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The Early Edition: June 22, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

POSSIBLE U.S. COMPLICITY in TORTURE in YEMEN

American forces have been involved in interrogations of detainees in Yemen, where hundreds of people have disappeared into a secret network of prisons where abuse and torture are routine, senior U.S.…   continue »

The Early Edition: June 21, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

SYRIA

A U.S. warplane shot down an Iranian-made armed drone after it approached U.S.-led coalition soldiers in southern Syria yesterday, the third occasion in two weeks on which the U.S.…   continue »

The Early Edition: June 20, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

SYRIA

Russia threatened to attack U.S.-led coalition warplanes over Syria yesterday in response to a U.S. attack on a Syrian plane for the first time in the six-year conflict on Sunday, the U.S.…   continue »

The Early Edition: June 19, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

SYRIA

The U.S. shot down a Syrian government jet yesterday after it attacked members of U.S.-backed Syrian fighters leading the assault on Raqqa, the first time an American pilot has struck an Assad regime plane in Syria’s civil war, the Pentagon said, Dion Nissenbaum and Raja Abdulrahim reporting at the Wall Street Journal.…   continue »

The Early Edition: June 16, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TRUMP-RUSSIA INVESTIGATION

Members of Trump’s transition team were ordered yesterday to preserve any physical and electronic records related to Russia or Ukraine, according to a memo, Adam Goldman, Julie Hirschfield Davis and Matthew Rosenberg report at the New York Times.…   continue »

The Early Edition: June 15, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TRUMP-RUSSIA INVESTIGATION

The federal probe being led by special counsel Robert Mueller has been expanded to include President Trump’s firing of former F.B.I.  continue »

The Early Edition: June 14, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

JEFF SESSIONS TESTIFIES

“An appalling and detestable lie.” Attorney General Jeff Sessions told the Senate Intelligence Committee he never met with any Russian officials last year to discuss the Trump campaign and that he couldn’t remember whether he had a passing encounter with the Russian ambassador at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington or any other undisclosed Russian officials.…   continue »

The Early Edition: June 13, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

JEFF SESSIONS TESTIFIES

Attorney General Jeff Sessions does not intend to discuss his private conversations with President Trump during his hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee today, sources close to Sessions told POLITICO’s Tara Palmeri and Josh Gerstein.…   continue »

The Early Edition: June 12, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

TRUMP-RUSSIA INVESTIGATION

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee to answer questions on the firing of former F.B.I.  continue »

The Early Edition: June 9, 2017

Before the start of business, Just Security provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news.

JAMES COMEY TESTIMONY

“Lies, plain and simple.” Former F.B.I. director James Comey used his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday to criticize the character of President Trump and accuse him of firing him over his former agency’s Russia investigation and then misleading the public about why he had done so, statements that threatened to deepen the legal and political crisis overshadowing the White House, write Devlin Barrett, Ellen Nakashima and Ed O’Keefe at the Washington Post.…   continue »