WikiLeaks Releases Documents On Alleged CIA Spying On French Presidential Candidates

DC: Anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks released a set of documents allegedly showing CIA espionage on candidates in France’s 2012 presidential elections.

The seven pages of documents appear to be classified orders for intelligence operatives to gather information regarding candidates’ political strategies and internal communications. WikiLeaks’ release of the documents comes amid growing tensions between Trump and the intelligence community over leaks of classified information that have portrayed people close to Trump in a negative light.

“All major French political parties were targeted for infiltration by the CIA’s human (“HUMINT”) and electronic (“SIGINT”) spies in the seven months leading up to France’s 2012 presidential election,” a press release from WikiLeaks states.
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4 Comments on WikiLeaks Releases Documents On Alleged CIA Spying On French Presidential Candidates

  1. Yeah, so? We know that already. They spy on American citizens, too. And we now know they spy on the President of the United States of America.

    Now, do something about it.

  2. Mm hmm. If you like your privacy, you can keep your privacy…

    “June 24, 2015–President Obama has assured his French counterpart Francois Hollande that the US is no longer spying on France.
    Mr Obama spoke to Mr Hollande following reports on the Wikileaks website that the US National Security Agency (NSA) spied on successive French presidents.”

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-33253639

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