Lost in the furor over what Moscow did or did not do, and what effects it did or did not have, is the broader question of what this incident says about Russian intentions and aims. Just how unusual was it for great powers to interfere in a democracy’s electoral processes, and just how outraged should Americans be by the alleged activities?
William Martel passed away in January 2015.
Former Research Fellow, International Security Program, 1991–1993
Current Affiliation: Associate Professor of International Security Studies,Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Medford, MALast Updated: Sep 7, 2016, 9:40pm