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Undercover in North Korea: “All Paths Lead to Catastrophe” - The Intercept
The most alarming aspect of North Korea’s latest nuclear test, and the larger standoff with the U.S., is how little is known about how North Korea truly functions. For 70 years it’s been sealed off from the rest of the world to a degree hard to comprehend, especially at a time when people in Buenos Aires need just one click to share cat videos shot in Kuala Lumpur. Few outsiders have had intimate contact with North Korean society, and even fewer are in a position to talk about it.
theintercept  northkorea  politics  internationalrelations  military  kimjongun 
september 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Uprooted - The Intercept
Born in the United States, Learning to Live in Mexico
immigration  mexico  theintercept 
july 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Prominent Democratic Fundraisers Realign to Lobby for Trump’s Agenda
After President Donald Trump’s upset election victory, Democratic insiders who worked on Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential bid weren’t necessarily relegated to the sidelines. Many, in fact, are cashing in as lobbyists — by working to advance Trump’s agenda.
politics  lobbying  lobbyists  theintercept  corruption 
june 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Top-Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hacking Effort Days Before 2016 Election - The Intercept
Russian military intelligence executed a cyberattack on at least one U.S. voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials just days before last November’s presidential election, according to a highly classified intelligence report obtained by The Intercept.
russia  politics  nsa  voting  hacking  theintercept  cyberattack  2016election 
june 2017 by brendanmcfadden

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