to the Iranian government have been indicted on computer hacking charges for their parts in disrupting banking operations between 2011 and 2013. The charges stem from a denial of service campaign against ...