US Special Advisor to Afghanistan plans Moscow trip as Taliban gains ground – Kremlin

Published time: 12 Nov, 2018 09:03 Edited time: 12 Nov, 2018 09:15 After years of struggle against the Taliban in Afghanistan, US special adviser Zalmay Khalilzad is planning to visit Russia to discuss a peace settlement, his Russian counterpart Zamir Kabulov said on Monday. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Ajit Pai’s ex-broadband advisor arrested on charge of forging fiber contracts

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Laurence Dutton) The former head of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC) has been arrested on a charge of wire fraud for allegedly tricking investors into pouring money into a fiber-optic network. Elizabeth Pierce is accused of “forg[ing] guaranteed revenue contracts to fraudulently induce investors to invest […]

Harrison Ford Served as an Advisor on ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Harrison Ford, the original Han Solo, served as a covert technical advisor on Solo: A Star Wars Story. While it’s easy to assume that the frequently gruff Ford wouldn’t have much interest in yet another Star Wars movie, reports indicate he offered some sage advice about one of his most famous characters. More on the Solo Harrison Ford advice […]

Russian House in Davos ‘a major attraction for foreign business & officials’ – Putin’s advisor

The Russian House in Davos, which is the official Russian residence at the World Economic Forum, has greatly contributed to promoting Russia’s business opportunities and investment appeal as it hosted more than 1,000 visitors from 60 countries, including prominent entrepreneurs, experts, and media representatives, the Roscongress Foundation, an organization that managed the venue, said in […]

‘We want to stop cyber warfare, now we have to convince US & NATO’ – top Kremlin advisor

Russia wants to “prevent the militarization of cyber space” and create international rules that could prevent a new digital arms race, one of Vladimir Putin’s top communications tech advisors has said. “When humanity realized the horror of biological weapons, it banned them. We are in the same situation right now. We should avoid the mistakes […]

Trump reportedly sometimes ‘tunes out’ his national security advisor, HR McMaster

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump will sometimes “tune out” his top national security adviser, Axios reported on Friday. When National Security Adviser H. R. McMaster gives Trump daily national security briefings, he likes to stick to his points, sources who have worked with him told Axios. Trump, however, often “likes to be discursive and will frequently […]

Zbigniew Brzezinski, US Cold War national security advisor, dies at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski, one of the most influential US political thinkers at the height of the Cold War, has died aged 89, according to his daughter. The advocate of US hegemony, Brzezinski, authored numerous proposals to bring down the Soviet Union. “My father passed away peacefully tonight,” his daughter and MSNBC anchor Mika Brzezinski wrote. There […]

Entrepreneur Mahesh Lingareddy Joins SitterFriends as Investor and Advisor

PRESS RELEASE: SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 19, 2017– SitterFriends announced that Mahesh Lingareddy, founder of Soft Machines Inc (now owned by Intel) and founder of Smartron, an OEM and IOT company, joined SitterFriends as investor and advisor. SitterFriends, launching in June, aims to bring innovation to childcare, allowing parents to find help that is trustworthy, and […]

‘The president is not a super-patient man’: Trump’s national security advisor praises his ‘disruptive’ foreign policy

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s national security adviser described his boss’s foreign policy approach as “disruptive” on the eve of the U.S. president’s first White House meeting with the Palestinian leader, saying his unconventional ways could create an opportunity to ultimately help stabilize the Middle East. Trump faces deep skepticism at home and […]

Trump’s national security advisor made an unannounced visit to Pakistan after hinting at a tougher stance

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Islamabad (AFP) – US National Security Advisor Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster arrived in Islamabad on Monday on an unannounced visit, a day after he hinted the US could take a tougher stance on Pakistan. It was the first visit by a top member of President Donald Trump’s administration to the militancy-hit South Asian […]