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American Sock Puppet

Forget collusion. U.S. counterspies worry the president has— wittingly or unwittingly—become a Kremlin ‘asset’

SPYTALK

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ASSET CLASS? Veteran spy handlers have judged Trump an easy mark for Putin, who spent years in the KGB sizing up and exploiting a target’s vulnerabilities.
MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/TASS/GETTY

“The risks are growing for activists who take on Russia’s powerful nuclear agency.”

DWAYNE BERNARD

LAST MAY, A TOP WHITE HOUSE NATIONAL security official met in Washington with senior Russian officials and handed over details of a secret operation Israel had shared with its U.S. counterparts. The meeting shocked veteran U.S. counterspies. The American official was not arrested, and he continues to work in the White House today, albeit under close scrutiny.

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