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Digging Into Russia and the 2016 Election

Sep 22, 2018 - The New York Times

To the Editor:

In your information-laden and convincing Sept. 20 special report, ''The Plot to Subvert an Election: Unraveling the Russia Story So Far,'' you quote a former ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, as saying of Vladimir Putin, ''It feels to me like he's winning and we're losing.'' I think Mr. Putin has already won.

Mr. Putin won his battle to make our country, our trade alliances and our military alliances weaker and much less of a bulwark against Russian aggression. ...