The administration of US President Barack Obama may have carried out a series of deliberate hacking ‘false flags’ against some American political organizations to make a case against Russia, says former US ambassador to United Nations John Bolton.
In the run-up to the November 8 face-off between President-elect Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, Washington claimed that some Republican and Democratic organizations were hacked by Russian hackers in favor of Trump.
This is while at the same time, the FBI said it could not find any direct evidence of foreign intelligence service penetration in Clinton’s email case.
When asked about the contrast, Bolton told Fox News on Sunday that if Moscow was behind the cyber attacks American intelligence services would not be able to track them so easily.
“It is not at all clear to me just viewing this from the outside, that this hacking into the DNC (Democratic National Convention) and the RNC…