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News With Ed -- January 09, 2017

We’ll never get a ‘sources and methods’ approach to Russian ‘interference’ – former CIA officer
President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to respond to Meryl Streep’s criticism that he has an “instinct to humiliate.” Is Trump’s persistent tweeting a good or bad thing? Former CIA director James Woolsey, who left the Trump team, has called it a security risk. To weigh in, Siraj Hashmi, assistant editor at Red Alert Politics, and Brad Bauman, partner at the Pastorum Group, join “News With Ed.”

Establishment doing everything it can to stop Trump-Putin alliance – Fmr diplomat on NATO buildup
Another shipload of American military hardware has arrived at the German port of Bremerhaven to reinforce US commitment to its allies against the perceived Russian threat, ensuring Europe remains “whole, free, prosperous and at peace.” This is just the latest in a NATO buildup near the Russian border. Former US diplomat Jim Jatras joins “News With Ed” to discuss.

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