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    • Secret CIA Assessment Says Russia Was Trying to Help Trump Win White House

    • By: Adam Entous, Ellen Nakashima, Greg Miller
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency, rather than just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, according to officials briefed on the matter.

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    • House Majority Leader to Colleagues in 2016: 'I Think Putin Pays' Trump

    • By: Adam Entous
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    A month before Donald Trump clinched the Republican nomination, one of his closest allies in Congress — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy — made a politically explosive assertion in a private conversation on Capitol Hill with his fellow GOP leaders: that Trump could be the beneficiary of payments from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    "House Majority Leader to Colleagues in 2016: 'I Think Putin Pays' Trump" is from the May 17, 2017 National Security section of The Washington Post. It was written by Adam Entous and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Blackwater Founder Held Secret Seychelles Meeting to Establish Trump-Putin Back Channel

    • By: Adam Entous, Greg Miller, Kevin Sieff, and others
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Erik Prince met with a Russian close to the Kremlin in a meeting brokered by the United Arab Emirates.

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    • The New Yorker, November 19th 2018 (Adam Entous, Jon Lee Anderson, Rebecca Mead)

    • By: Adam Entous, Jon Lee Anderson, Rebecca Mead
    • Narrated by: Jamie Rennel
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
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    In this issue: "Party of One" by Amy Davidson Sorkin:In firing the Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, the President is bringing the country closer to a constitutional crisis. Many Republicans seem fine with it; "Havana Syndrome" by Adam Entous and Jon Lee Anderson: A mysterious ailment afflicted dozens of American diplomats and spies; "Binge Listening"by Rebecca Mead: How podcasts How podcasts became a seductive—and sometimes slippery—new mode of storytelling.

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    • FBI Backs CIA View That Russia Intervened to Help Trump Win Election

    • By: Adam Entous, Ellen Nakashima
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 3 mins
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    FBI Director James B. Comey and Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. are in agreement with a CIA assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election in part to help Donald Trump win the presidency, according to U.S. officials.

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    • U.S. to Send Special Forces to Syria

    • By: Carol E. Lee, Gordon Lubold, Adam Entou
    • Narrated by: Paul Ryden
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "U.S. to Send Special Forces to Syria" is from the October 31, 2015 World section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Adam Entous,Gordon Lubold and Carol E. Lee and narrated by Paul Ryden.

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    • The New Yorker, June 13th 2018 (Rebecca Mead, Adam Entous, Evan Osnos)

    • By: Rebecca Mead, Adam Entous, Evan Osnos
    • Narrated by: Jamie Renell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
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    "Kim's Chinese Lessons" by Evan Osnos: Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un's nuclear summit and the bid for history; "The Enemy of My Enemy" by Adam Entous: How Donald Trump, Israel, and the Gulf states plan to fight Iran—and leave the Palestinians and the Obama years behind; "Meal Ticket" by Rebecca Mead: Foodies are flocking to a remote archipelago for the ultimate locavore meal.

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    • FBI Obtained FISA Warrant to Monitor Trump Adviser Carter Page

    • By: Ellen Nakashima, Devlin Barrett, Adam Entous
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 12 mins
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    The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials said.

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    • Turkish Offensive on Islamic State in Syria Caught U.S. Off Guard

    • By: Adam Entous, Gordon Lubold, Dion Nissenbaum
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "Turkish Offensive on Islamic State in Syria Caught U.S. Off Guard" is from the August 29, 2016 World section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Adam Entous, Gordon Lubold and Dion Nissenbaum and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

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    • Sessions Met With Russian Envoy Twice Last Year, Encounters He Later Did Not Disclose

    • By: Adam Entous, Ellen Nakashima, Greg Miller
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Then-Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) spoke twice last year with Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Justice Department officials said, encounters he did not disclose when asked about possible contacts between members of President Trump’s campaign and representatives of Moscow during Sessions’s confirmation hearing to become attorney general.

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    • U.S. Intelligence Officials Say Russian Hacks ‘Prioritized’ Democrats

    • By: Greg Miller, Adam Entous
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The CIA assessment that Russia waged a cyber-campaign to help elect Donald Trump is based in part on intelligence suggesting that Moscow’s hacking efforts were disproportionately aimed at targets tied to the Democratic Party and its nominee, Hillary Clinton, U.S. officials said.

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    • Obama’s White House Worked for Months on a Plan to Seize Raqqa. Trump’s Team Took a Brief Look and Decided Not to Pull the Trigger.

    • By: Adam Entous, Greg Jaffe, Missy Ryan
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Obama hoped that his last-minute preparations would clear the way for Trump to authorize a swift assault on the Islamic State’s most important stronghold, where U.S. intelligence officials say militants are plotting attacks outside Syria.

    Instead of running with the plan, Trump’s national security team deemed it wholly insufficient and swiftly tossed it.

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    • Plans to Send Heavier Weapons to CIA-Backed Rebels in Syria Stall amid White House Skepticism

    • By: Greg Miller, Adam Entous
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 11 mins
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    As rebel-held sections of Aleppo crumbled under Russian bombing this month, the Obama administration was secretly weighing plans to rush more firepower to CIA-backed units in ­Syria.

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    • U.S. Readies ‘Plan B’ to Arm Syria Rebels

    • By: Adam Entous
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "U.S. Readies ‘Plan B’ to Arm Syria Rebels" is from the April 12, 2016 World section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Adam Entous and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

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    • Russian Threat Went Uncontested By U.S. as it Metastasized

    • By: Adam Entous, Ellen Nakashima, Greg Jaffe
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 22 mins
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    The events surrounding the FBI’s NorthernNight investigation follow a pattern that repeated for years as the Russian threat was building: U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies saw some warning signs of Russian meddling in Europe and later in the United States but never fully grasped the breadth of the Kremlin’s ambitions. Top U.S. policymakers didn’t appreciate the dangers, then scrambled to draw up options to fight back.

    "Russian Threat Went Uncontested By U.S. as it Metastasized" is from the December 25, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Adam Entous, Ellen Nakashima and Greg Jaffe and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Russians Took a Page From Corporate America by Using Facebook Tool to ID and Influence Voters

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin, Craig Timberg, Adam Entous
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Russian operatives set up an array of misleading Web sites and social media pages to identify American voters susceptible to propaganda, then used a powerful Facebook tool to repeatedly send them messages designed to influence their political behavior, say people familiar with the investigation into foreign meddling in the U.S. election.

    "Russians Took a Page From Corporate America by Using Facebook Tool to ID and Influence Voters" is from the October 02, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elizabeth Dwoskin, Craig Timberg and Adam Entous and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Jared Kushner Now a Focus in Russia Investigation

    • By: Matt Zapotosky, Sari Horwitz, Devlin Barrett, and others
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Investigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part of their probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and related matters, according to people familiar with the investigation.

    "Jared Kushner Now a Focus in Russia Investigation" is from the May 25, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Matt Zapotosky, Sari Horwitz, Devlin Barrett and Adam Entous and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Flynn in FBI Interview Denied Discussing Sanctions With Russian Ambassador

    • By: Sari Horwitz, Adam Entous
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The denial could potentially put the former national security adviser in legal jeopardy.

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    • Obama Directs Pentagon to Target Al-Qaeda Affiliate in Syria, One of the Most Formidable Forces Fighting Assad

    • By: Adam Entous
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President Obama has ordered the Pentagon to find and kill the leaders of an al-Qaeda-linked group in Syria that the administration had largely ignored until now and that has been at the vanguard of the fight against the Syrian government, U.S. officials said.

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    • U.S. Not Persuaded to Extradite Imam Over Turkey Coup

    • By: Devlin Barrett, Adam Entous
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "U.S. Not Persuaded to Extradite Imam Over Turkey Coup" is from the August 04, 2016 World section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Devlin Barrett and Adam Entous and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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