MSNBC: Mike Morell and Mike Rogers Write Op-Ed Saying Russia Never Stopped Cyber Attacks on the U.S.

Watts: ‘Kremlin playbook never stopped’


GEIST: "Following yesterday’s 'Washington Post' report on America’s lack of a coherent response to Russia's information war online, two former Intel officials, ex-acting C.I.A. director Mike Morell and former House Intel Committee chairman Mike Rogers have a new op ed that says Russia never stopped its cyber attacks on the United States. They write this: 'Russia’s information operations tactics since the election are more numerous than can be listed here. But to get a sense of the breadth of Russian activity, consider the messaging spread by Kremlin-oriented accounts on Twitter. In a single week this month, Moscow used these accounts to discredit the F.B.I. after it was revealed that an agent had been demoted for sending anti-Donald Trump texts; to attack ABC News for an erroneous report involving President Trump and Michael Flynn, to critique the Obama Administration for allegedly green-lighting the communication between Flynn and then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, and to warn about violence by immigrants after a jury acquitted an undocumented Mexican accused of murdering a San Francisco woman.' Morell and Rogers go on to write that other countries like Turkey and China are adopting the use of social media to influence other countries and that the sanctions imposed in the last year have failed to check and to deter these policies." 

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