Tag: International Relations

At Border of 2 Nuclear-Armed Nations: Machine Guns, Anxiety and Dancing

ALONG THE INDIA-PAKISTAN BORDER — Long before the action starts, the crowd starts building, thousands of people, from all walks of life, inexorably pulled toward each other from two different directions — children riding their fathers’ shoulders, young mothers walking briskly beside them, older folks struggling to keep up. Up ahead the loudspeakers roar. “Are […]

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As Protests in South America Surged, So Did Russian Trolls on Twitter, U.S. Finds

WASHINGTON — Watching political unrest explode across South America this fall, officials at the State Department noticed an eerily similar pattern in anti-government protests that otherwise had little in common. In Chile, nearly 10 percent of all tweets supporting protests in late October originated with Twitter accounts that had a high certainty of being linked […]

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