It's an issue that has been brewing for months in clandestine U.S. intelligence circles but burst into public debate last week, when former CIA Director John O. Brennan suddenly told lawmakers, "I know what the Russians try to do. They try to suborn individuals and try to get individuals, including U.S. individuals, to act on their behalf, wittingly or unwittingly."
Former CIA Director John O. Brennan said one of Russia's favorite spycraft tricks is to "suborn" agents to work for them, either wittingly or otherwise, and that the technique may have been part of the election hacking.
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