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CNN Russian agent report undermines future missions: Intelligence pros

Sep 11, 2019 - The Washington Times

U.S. intelligence officials past and present offered harsh criticism Tuesday of a CNN report on the handling of a high-level U.S. informant in the upper reaches of Russian President Vladimir Putin's Kremlin, warning that even discussing sensitive details of the case put U.S. security and future intelligence operations at risk.

The cable news network and the CIA were at a furious impasse over the accuracy of the report, in which CNN reported that the Russian agent was "extracted" and brough...