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Army Intell on Crimea Catches Glimpse of Russian Military Tech

Defense leaders at an Association of the U.S. Army gathering revealed that keeping a watchful eye on the developing situation between Russia and Ukraine in the Crimean region has yielded insights on the strengths of U.S. defense as well as its potential weaknesses, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday. Brendan McGarry writes …

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Gen. Philip Breedlove: NATO Looking Into Long-Term Measures Against Russia

Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, NATO’s supreme allied commander for Europe, has noted that the organization is both a military and political alliance and will be involved as such to address the conflict in Ukraine. Breedlove, who is currently attending the NATO summit in Wales, has indicated that member nations will be taking both political and defensive measures against …

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Michael O’Brien: NASA Suspends Relations with Russia

NASA has moved to sever connections with the Russian space agency as the Kremlin tightens its grip over the sovereign republic of Crimea, The New York Times reported Wednesday. Kenneth Chang and Peter Baker write that Michael O’Brien, NASA associate administrator for international and interagency relations, has told agency officials …

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Mike Rogers: US Could Arm Allies to Contain Russia

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) has suggested the U.S. provide countries that could be embroiled in the Crimean crisis with tools to defend themselves against Russian’s expansion efforts. The House Intelligence Committee chairman told NBC’s “Meet the Press” he believes that economic sanctions alone will not send a tough enough message …

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Oana Lungescu: NATO Websites Hit By Denial-of-Service Attacks

NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu has tweeted that hackers have disrupted several NATO websites over the weekend with distributed-denial-of-service attacks, Reuters reported Sunday. Adrian Croft and Peter Apps write the hacking incident affected the webpage of an affiliated cybersecurity hub in Estonia as well as the alliance’s unclassified email network. The …

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