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NATO cyberwarfare

The History of Russia’s Cyberwarfare Against NATO Shows It Is Time to Add to NATO’s Article 5

Since cyberwarfare has become a thing, Russia has been the only serious perpetrator of cyberwarfare against members of the NATO military alliance, with its just-discovered massive SolarWinds cyberwarfare operation only the latest in a string of impunities. It is long ...
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To Save the Republic, Trump and Trumpism MUST Be Defeated Now and Biden Must Take Office in January

This is one of the most clearly black-and-white, right-and-wrong, good-vs.-evil moments in recent American history By Brian E. Frydenborg (LinkedIn, Twitter @bfry1981, YouTube, Facebook)  November 4, 2020 (audio version of this article and podcast discussion here) dpa/Jussi Nukari SILVER SPRING—Decency. Truth. Democracy. They are not ...
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Biden 291, Trump 247: My Election Day Electoral College Map

Polls can't account for Republican cheating, but Biden should still win handily. By Brian E. Frydenborg (LinkedIn, Twitter @bfry1981, YouTube, Facebook) November 3, 2020 NOTE: This map and article accidentally earlier included South Dakota in Biden's column SILVER SPRING—This article ...
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As America Votes, UK’s Russian Election Interference Report Should Be a Wake-Up Call to America

While it took years for a serious UK government report on Russian election interference in the UK to be released to the British public, the report is a masterclass in how such reports should be done, saying more with fewer ...
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Donald Trump, his kids, and Alexander Shnaider opening Trump Tower Toronto

When Dirty Russian-Connected Money Saved Trump’s Ass and His Ensuing Business Disasters Helped Destroy the Global and American Economies

As Trump’s taxes return to the news, here is the parallel context and setup where he went from failure on the verge of collapse to being propped up by money connected to Putin’s Russian government and the Russian mafia and ...
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Giuliani, Parnas, Fruman

The Nexus of American Right-Wing and Kremlin Disinformation Exposes Trump-Russia’s Mechanics

How Trump, Putin, Giuliani, the Russian mafia, and the working relationships between their agents and media allies in the Hunter Biden witch-hunt show how the Trump-Russia sausage is made and how the mainstream media foolishly amplifies this disinformation; the just-released ...
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White nationalists in Charlottesville

Nationalism: A National Security Threat from Without and Within and one of Putin’s Favorite Weapons

Whatever its origin, nationalism taken too far can instigate violence and destroy democracy, and this is exactly what Putin is trying to do with it By Brian E. Frydenborg (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter @bfry1981) September 10, 2020; see related article: Republic ...
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Erica Kious Tucker Carlson

Hairgate: Speaker Pelosi, a Hair Salon Setup, and the Utter Stupidity of American Politics in 2020

I hate that I am writing about this sheer stupidity, period, but it is so stupidly popular that I feel I must By Brian E. Frydenborg (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter @bfry1981) September 3, 2020 (conclusion slightly expand September 4) SILVER SPRING—To be frank, part of me ...
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U.S. soldiers train to deploy to West Africa to fight Ebola

A Proposal for a Department of Pandemic Preparedness and Response (DPPR): Protecting America from Poor Leadership, Politicization, and Competing Responses

Why the way forward for biofedense merits a cabinet addition and how that Department should look and operate By Brian E. Frydenborg (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter @bfry1981, YouTube) August 27, 2020 Author’s note: I wrote most of this in April and ...
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V-J Day celebration

The Lessons of V-J Day: As Necessary As Ever for an America and a World In Crisis

V-J Day’s legacy is a huge part of why the world is a better place today than it was during World War II, but ignoring its lessons risks throwing all that progress away By Brian E. Frydenborg (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter @bfry1981) August 26, 2020 V-J ...
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Harris and Biden

I Was Wrong about Harris. Why I Changed My Mind and How She Won Me Over.

It was not my fault, but I was still wrong. By Brian E. Frydenborg (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter @bfry1981) August 20, 2020 Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks after Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden introduced her as his running mate during a campaign event ...
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Biden Harris

Substance vs. Style as Biden Picks Harris over Rice

I had nearly finished this piece when the pick of Kamala Harris by Joe Biden was announced. My conclusion reflects this development. So, let’s consider this some tough love for Harris, whom I will now support unreservedly and wholeheartedly, who ...
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