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Top-Level Source Extracted From Russia In 2017 Amid Concerns About Trump's Mishandling Of Intel

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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