Are DNI claims of Russian interference in our election credible?
Lack of trust in our USA "Intelligence Community Assessment" of Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election [LINK1]; Is it simply "healthy skepticism"? Or appropriate "disparagement"? [LINK2]
Look through the links and possibly decide for yourselves whether or not we should simply wholesale buy what our USA intelligence community tells us concerning Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election.
Assange says Russia did not provide Wikileaks the leaked emails, and Assange/Wikileaks provided the leaked emails to the public in the first place [LINK].
...It’s unclear why the FBI didn’t request access to the DNC servers, and whether it’s common practice when the bureau investigates the cyberattacks against private entities by state actors, like when the Sony Corporation was hacked by North Korea in 2014.
BuzzFeed News spoke to three cybersecurity companies who have worked on major breaches in the last 15 months, who said that it was "par for the course" for the FBI to do their own forensic research into the hacks....
Instead, the USA intelligence community relied on a private third party hired by the DNC called "CrowdStrike", a company co-founded by Russian expatriate Dmitri Alperovitch, a key figure to the investigation [LINK2], also a senior fellow with the Atlantic Council [LINK3], a D.C. based NATO-centric political think tank that, along with NATO, has had it out for Russia for a long time now [LINK4].
I look forward to your comments.