Political Intelligence Report
President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. military intelligence analyst behind the biggest breach of classified materials in U.S. history, the White House said.
USA POLITICS: Sabrina De Sousa Ex-CIA Agent to Be Extradited to Italy Begs Trump to Save Her From Prison
Sabrina De Sousa, 60, is scheduled to be extradited from Portugal today to serve four years in jail for her role in the Bush-era US extraordinary renditions program.
Steele’s dealings with the FBI on Trump, initially with the senior agent who had started the FIFA probe and then moved to a post in Europe, began in July.
UK POLITICS: Terrified! Trump Russian Dirty Dossier Writer Christopher Steele, British MI6 Spy On the Run
Christopher Steele 52, former MI6 officer, fled from his home in Surrey after realising it was only a matter of time until his name became public knowledge.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, “It is an attempt to damage our bilateral relations. Hysteria is being whipped up to maintain a political witch hunt.”
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: “We are observing a serious fatigue with these accusations. It truly is reminiscent of a witch-hunt.”
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, under police investigation for suspected corruption, was caught on tape negotiating mutual benefits with arch-foe.
It was the first acknowledgement from a senior member of the president-elect’s team that Trump has accepted that Moscow was involved in the hacking.
“We are issuing US$20,000 reward for information leading to arrest or exposure of any Obama admin agent destroying significant records,” WikiLeaks tweets.
“The idea that we’re jumping to conclusions before we have a final report is irresponsible,” Donald Trump’s spokesman Sean Spicer told CNN.
USA POLITICS: Discovered! Russian Hacking Code Detected On Burlington Electric Department Laptop, FBI Alerted
Russian hacking campaign dubbed Grizzly Steppe by the Obama administration has been detected on a laptop associated with a Vermont electric utility.
In response to the threat to U.S. national security posed by Russian interference in our elections, Obama approved an amendment to Executive Order 13964.
USA POLITICS: Obama Statement on Actions in Response to Russian Malicious Cyber Activity And Harassment
I ordered a number of actions in response to Russian government’s aggressive harassment of U.S. officials and cyber operations aimed at the U.S. election.
“No new money will come into the ETF bank account,” Eric Trump wrote in an email message, according to the Post, in reference to the Eric Trump Foundation.
Kemi Adeosun said this is to consolidate anti-corruption campaign of federal government, adding that the identity of the whistleblower would be protected.
US government spent decades preparing responses to malicious hacking by foreign power but had no clear strategy when Russia launched disinformation campaign.
The likely meddling by Russia “is a serious issue, but it doesn’t require a select committee,” said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Despite strenuous denials, UK-made cluster bombs are indeed being used by Britain’s theocratic ally Saudi Arabia in its war on impoverished Yemen.
Republicans said Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has refused their requests for full briefings of Congress’ two intelligence committees.
The papers, which used Ali’s birth name Cassius Clay, includes a request for agents to monitor his divorce that year from his first wife as a “lead.”