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Trump: US intelligence doubted Russia urged Taliban to kill US troops

07 July, 2020 9:35 am 9:35 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was not told about a reported Russian effort to get the Taliban to kill US soldiers because many US intelligence officials doubted its veracity, a stance contradicted by four US and European sources and by its inclusion in a widely read CIA report in … Read More


Election 2020 strategy: Facebook, tech companies meet with US intelligence

09 September, 2019 5:18 am 5:18 am

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – A number of technology companies including Facebook Inc, Alphabet’s Google, Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc met with representatives of the US government on Wednesday to discuss security strategies related to the 2020 US election, Facebook said in a statement. The security teams of the companies met with representatives from the Federal Bureau … Read More

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Trump slams US intelligence chiefs as passive, naive on Iran

01 January, 2019 9:02 am 9:02 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday called US intelligence chiefs “extremely passive and naive” on Iran and dismissed their assessments of the threat posed by North Korea a day after they contradicted his views during congressional testimony. His comments drew criticism from some of his fellow Republicans in Congress, some of whom have … Read More