Ali Soufan Quoted in The Atlantic: Jared Kushner Asked Kislyak for Use of Russian Communications Facilities
May 30, 2017
By: Matt Ford & Adam Serwer
Jared Kushner, a senior adviser to President Trump and his son-in-law, suggested to Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak that he be allowed to use Russian diplomatic facilities to communicate securely with Moscow, The Washington Post reported on Friday …
(According to) Clint Watts, a former FBI agent and a fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute … “The idea of using Russian facilities to skirt Russian surveillance in the U.S. would either be a serious attempt to hide something or the actions of a young amateur.”
Ali Soufan, a former FBI agent who now runs The Soufan Group security firm, echoed that assessment.
“I’m trying to think of one really good reason for them to do something like this, and I seriously can’t come up with any,” said Soufan of Kushner’s attempt to use Russian facilities to correspond with the Kremlin. “It indicates a lack of experience, at the least …”
To read the full article please click on the link below:
Copyright 2013 The Soufan Group. All rights reserved.
Site by Gladstone Media