1) describe how and explain why russia allegedly interfered in us presidential elections. While elaborating on the answer you can rely on recently declassified report by US Office of the director of National Intelligence Assessing Russian activities and intentions in recent US elections, 6 January 2017
2) would you describe such activities as intelligence operation at all? Explain your position using elements of intelligence definition.
3) in the article the US has more to lass than Russia in spy expulsions by N. Schmidle, the new yorker August 7,2017 ; the author claims , that Russian operatives in US “[...] actively trying to penetrate a whole host of sector - government, industry,and academia.” Explain why in your opinion Russian intelligence operations are directed specifically towards these three target groups.
4) what would you advise decision- makers on how to mitigate ( minimize ) occurrence of similar intelligence operations against your own country in the future? Draft 5 general counterintelligence startegies/recommendations.