April 17, 2017

Battle intensifies between Trump’s CIA, WikiLeaks

By Adam Klein

Source: The Hill

Journalist(s) Morgan Chalfant

The battle between the CIA and WikiLeaks is intensifying.

CIA Director Mike Pompeo used his first major public remarks on Thursday to skewer WikiLeaks as a “non-state hostile intelligence service” willing to work with Russia and other foreign actors to promote their interests.

He blasted Julian Assange as a “fraud” interested in his own fame, seeking to undermine efforts by the WikiLeaks founder to be viewed as a legitimate ally of civil libertarians.

Read the full article at The Hill.

  • Adam Klein

    Senior Fellow

    Adam Klein is a Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security.  His research centers on the intersection of national security policy and law, including government su...