Russian Spies Haven’t Gone Away

Here’s the important takeway:  “In 2010, the FBI had roughly 7,800 open foreign counterintelligence investigations on the books, including a fair number involving Americans suspected of working under Moscow’s control.” ——————- By MICHELLE VAN CLEAVE, former National Counterintelligence Executive (NCIX) ‘He acts like he thinks the Cold War’s still on,” Vice President Joe Biden said when […]

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DICE Radio 12 April

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DICE Radio 6 April

—————————— Additional Information A tale of 2 employment surveys, covering households and businesses, at a glance (AP) The economy added 120,000 jobs in March, half of February’s gain of 240,000 and the fewest in five months. Yet the unemployment rate fell for the first time since January. How did the rate fall despite such a […]

DICE Radio 29 March

——————- Additional Information: Supreme Court photo: —————————————— Man held over fireworks, fuse at Philly airport (CBS/AP) PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania man was arrested and faces a federal charge after screeners found him trying to take powerful fireworks onto a cross-country flight Thursday morning, authorities said. Joseph Picklo, 29, of Dallas, Pa., had “commercial grade M-80s” […]

DICE Radio 22 March

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DICE Radio 15 March

——————————————– Additional Information Military searches soldier’s records for clues in killings of Afghan civilians (Washington Post) Military investigators were combing through a U.S. Army sergeant’s personnel and medical records Monday to determine what might have caused him to slip away from his base in southern Afghanistan and allegedly massacre 16 sleeping villagers, most of them […]

DICE Radio 8 March

———————————————- Additional Information Moscow quashes postelection protests (Washington Times) Russian riot police arrested hundreds of protesters Monday, including prominent opposition leaders, who claimed Prime Minister Vladimir Putin stole Sunday’s presidential election. Demonstrators shouted, “Russia without Putin,” as police moved into a crowd that refused to leave Pushkin Square in downtown Moscow, a short distance from the […]

DICE Radio 2 March

—————– Additional Information: U.S, North Korea hope to finalize food deal next week (REUTERS) – The United States and North Korea will meet in Beijing next week to finalize details of a new U.S. food aid program that has opened the door to a renewal of nuclear talks with Pyongyang, the U.S. State Department said […]

DICE Radio 24 Feb

——————— Additional Information: The Great Shoe Riots of 2012: Police in riot gear break up shoe melee at Florida Mall (Orlando Sentinel) The launch of an expensive new basketball shoe — timed to Orlando’s hosting of the NBA All-Star Game — triggered a melee Thursday night at Florida Mall that was quelled by deputies in […]