Monday, January 09, 2017

COLD WAR 2 - Russian Attack on U.S. Political System

THE RESISTANCE - It should be obvious that Trump (like many) will NEVER believe anything that does not fit his world-view.  Need I say, this is a very, very dangerous in a President of the United States.

"Part 1 — Russian meddling doubters should wait to see report, says Brennan" PBS NewsHour 1/3/2017


SUMMARY:  John Brennan, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss the CIA's upcoming report looking into Russia's alleged election hacking, claims by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the CIA's role in preventing cyberattacks and regrets about the Syrian civil war, in the first of a two-part conversation.
Unclassified Full Report (PDF)

"Part 2 — John Brennan on what his CIA successor needs to worry about" PBS NewsHour 1/4/2017


SUMMARY:  CIA Director John Brennan joins Judy Woodruff for the second installment of our interview to discuss concerns raised by European intelligence officials regarding possible Russian intrusion in upcoming elections, whether the U.S. is on the verge of a new Cold War with Russia, and the nuclear weapon capabilities of North Korea.

"Why trust is essential between the president and intelligence community" PBS NewsHour 1/4/2017


SUMMARY:  President-elect Donald Trump has routinely taken a skeptical stance toward the U.S. intelligence community.  As the release nears of a report on alleged Russian hacking in the U.S. election, Judy Woodruff gets views from James Woolsey, senior advisor to the Trump Transition and a former CIA director; and Jeffrey Smith, former General Counsel to the CIA.

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