Hoover Institution fellow Kori Schake discusses whether General Michael Flynn may have violated federal law by not fully disclosing his business dealings with Russia when seeking a security clearance to work in the administration as well as Flynn possibly accepting funds without permission.
A Reuter’s exclusive cites seven anonymous “informed sources” with access to the confidential reports of the Moscow-based Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS). Reuters claims that these reports “provided the framework and rationale” for the Kremlin’s “intensive effort …. to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system.”
Russia’s long-haul truckers began a work stoppage on March 27. Their goal is to force the Russian government to withdraw the road tax (platon in Russian) that they claim threatens their livelihood. The road tax of 1.53 rubles per kilometer (raised to 1.93 rubles on April 15) was levied on long-haul trucks in November of 2015 as a source of new state revenue.
Hoover fellow Sidney Drell worked with science’s deepest and most dangerous nuclear secrets, and generations of American leaders benefited from his guidance. An appreciation of a physicist, a scholar, and a patriot.