Trump tweets Bolton firing

President Donald Trump turned to social media again Sept. 10 to announced that had fired National Security Adviser John Bolton after months of policy differences. Bolton, a former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations who was Trump’s third NSA, says he resigned. [node:read-more:link]

Life imitates fiction

A high-level source within the Russian government was successfully extracted in 2017 after the U.S. administration mishandled classified information which could have led to the spy’s exposure. This was after President Donald Trump had discussed intelligence issues with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his ambassador to the U.S. [node:read-more:link]

US calls for more European cooperation

Growing attempts by China and Russia “to disrupt the international order” are being used by U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper to support his call for more European cooperation. He says this is critical to preserving the results of “decades of shared sacrifice.” [node:read-more:link]

Terror blacklist ruled unconstitutional

A U.S. judge is questioning the constitutionality of a federal database on people deemed to be “known or suspected” terrorists and who can be prevented from entering or travelling within the country.” Ruling on a suit by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, he agreed that the standard for inclusion in the database is too vague. [node:read-more:link]

Resolve-class to be showcased at DEFSEC

Federal Fleet Services will be showcasing its flagship project, the Resolve-Class Naval Support Ship, to attendees of DEFSEC 2017 in Halifax. Federal Fleet Services is a sister-company to Davie Shipbuilding and is sponsoring the DEFSEC Atlantic conference prior to opening a major operations sub-centre in the city, during the fall. [node:read-more:link]


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