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WASHINGTON | US general warns of complacency in fight against extremists

WASHINGTON — The top U.S. military officer is warning that nations must not become complacent against the threat of violent extremist groups, as world leaders turn to other more pressing security issues. Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, tells a conference of 80 international defense chiefs that easing pressure on al-Qaida … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US general warns of complacency in fight against extremists

HELSINKI | Estonia suspects former officer, father spied for Russia

HELSINKI — Estonian officials said Wednesday that a former military officer and his father have been arrested on suspicion of treason and spying for Russia. The state prosecutor’s office and the Estonian Internal Security Service, or the security police, said in a joint statement that Deniss Metsavas, born in 1980, and Pjotr Volin, born in … Continue reading HELSINKI | Estonia suspects former officer, father spied for Russia