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“The game has changed”: VMware manager says the defense industry is facing destructive cyberattacks and warlike enemies – Breaking Defense Breaking Defense

Sarah Miller and Tech. Sgt. Carrol Brewster discusses options in response to a staged cyber attack while filming a scene for an Air Force Reserve Command mission video at San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, June 1, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Major Christopher Vasquez) WASHINGTON: Foreign threat actors targeting the defense …

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Make Pragmatism the Foundation of Relations with Belarus: The Tribune India

KP Nayar Strategic Analyst Last week, India avoided with remarkable sovereignty becoming embroiled in Europe’s rapidly escalating crisis on the Belarusian-Polish border over migrants from Iraq and Syria trying to get into the European Union. The EU wants India by its side to isolate and ostracize Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, …

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NATO chief calls the situation on the border between Belarus and Poland “deeply worrying”

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday that the situation on the border between Poland and Belarus is “deeply worrying” and that the alliance is ready to help its allies. Stoltenberg spoke out in Berlin, where he met with the outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the issue …

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The home front of the Polish border debacle with Belarus

Poland’s ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) knew exactly what to expect from Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko before he began smuggling refugees from the Middle East to the Polish border. The Belarusian authorities had already done it to Lithuania and Latvia. And as a clear sign of what was to …

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The Ukrainian government uses armed drones against separatists

Despite its obligations under the Minsk Peace Agreement, signed in 2015, the Ukrainian government is continuing to expand its military capabilities against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. At the end of October, it used Bayraktar TB2 drones manufactured in Turkey for the first time. In response to an alleged separatist …

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Poland, Lithuania and Latvia are considering triggering Article 4 of NATO over the Belarusian border crisis

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told the Polish press agency on Sunday that the three countries were in talks on whether to trigger the article calling for consultation if “the territorial integrity, political independence or security of either party is threatened “. A NATO official said last week that the …

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Poland receives support from Europe on hard borders

BRUSSELS – The 2015 migration crisis, when millions of migrants and asylum seekers poured across Europe’s borders, almost tore the European Union apart. Many members offered asylum to the refugees; others, like Poland and Hungary, refused to participate. Six years later, the current stalemate on the border between Poland and …

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Belarusian authorities block access to more independent media added to extremist list · Global Voices

Image: Access denied by Creative stand from the noun project. CC-BY 3.0. After the unrest after the controversial presidential election, the local independent media in Belarus came under considerable pressure last year. Multiple media outlets have seen their journalists arrested and detained, their websites and social media channels blocked, and …

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