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  • NATO Had Big Plans to Kill Russian Submarines with...Magnets?

    Steve Weintz Security, Movement would cause the flopping magnets to bang against the hull like a loose screen door, giving away the sub’s location to anyone listening. Here's What You Need To Remember: The Soviet navy could afford to furlough a sub or two, but NATO could not. Anti-submarine crews couldn’t practice with floppy-magnets attached to their exercise targets. The floppy-magnets worked exactly as intended, but they were simply too messy to train with to be practical on a large scale....

    The National Interest
  • Mom of Marine killed in Afghanistan wants investigation claim Russians paid Taliban kill US soldiers

    Felicia Arculeo, the mother of a Marine killed last year in Afghanistan, pictured right with her son, wants to see an investigation into reports that he may have been killed by Taliban fighters paid by Russia.

    Mail Online
  • Mom of Marine killed in Afghanistan wants investigation of claim Russians paid Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers

    President Donald Trump has denied a report he was briefed on intelligence that a Russian military intelligence unit paid bounties for the killings of U.S. soliders in Afghanistan.

    CNBC
  • This Russian Nuclear Submarine Sank Twice

    Robert Farley Security, A lack of resources doomed it. Here's What You Need To Remember: The immense pressure of the Cold War inevitably produced accidents, often in the cutting edge systems that the Soviets needed most. K-429 sank because the Soviet leadership grew paranoid about American military advantages, and then sank again because the Soviets lacked the resources to maintain basic port facilities. Recommended: 1.2 Million Casualties: If North Korea Attacked Los Angeles with a Nuclear...

    The National Interest
  • Russians arrested in Austria over killing of Chechen dissident

    Government critic found dead with gunshot wounds near Vienna on Saturday Austrian police have arrested a Russian from Chechnya over the fatal shooting of a Chechen dissident. A 43-year-old man was found dead with gunshot wounds in Gerasdorf, near Vienna, on Saturday. Police arrested a 47-year-old in Linz, 125 miles (200km) from the capital, and said: “The motives for the crime are unclear.” Continue reading

    the Guardian
  • A Russian Plot to Kill U.S. Soldiers

    Why intelligence officials suspect Russia of paying militants to kill American troops in Afghanistan.

    www.nytimes.com
  • How Dollar Stores Became Magnets for Crime and Killing

    Discount chains are thriving — while fostering violence and neglect in poor communities.

    ProPublica