Ep. 23: How Russia Honed Its ‘Information Weapons’ Even Before The 2016 Election

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Retired Gen. Michael Hayden, author of the new book “Assault on Intelligence,” discusses efforts Russia made to latch onto controversial narratives in the United States even before Donald Trump was running for President. Remember “Jade Helm”? Or Ebola coming across the southern border? Hayden, who served as NSA director and head of the CIA, examines how Russian bots propagated conspiracies that originated in the U.S.

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