Boys and their toys…
Proportional response could include leaking documents to expose the “unsavory tactics” of Putin.
The Obama administration is asking the CIA to prepare possible retaliation scenarios against the Russian government in response to recent hacks surrounding the US presidential election.
FULL REPORT: @NBCNews has learned the CIA is preparing a major unprecedented cyber-strike against Russia. @CynthiaMcFadden reports pic.twitter.com/MjxKrdL7zS
— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) October 14, 2016
According to NBC News, sources say the agency has been tasked with preparing a “clandestine” and wide-ranged cyber operation aimed at embarrassing Russian President Vladimir Putin and other high-ranking Kremlin leaders.
“The sources did not elaborate on the exact measures the CIA was considering, but said the agency had already begun opening cyber doors, selecting targets and making other preparations for an operation,” the report states.
Given the unprecedented nature of the operation, the White House – if it chooses to proceed – is…
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