Who Was the CIA’s Top Mole in Moscow?

Who Was the CIA’s Top Mole in Moscow?‘Daily BeastExclusive: US extracted top spy from inside Russia in 2017‘CNNA shocking CNN scoop confirms: Officials are defending our country from Trump‘The Washington PostPsst! Don’t Tell Trump‘The New York TimesThe media is being criticized for risking safety of former CIA asset‘Business InsiderView full coverage on Google News

Russia never managed to find the CIA’s source inside the Kremlin, but the continuing fight over the 2016 election is now catching up with the agency’s Russian superstar spy.

The CIA pulled its top agent in Russia out of the country in 2016 because the agency feared authorities there might uncover the source at any moment. Who Was the CIA's Top Mole in Moscow? – Daily Beast | News ... newsfortomorrow.com/index.php/2019/09/10/ who-was-the-cias-top-mole-in -moscow... Who Was the CIA's Top Mole in Moscow? Daily BeastIntel veterans react to report that US had to extract spy from Russia INSIDERExclusive: US extracted top spy from inside Russia in 2017 CNNPsst! Don't Tell Trump The New York TimesVladimir Putin's in trouble, and the Moscow election results are just the start of his problems NBCNews.comView full coverage on Google News Source link CNN and the New York Times say those fears stemmed at least in part from President Trump’s loose lips. So who was our man (or woman) in Moscow and why did the since retired agent turn up at the center of yet another political feud over the 2016 election?


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Date: 2019-09-10T01:57:10.000Z
Author: Adam Rawnsley
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A shocking CNN scoop confirms: Officials are defending our country from Trump

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And according to this extraordinary CNN story, from early in his presidency, the intelligence community felt it had no choice but to make decisions based on the likelihood that the person with almost unlimited access to American secrets probably couldn’t keep his mouth shut ‘ especially when it came to Russia:

In a previously undisclosed secret mission in 2017, the United States successfully extracted from Russia one of its highest-level covert sources inside the Russian government, multiple Trump administration officials with direct knowledge told CNN.

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Psst! Don’t Tell Trump

It’s sometimes lost amid Donald Trump’s endless affronts to the Republic, but the undermining of American intelligence capabilities is one of the overarching stories of his administration.

So CNN’s scoop on Monday about the exfiltration of a top American intelligence asset in Russia is, like so much in the Trump era, both staggering and not at all surprising. Who Was the CIA's Top Mole in Moscow? - Daily Beast - Nze News nzenews.com/2019/09/10/ who-was-the-cias-top-mole-in -moscow-daily-beast Who Was the CIA’s Top Mole in Moscow? Daily Beast Possible Russian spy for CIA now living in Washington area NBC News Exclusive: US extracted top spy from inside Russia in 2017 CNN Psst! Don’t Tell Trump The New York Times US secretly extracted top Russian government spy in 2017 CNN View full coverage on Google News Credit: Source link According to CNN, in a secret mission in 2017, America ‘extracted from Russia one of its highest-level covert sources inside the Russian government,’ partly because of worries that Trump’s cavalier handling of intelligence information could expose the person. Who Was the CIA’s Top Mole in Moscow? - Bioreports bioreports.net/ who-was-the-cias-top-mole-in -moscow The CIA had to pull its top agent in Russia out of the country in 2016 because the agency feared authorities there might uncover the source at any moment. CNN and the New York Times say those fears stemmed at least in part from President Trump’s loose lips. So who was our man (or woman)… On Monday evening, The New York Times added to the story, reporting that the source was a Russian official whose job provided ‘access to the highest level of the Kremlin.’


Date: 2019-09-10T01:55:31.000Z
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The media is being criticized for risking safety of former CIA asset

A handful of media outlets published details about a former CIA asset this week that could put that person’s safety at risk.

CNN first reported on the source’s existence on Monday morning but withheld information about the source’s work and identity. Who Was the CIA's Top Mole in Moscow? – Daily Beast ... www.worldenvironment.tv/2019/09/10/ who-was-the-cias-top-mole-in -moscow-daily-beast Who Was the CIA's Top Mole in Moscow? – Daily Beast; Sharon Osbourne debuts her new face-lift on 'The Talk': 'Still a little bit of pain' – USA TODAY September 10, 2019. Mom Shares Heartbreaking Photo of Son to Show How Childhood Cancer 'Affects the Entire Family' – Yahoo Lifestyle The report claimed the source had to be extracted from Russia in 2017 in part because of concerns about the way President Donald Trump handled classified intelligence following a meeting with two Russian officials that May.

The information Trump shared with the Russians in 2017 wasn’t related to the CIA’s asset. CIA, FBI search for mole who gave top-secret docs to WikiLeaks nypost.com /2017/04/19/ cia -fbi-search-for- mole -who-gave- top -secret-docs-to-wiki... CIA, FBI search for mole who gave top-secret docs to WikiLeaks. “It is time to call out WikiLeaks for what it really is: a non-state hostile intelligence service often abetted by state actors like Russia,” Pompeo said while speaking to the Center for Strategic and International Studies think tank. But the president’s disregard for strict intelligence-sharing rules to protect highly placed sources “prompted intelligence officials to renew earlier discussions about the potential risk” that the source in Russia would be exposed, CNN reported.


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Date: 2019-09-10
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