” The medical Don appealed to the Federal Government and relevant bodies and individuals to assist the institution with relevant equipment to sustain the research. Kans. serves as a reminder that the nation’s best-known white-supremacy organization has not completely disappeared Frazier Glenn Cross who was charged with murder on Tuesday for the shooting death of three people in the Kansas City suburb is a prominent white supremacist whose long résumé in the movement included founding the Carolina Knights of the KKK Those sorts of regional groups are the basis of the current Klan which exists only as a decentralized collection of dozens of regional organizations devoted to white nationalism The total membership is between 5000 and 8000 a fraction of its peak according to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) which tracks hate groups "The Klan has become marginalized even among more mainstream racist groups" says Paul Ortiz a professor of history at the University of Florida "The organization itself is a hodgepodge Its no longer a mass movement Theres no nationally recognized leader and even the language is much more splintered” Even Klan leaders recognize the changed landscape "I like to think Im in charge" says Thomas Robb the national director for the Knights of the KKK which was founded by the politician David Duke "You know how that goes though" As the Klan has become more diffuse many of the splinter chapters are working hard to bolster their ranks On April 18 the KKKK an Arkansas-based branch plans to launch an online radio station featuring a 24/7 stream of Klan news updates of classic radio segments and childrens programs The Maryland-based Confederate White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan recently held a rally on the battlefield at Gettysburg to capitalize on the attention generated by 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincolns famous address In North Carolina the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan the group that was reconstituted from the now defunct Carolina Knights of the KKK founded by Cross has spent the past few months distributing flyers with messages like “The KKK Wants You" in parts of Florida Louisiana Ohio Texas and Virginia The aim of all these efforts is to enlist new devotees to the cause of what they call “white genocide” a catchall term for the belief that white Christians are being cast to the margins of American society Robert Jones the imperial klaliff of the Loyal White Knights says the organization has tripled in size since President Obama’s election though he would not divulge membership totals That growth is consistent with the uptick in hate groups around the nation which the SPLC estimates has risen from 602 in 2000 to 939 in 2013 Heidi Beirich who leads SPLC’s Intelligence Project says the higher numbers can be traced directly to the 2000 US Census showing that the country would become a majority minority nation by 2043 “They started freaking out” she says of white-supremacy organizations Jones says he kept in touch with Cross and described him as a “good Christian man who spoke out for what he believes in” He says they last spoke a couple of months ago “I think hes just fed up with the way the worlds going I can see why he is the way he is to an extent A lot of white people are getting fed up with what people are doing" Other Klan leaders were quick to distance their groups from Cross "He had no credibility in the white-nationalist movement" says Robb "There are people who use the name Klan put on a Klan robe put some crazy thing on YouTube and say theyre going to exterminate all non-whites That becomes a statement from the Klan Its not Its some loser that lives in a little world of Hatesville” Robb has led an effort to soften the Klan’s image changing the name of the organization’s top position from "imperial wizard" to "national director" and requiring members to wear business suits instead of the trademark white robes at Klan functions and public rallies The Montana-based United Klans of America recently tried a similar tack when it met with the NAACP likely the first between the two organizations The Klan’s messaging may have changed but experts say the substance remains the same “For the most part they still have nasty websites They still preach hate about immigrants They still preach hate about black folks It’s basically a bunch of squabbling infighting factions who don’t like each other” says the SPLC’s Beirich “Some groups do try to position themselves to say they’re just fighting for white rights that they’re not racist But that’s absurd It’s just racism dressed up in a new language” Contact us at [email protected] And that might be a part of our drive and our work ethic: we all come from working class backgrounds, and all the records were from that era: the Beatles,Hunt was convicted of underage drinking in 2007, returning a phone call to an officer.

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"We looked at the general way that parents can affect their childs obesity even if they are not trying to control specific health-related behaviors,com. it wont affect me, against all the odds,U." US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said into her cell phone only to hear it played back on YouTube) And in the Crimea and Ukraine disinformation has been a key component in the "hybrid war" that allows the Kremlin maneuvering room it would not have if reality were uncontested The doctrine aims to keep off balance nations already shaken by events But even for the Kremlin delivering 20000 DNC emails to WikiLeaks would be an extraordinarily bold move The site is both famous and notorious for publishing whatever it decides the public ought to see The sites founder Julian Assangewho signaled that he had the emails in Juneboasted of timing their release for the eve of the convention in order to maximize damage to Clinton whose candidacy he says he opposes The effect was to greatly amplify the evident involvement of the Russians "Theres nothing surprising about the idea of Russia collecting information by clandestine means and leaking it for political effect" says Ed Lucas author of The New Cold War "What would be new is that theyre doing it to try to swing an election in America And that is quite a big deal" Quite This US presidential race entered uncharted waters many months ago Seeing it further roiled pushes every-thing into a whole new realm Governments often meddle in the affairs of other governmentswho will rule Ukraine is one of the sore points between the Kremlin and Washingtonbut foreign actors understandably fear the consequences of being caught tainting the democratic process of the worlds only super-power Previous attemptsby South Vietnam to bolster Nixon in 1968 and even by Iran to punish Jimmy Carter in 1980were small potatoes by comparison The effect of the leak was immediate Democratic chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was forced to announce her resignation on the eve of the convention she was supposed to gavel to order The leaked emails suggested what partisans of Bernie Sanders had long maintained: national committee officials clearly favored Clinton "I think I read he is an atheist" reads one email from DNC chief financial officer Brad Marshall plotting against the insurgent "My Southern Baptist peeps would draw a big difference between a Jew and an atheist" The flap fired the embers of the die-hard Sanders supporters at the very moment Democrats in Philadelphia were trying to line up one and all behind the nominee "In 2016 elections are stolen in front of peoples eyes" said Paula -Olivares a defiant alternate Sanders delegate from Georgia when she joined a walkout in protest on the second day Democrats are braced for more Assange (who has hosted a show on Russian state television) hinted as much and Clinton supporters fretted about breaches wherever politicos gathered online in her name Bloomberg reported in June of a breach at the Clinton Foundation long regarded as a point of particular vulnerability for the nominee who held the office of Secretary of State while her husband solicited funds from world leaders Putin would not have been among them His antipathy for Clinton is a matter of recordand the most visible motive for a hack In 2011 when Clinton was still President Obamas top diplomat Putin publicly blamed her for encouraging the massive 2011 street protests that amounted to the strongest threat to his rule to date "She set the tone for some actors in our country and gave them a signal" Putin said at the time "They heard the signal and with the support of the US State Department began active work" Putins feelings toward Trump are a bit more complicated Republicans typically make opposition to Russias leader a center-piece of their foreign policy Mitt Romney famously called Russia "our No 1 geopolitical foe" But Trump has been far more kind declining to condemn the Kremlins human-rights record during the campaign Although the two have never met Trump has tweeted his admiration for the strongman: "Putin has become a big hero in Russia with an all time high popularity" While announcing the 2013 Miss Universe Pageant in Moscow Trump asked "Do you think Putin will be going … if so will he become my new best friend" As a candidate for President Trump relies on aides deeply involved in Russian affairs One campaign adviser Carter Page was an adviser to Gazprom the Russian stateowned energy goliath Campaign chairman Paul Manafort was a strategist for Putins choice for President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych who now lives under Putins protection in Russia after being overthrown by a popular movement in 2014 In a detail that Democratic operatives call both chilling and telling the DNC staffer who was investigating Manaforts Russian and Ukrainian ties stopped when she learned her personal email was being hacked Alexandra Chalupa took a screenshot of the prompt from Yahoo security that came up when she logged into her personal account warning "We strongly suspect that your account has been the target of state–sponsored actors" For Trump the most damaging element of a Kremlin hack might be the focus it puts on the similarities between his foreign policy priorities and those of Putin "Trump presents a different narrative which in many ways corresponds to what Putin has always said" notes Fyodor Lukyanov a Russian expert on foreign policy with close ties to the Kremlin "So yes people here view his chances at the very least with a certain level of interest" The candidate for instance has pointedly refused to say that he will honor the NATO charter and guarantee US military support for countries like Estoniaa fellow NATO member that borders Russiawere the Baltic nation to come under military attack by Moscow And as the GOP platform was hammered out in Cleveland before the convention Trump aides rose to water down language that originally called for "providing lethal defensive weapons" to Ukrainian rebels fighting Russian forces in their country The softer language inserted by the Trump campaign called for "appropriate assistance" On the question of the DNC hack however Trump has maintained his trademark airiness Others may be alarmed by mounting evidence that a foreign power penetrated and pillaged one of the nations major political parties For Trump it was another opportunity to color outside the lines "I will tell you this Russia if youre listening I hope youre able to find the 30000 emails that are missing" the GOP nominee said at a July 27 news conference alluding to the messages that Clinton deleted from her private server after deeming them personal "I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press" So far the only thing we know for sure about the hacks is that theyve proven the DNCs ham-handedness US officials declare themselves increasingly convinced that Russia was behind the hack But the view from Moscow is different Experts inside Russia acknowledge that the Kremlin has the capability to root through the files of the DNC and worse But they express doubt that Putin actually did itpartly because it turned out so badly "You would need approval from a very high level and you would need to be sure that this will work" says Gleb Pavlovsky who served as Putins adviser on political affairs and propaganda from 2000 to 2011 "I dont think he would interfere in such an improvisational way Its too slapdash Its an improvisation that involves exposing your own methods your technology" Nor is it clear that the Kremlin actually wants to see Trump elected As Lukyanov put it "Hillary is the worst but Trump is a question mark" On the other hand in Russia ambiguity is a central goal of the strategic approach articulated most recently in February 2013 by Valery Gerasimov chief of the Russian general staff The "Gerasimov doctrine" holds that modern conflicts are not waged with guns so much as by dirty tricks which aim to destabilize and covertly weaken the enemy from within "In practice" says analyst Konstantin Sivkov "you can say that hybrid warfare can be successful when the opponents political system is unstable" By that standard the US presidential campaign qualifies as both a ripe target and a satisfying spectacle Tom Graham who was George W Bushs top national–security adviser on Russia says the real aim of the hack may not have been to help Trump or hurt Clinton but simply to publicize the unseemly side of US politics "The conduct of the campaign up to this point plays into a narrative that the Kremlin finds quite positive: the US has enormous problems the democratic system doesnt work nearly as well as we say it does" he says Any tilting of the scales would just be a bonus "The Kremlin team does take pleasure as does the Russian establishment more generally in seeing Trumps brutality" says Pavlovsky "The fact that this brutality is not directed at Russia is enjoyable in itself" Less enjoyable even for a US that already monitors almost every corner of the wired world is the vulnerability that seems part and parcel of digital life Only a year ago the Office of Personnel Management ruefully announced that a foreign power (by all accounts China) had vacuumed up the records of more than 21 million peoplemillions of them government job applicants for positions with top-secret clearance The breach may have been the worst in US history lasting at least a year The ultimate binary actionon or off yes or nomay well be casting a vote And Graham says we would do well to bear that in mind as Election Day approaches Most electronic ballots are backed up by paper so a hack would not be easy But the former National Security Council aide conjures a nightmare scenario of waking up on Nov 9 to an astounding result from one or two states perhaps a 20-point victory for Trump in California "If someone wanted to do great damage to the US, The biggest challenge is going to be an exciting one Im sure is how are we going to bring all of that together looking at it from a bigger lens as opposed to just going after one sourcewhich was historically Fox News. not run away and hide, However, says Stanbury. 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