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The nation’s top spies said Russia is continuing to target the U.S. political system

Washington Post 158 sources

Officials said there are efforts underway to confront Russian meddling, but lawmakers warned that no response will work if President Trump denies the threat.

U.S. intel agencies expect Russia to escalate election meddling

NBC News

In a new report, analysts predict Russia will conduct "bolder and more disruptive cyber operations during the next year."

Spy chief warns on Trump aides' clearance

BBC / US / Canada

Dan Coats was responding to a question about presidential adviser Jared Kushner and an ousted aide.

Russian Threat To U.S. Elections To Persist Through 2018, Intel Boss Warns Congress

NPR

Moscow's interference in the United States and the West has continued since 2016 and is forecast to persist through this year's midterm races, the U.S. intelligence community says.

Russia plans 2018 midterm elections interference, intelligence chiefs warn

Washington Times

Top U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia is laying the online groundwork to meddle in this year's midterm elections, and they warned that both Russia and China are barreling toward weapons designed to take out American…

North Korea an 'increasing threat,' warn top intelligence officials

CNBC / U.S.

North Korea won't give up its nukes and Americans shouldn't fall for the charm offensive, US officials said Tuesday.

U.S. 2018 elections 'under attack' by Russia: U.S. intelligence chief

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of U.S. intelligence agencies warned on Tuesday that Russia will try to interfere in the 2018 U.S. midterm elections by using social media to spread propaganda and misleading reports, much as it did in the…

Russia Is Already Trying to Undermine the 2018 Elections, Top Spies Say

TIME

The nation’s top spies told Congress Tuesday that Russia has taken steps to influence the 2018 U.S. midterm elections, using propaganda, social media, false personas, other means of influence to try to exacerbate social and political…

Midterm Elections Are Vulnerable to Russian Meddling, U.S. Spy Chief Says

The November midterm elections are vulnerable to the same kind of Russian interference that plagued the 2016 presidential election, the Trump administration’s top intelligence official said Tuesday.

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