: :inin Kyiv (EET)

US Counterintel Strategy Emphasizes Protection of Democracy

A new counterintelligence strategy released Monday ranks fighting foreign influence in U.S. elections and countering the theft of research and innovation among the top national security priorities over the next two years.In focusing on foreign interference in elections, the strategy touches on a sensitive subject for President Donald Trump. The president has been dismissive of intelligence agencies’ findings that Russia interfered in the 2016 election and he was impeached by the House after multiple officials testified he pressured Ukraine, a critical foreign ally, to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. The Senate acquitted Trump last week.The document from the …read more

Source:: Voice of America



Share This

Share this post with your friends!