September 10 2019
The U.S. successfully extracted a high-level intelligence asset from Russia in 2017, reports CNN.
The decision to launch the mission came shortly after a May 2017 meeting in which President Trump discussed classified information on Syria with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, said Trump administration officials.
Then-CIA director Mike Pompeo and other intelligence officials worried that Trump could expose the source to Russian counterintelligence officers, the...
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