Transatlantic Relationship Most Divided Since Creation of NATO: Bremmer

Feb.21 — Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group President & Founder, sees an enormous strain on the U.S.-European relationship following speeches by President Macron and U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo at the Munich Security Conference. He speaks with Gillian Tett of the Financial Times, Seema Hingorani of Morgan Stanley Investment Management and host David Westin on “Bloomberg … Read more Transatlantic Relationship Most Divided Since Creation of NATO: Bremmer

Germany tightens security at mosques, other sites after far-right shootings

Germany’s top security official said Friday that authorities will step up the police presence throughout the country and keep a closer watch on mosques and other sites after the racially motivated shootings that killed nine people.   Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our … Read more Germany tightens security at mosques, other sites after far-right shootings

Trump mocks Oscar win for Parasite: ‘What the hell was that about?’

Donald Trump has taken a jab at the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film, Parasite, telling a campaign rally in Colorado that the US has ‘enough problems with South Korea, with trade’ and wonders if ‘we can get Gone With the Wind back’. Parasite, a dark social satire about the gap between rich … Read more Trump mocks Oscar win for Parasite: ‘What the hell was that about?’

Russia is looking to help Trump win in 2020, election security official told lawmakers

The intelligence community’s top election security official delivered a briefing to lawmakers warning them that the intelligence community believes Russia is already taking steps to interfere in the 2020 election with the goal of helping President Donald Trump win, three sources familiar with the matter tell CNN. #CNN #News

S Sudan president, rebel leader agrees to form unity government

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar agreed on Thursday to form a unity government, a long-delayed step towards ending six years of war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people. Kiir said the new government will be formed on Saturday and he will appoint Machar as his first vice president, … Read more S Sudan president, rebel leader agrees to form unity government

Concerns over Chinese access to personal data gathered through TikTok | 7.30

Some of Australia’s top cyber and national security minds are concerned about how much data users hand over to the social media app TikTok and how that might be exploited. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-19/should-we-trust-chinese-owned-tiktok-personal-data/11962086 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us … Read more Concerns over Chinese access to personal data gathered through TikTok | 7.30

Here we go AGAIN: Pelosi heads to EU to ‘protect’ them from Huawei

While on a trip to Brussels, the US House of Representatives speaker has warned EU allies against Huawei. Nancy Pelosi insists the Chinese tech giant is a major threat to security and should be barred from developing 5G networks in Europe. But Pelosi omitted to mention the far more widescale and proven US global surveillance … Read more Here we go AGAIN: Pelosi heads to EU to ‘protect’ them from Huawei

A new political crisis in Afghanistan? I Inside Story

In 2014, their rivalry resulted in a US-brokered deal to share power, which was punctuated by 5 years of bickering. And now Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah are again disputing an election result. Ghani is officially the winner – but only just, and that’s rejected by Abdullah, who shares power with the president as a … Read more A new political crisis in Afghanistan? I Inside Story

Italian football faces disruption as Salvini decree curbs hiring of foreign stewards

A few weeks before leaving the Italian government in September 2019, former interior minister Matteo Salvini signed a decree that effectively restricts the hiring of foreigners as stadium stewards. This “national preference” policy could disrupt the Italian football championship, which relies heavily on often poorly paid staff to assist spectators and security – a job that few Italians … Read more Italian football faces disruption as Salvini decree curbs hiring of foreign stewards

CrossTalk on Atlantic Alliance: DRIFTING APART

The Atlantic Alliance – the bedrock of the post-World War Two global security order – is slowly but surely unraveling. More and more often Washington and Brussels diverge on important foreign policy issues. Today, Europe has a choice: to defend its interests or fade into oblivion. CrossTalking with Mark Almond, Jonathan Steele, and Adriel Kasonta. … Read more CrossTalk on Atlantic Alliance: DRIFTING APART