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What Robert Mueller Knows—and 9 Areas He'll Pursue Next
1. How do Erik Prince, the Seychelles, and the inauguration fit in?
2. How do the UAE, Qatar, and Jared Kushner fit in?
3. What role did Sergey Kislyak, the GOP convention, and the finances of the Russian Embassy play?
4. How do Roger Stone, WikiLeaks, and other Americans and Brits fit into the GRU indictment?
5. What did Mueller learn from George Papadopoulos, Rick Gates, and Michael Flynn?
6. What’s in those 291,000 Michael Cohen documents?
7. What’s up with that Trump Tower meeting?
8. How relevant is Cambridge Analytica and was there a coordinated effort by the Trump campaign or associates to gather intelligence or untoward opposition research on Hillary Clinton?
9. Do people like Carter Page and Felix Sater matter?
fbi  Russia  usa  politics 
4 hours ago by campylobacter
The NRA Has Deep Ties to Accused Russian Spy Maria Butina
Beginning back in 2013, Butina developed a relationship with an unnamed “American political operative” described in the court documents, who has been identified in media reports as GOP activist and NRA member Paul Erickson. In her private communications with Erickson, Butina spoke of the key influence of the NRA on the Republican Party, noting that the gun group is “the largest sponsor of the elections to the US congress.” Through Erickson and her connections with the NRA, Butina sought to establish “‘back channel’ lines of communication” to influential political figures. In photos that she posted to her Facebook page, she posed with Republican politicians, including former presidential candidates Scott Walker and Bobby Jindal, and former US Sen. Rick Santorum.

“My question will be about foreign politics,” Butina said, and then asked Trump if he would continue “damaging” economic sanctions against Russia as president. Trump appeared not to know who Butina was. After going off on Obama and digressing into trade talk, he responded that he would “get along very nicely” with Putin. “I don’t think you’d need the sanctions,” Trump said.
nra  politics  Russia  espionage  GOP 
5 hours ago by campylobacter
The “Intellectual Dark Web” Is Nothing New
THE FIRST DISTINCT intellectual movement to have emerged during the Trump presidency is not the alt-right, which rose to prominence during the 2016 campaign. Nor is it democratic socialism, the egalitarian platform that many young progressives have embraced since the Occupy Wall Street movement. Instead, this movement may well be what some are calling the “intellectual dark web.” It is a heterogeneous group, bringing together neuroscientists, biologists, and psychologists with entrepreneurs, comedians, and sports commentators. Some claim to lean to the left, others to the right. There is nonetheless a common enemy that unites them. Despite their various differences, all members of the movement believe their ideas are being stifled by an epidemic of “political correctness.”
politics  philosophy  articles 
9 hours ago by mikael

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