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Man Bites Watchdog, Russia Election Hack & Zika Hype
Above, Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction John Sopko
Here’s what’s coming up Sunday on Full Measure.
I speak to former Obama Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, David Shedd, who explains why it’s so tough for our intel agencies to determine whether Russia or anyone else tried to influence our elections. He says even if we trace a cyberattack to a certain country, it doesn’t necessarily mean it started there, since signals can be bounced off servers in different countries to mask the origin. It’s also difficult to know whether a cyber attacker was working with the foreign government or is a lone wolf.
Former Obama head of Defense Intelligence Agency David Shedd
We’ll also talk to one of the most effective Inspectors General in government, John Sopko. Sopko was appointed by President Obama to police the $115 billion tax dollars spent in Afghanistan to rebuild the country. As he’s found rampant waste, fraud and abuse, he’s developed some powerful enemies among forces who are apparently trying to controversialize and silence him.
John Sopko, Obama’s Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction
And we’ll dissect the Zika hype. With no epidemic in the U.S. after all, Congress still recently committed $1.1 billion tax dollars to the cause. Lisa Fletcher goes to Miami to measure the unintended consequences of the Zika hype on the business community and the environment.
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2008 December: President Obama nominates Hillary Clinton for secretary of state. 2009 Jan. 13: Reports say the clintonemail.com domain was established. Jan. 21: Senate confirms Clinton as secretary of state. March 18: Clinton will later name this as the date she began using a private server for government business. 2012 Sept. 11: Islamic extremists launch […]