Newer News: May 2017
April 2017 Intelligence News
- State Department releases documents on Argentina abuses during military dictatorship, news note, April 27. "These documents were hand-delivered to Argentine President Mauricio Macri this morning by President Donald J. Trump as another demonstration of the importance the United States places on its bilateral relations with Argentina."
- Senate gives limited resources to Russia election-meddling probe by Dustin Volz, Reuters, April 24. "The Senate's main investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is equipped with a much smaller staff than previous high-profile intelligence and scandal probes in Congress."
- The Assad Regime's Use of Chemical Weapons on April 4, 2017, White House release, April 11. "We cannot publicly release all available intelligence on this attack due to the need to protect sources and methods, but the following includes an unclassified summary of the U.S. Intelligence Community's analysis of this attack."
- Tom Cotton: It's 'unusual' for White House officials like Susan Rice to make unmasking requests by Lauren Carroll, Politifact, April 6. "However, experts in intelligence collection and classified information told us it's normal for someone in such a high-up national security role to make unmasking requests, and it would be hard, though not impossible, to abuse the practice for political purposes."
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