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Approval and hysteria follow Comey firing as House IT, China, Russia, other scandals buried

As news crashed into the public sphere after President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey, cries of approval and hysteria resounded throughout the US. Comey, for those of us with solid memories, is no stranger to controversy. At present … Continue reading

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Is US divisive protest culture influenced by foreign interests?

In the United States, professionally organized protests often become more high profile in media ahead of an important election, especially if the left perceives its candidates to be weak. There’s opportunity now for the right opposition candidate, because there is … Continue reading

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The Americans, season 3: Spy story like real life past and present

Season 3 of ‘The Americans’ strikes up on FX on January 28, with life on the home front getting messier for the main characters who are KGB undercover agents, Philip (Matthew Rhys) and Elizabeth Jennings (Keri Russell). The series is … Continue reading

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ABC cancels spy series, but spies remain among us

If you hoped to catch the second episode of the ABC miniseries The Assets on Thursday, you were disappointed. Despite previews being shown the week before, the network canceled the show about CIA officer turned Soviet spy Aldrich Ames. Ames … Continue reading

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