A ferocious bombing campaign by government forces targets hospitals, apartment blocks and other civilian sites, killing and wounding hundreds.
The attack raises the specter of a full-scale offensive that could mean catastrophe for nearly 400,000 civilians trapped under siege.
Uncle Sam’s weakening is just fine with most Earth residents who pay attention to global events.
The Intercept reports that California GOP Rep. Dana Rohrabacher met with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who offered proof that Russia was not behind Democratic Party leaks in 2016.
The newly released National Defense Strategy offers a glimpse at how the Pentagon’s vision of future global policy manages to provide something for each of its services and their corporate backers.
Prosecutors say Alex van der Zwaan deceived investigators about his interactions with Rick Gates, a business associate of Paul Manafort, former campaign chairman for Donald Trump.
At the intersection of law and politics, the indictment of 13 Russians and three Russian businesses is about as big as it gets.
Marat Mindiyarov, a former commenter at the St. Petersburg Internet Research Agency, says it hired people with excellent English to sway U.S. public opinion through an elaborate social media campaign.
Special counsel Robert Mueller charges 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly interfering in the 2016 presidential election. Read the full text of the indictment here.