PBS NewsHour

Why Kremlin mole story is 'disruptive' to U.S. intelligence

Clip: 09/12/2019 | 7m 18s Video has closed captioning.

Reports that the U.S. extracted a Russian spy from the Kremlin in 2017 have reignited a discussion about intelligence community sources and methods. Specifically, questions are arising about whether Russian President Vladimir Putin himself ordered interference into the 2016 presidential election. Yamiche Alcindor reports and talks to Andrew Weiss of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Aired: 09/12/19

Rating: NR

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