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Old 07-07-2017   #11
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REMEMBER the goal of Russian propaganda, disinformation, fake news is based in their use of the 6Ds Principles....

Distort....Distract....Dismiss....Deflect.....ALL designed to create Doubt and Distrust....

Question now is are they succeeding??


Trump’s leaks crackdown sends chills through national security world

Agency officials say measures have been taken to isolate leakers, creating a culture of fear.

By Ali Watkins and Josh Dawsey
07/07/2017 05:11 AM EDT
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/0...-chills-240274


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National security officials across the federal government say they are seeing new restrictions on who can access sensitive information, fueling fears in the intelligence and security community that the Trump administration has stepped up a stealthy operation to smoke out leakers.
Officials at various national security agencies also say they are becoming more concerned that the administration is carefully tracking what they’re doing and who they’re talking to — then plotting to use them as a scapegoat or accuse them of leaks.

One U.S. official voiced concern over even talking to their superiors about a benign call from a reporter. The agency this official works for had started limiting staff’s access to information, they said, and it would make it far easier to figure out who was talking to people in the media.
There was suspicion, the official said, that the agency was even tracking what they printed, to keep tabs on what information they were accessing.
BLUF....
the Trump WH leaks faster than most previous WHs.....they do not mind who leaks they just want to control it...
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