Caitlin Johnstone raises concern that these consultants' investment in the U.S. power establishment can lead to poor analyses.
In a memo to President Trump, former U.S. intelligence officers cite forensic studies that indicate data was leaked (not hacked) by a DNC insider, then doctored to incriminate Russia.
Cyber-criminal efforts to hack into U.S. government databases are epidemic, and this ugly reality is being exploited to foist blame on the Kremlin and fuel hysteria.
By demanding nations put more money into the military alliance, the president may cause some Europeans to rethink anti-Russian propaganda.
So far, the scandal has been smoke and mirrors, with no chargeable offenses and not a scintilla of convincing proof of Russian meddling in the election.
Information from President Obama's intelligence chiefs raises new doubts about a Jan. 6 report and its allegation that Russia "hacked" the 2016 election.