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Wednesday, June 15, 2016
What Russia's DNC Hack Tells Us About Hillary Clinton's Private Email Server
The Post seems on board with the benign nature of the attack: “The intrusions are an example of Russia’s interest in the U.S. political system and its desire to understand the policies, strengths and weaknesses of a potential future president…”
The Post admits that such hacked information could prove of operational significance to Russian policy makers. For example, Russia might use Donald Trump’s foreign investments “to indicate where it can get away with foreign adventurism.” In other words, the greater concern is not Russian hacking but whether Trump may place his business interests above national interests as President. In reality, the exclusive indirectly speaks to a more sinister aspect of Russian cyber spying.