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Why American Spies Worry When Trump Meets Putin

By The Atlantic

Just as the Russian leader has unleashed his intelligence and security services, the American president has kneecapped and undermined his ownRead full story

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  • Is Trump a witting asset of Russia? Intelligence keeps turning into evidence.

  • It’s truly terrifying. Imagine the plotting and scheming that’s been taking place on the Russian side and contrast it with what’s happening on the American side. So far the Trump admin hasn’t been able to articulate what it wants out of the meeting except very broad topics. Putin will have a checklist

    It’s truly terrifying. Imagine the plotting and scheming that’s been taking place on the Russian side and contrast it with what’s happening on the American side. So far the Trump admin hasn’t been able to articulate what it wants out of the meeting except very broad topics. Putin will have a checklist and most of it will be disguised as other stuff.

  • The United States under Trump = Russia Annexed

  • Your fake news is appalling- anti Russian-Sorros propaganda-Russia had every reason to retake Crimea- it was 62% Russian and only on loan to Ukraine on condition of land access to Black Sea naval base- we turned. Ukraine anti- Russian and denied land access - almost a declaration of war- Russia had no

    Your fake news is appalling- anti Russian-Sorros propaganda-Russia had every reason to retake Crimea- it was 62% Russian and only on loan to Ukraine on condition of land access to Black Sea naval base- we turned. Ukraine anti- Russian and denied land access - almost a declaration of war- Russia had no option other than taking Crimea back - our state dept under Hillary was the criminal.

  • Highly perceptive analysis from a long-timeUS intelligence official: Putin is a conman and Trump is his mark. Read it, please, and share with people who think the US will derive any benefit from this meeting.

  • This is a shallow, silly polemic, based on ideology, speculation, false assumptions, and unsupported assertions. It is not a work of serious analysis. I learned nothing from it. There is nothing in it that hasn't been repeated ad nauseum since the election by the NYT and WaPo. It was the previous administration

    This is a shallow, silly polemic, based on ideology, speculation, false assumptions, and unsupported assertions. It is not a work of serious analysis. I learned nothing from it. There is nothing in it that hasn't been repeated ad nauseum since the election by the NYT and WaPo. It was the previous administration which opened the door for Russia in Ukraine and Syria with it's sophomoric 'reset’ policy and timidity. Putin used Obama's fumbles in Syria to successfully flood Europe with refugees. Obama and Rhodes deliberately undercut US influence in every theatre of conflict around the world, from the South China Sea through the Mideast to Venezuela, and now the author wants to blame Trump for the mess they left behind. In my opinion, this sort of ideological, intellectually lazy non-analysis is a perfect indication of what is wrong with our intelligence services.

  • The party who has been outsmarted in every major battle they've had with President Trump is giving advice on not being outsmarted? Do they really wonder why the majority laughs at them and why most no longer take them seriously - including world leaders?

  • Yeah Trump will get played like when Obama and Hillary sold 25% of America’s uranium to Russia ...tell me again who is getting played ..Oh yeah the last Administration

  • SCARY: POSSIBLE SALE US AMERICANS, OUT FOR A PACKAGE DEAL. SHISH.

  • Why not call it what it is? Treason! It’s not unusual for a President to meet with Dictators & Other Leaders in the World, But trumpkkk is So far up Putin Rear he is Blinded by All the B.S. I will be calling it “ Treason” until proven wrong! WATCH!

  • I do think Putin does have the upper hand in this meeting. While the analysis maybe a little biased the author is correct in his assertion of the public in-fighting between the president and the CIA. A fact which not only seems haphazard but makes the US look weak. Something that should not occur especially

    I do think Putin does have the upper hand in this meeting. While the analysis maybe a little biased the author is correct in his assertion of the public in-fighting between the president and the CIA. A fact which not only seems haphazard but makes the US look weak. Something that should not occur especially meeting someone as dangerous as Putin.

  • Well put and every word based in fact.Obama and Clinton really threw America and what we stand for under the bus repeatedly and the FAKE NEWS praised him for it.Whats really sad is the FNews really thinks we care or believe what they are reporting.Its impossible to even have a conversation with someone

    Well put and every word based in fact.Obama and Clinton really threw America and what we stand for under the bus repeatedly and the FAKE NEWS praised him for it.Whats really sad is the FNews really thinks we care or believe what they are reporting.Its impossible to even have a conversation with someone or even listen to them when they throw words like racist,nazi,white supremacist,bigot,just to name a few,all have been used to describe the POTUS by the FAKE NEWS.I support Trump and all he has done and is trying to do.MAGA!!!!

  • Will Trump get played?

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