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Robert Mueller is waging more than a legal battle - it's an information war

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Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US election, named 12 officers from Russia's military intelligence agency in his most recent indictment .
These allegations will likely remain unproven in a court of law, as Russia is not likely to give up its own intelligence officers.
But the Mueller indictment offers valuable lessons to other democracies that face the same dilemmas.
The days of governments being able to get away with saying, "We know," and expecting to be believed are gone - instead, governments should be...
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Trump reportedly fawned over Putin after their meeting and told aides the Russian leader was strong, smart, and cunning

Trump reportedly fawned over Putin after their meeting and told aides the Russian leader was strong, smart, and cunning

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President Donald Trump reportedly told aides he was impressed with Russian President Vladimir Putin after their one-on-one meeting in Helsinki last week.
The Washington Post reported that Trump went on about how Putin is "strong, smart, and cunning," and said he "relished" his interactions with the Russian strongman.
Trump was also reportedly surprised at the backlash and negative media coverage of the meeting, where he refused to condemn Russia for interfering in the 2016 election.
President Donald Trump reportedly fawned over Russian President Vladimir Putin to...
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'When he gets into bunker mode, he kind of goes back to his true believers': Trump faced a PR crisis after the Putin summit this week - and whose advice he took is anyone's guess

'When he gets into bunker mode, he kind of goes back to his true believers': Trump faced a PR crisis after the Putin summit this week - and whose advice he took is anyone's guess

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President Donald Trump faced a public relations crisis following his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week.
In watching the week's events transpire, a former senior administration official told Business Insider it was unclear to them whose, if anyone's, advice the president was taking regarding the fallout from the summit.
"In situations like this when he gets into bunker mode, he kind of goes back to his true believers like Lewandowski, David Bossie, and his old friends like Chris Ruddy and Tom Barrack," another former administration official told...
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How the Trump administration's stance on Russian election interference has evolved since the controversial summit with Putin

How the Trump administration's stance on Russian election interference has evolved since the controversial summit with Putin

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The Trump administration has had quite a week on an array of issues, but especially the topic of Russian election interference.
Trump has contradicted both himself and his advisers on this issue over the course of the week.
The Trump administration generally seems to accept that meddling occurred, but the president has questioned whether it was solely Russia that carried it out.
The president and his advisers have also questioned whether Russia interfered to bolster Trump's chances of winning.
The US intelligence community concluded Russia interfered in the...
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