Could Charlottesville Open A Door For Russia? (Opinion)

This is because throughout Europe an expanding and persistent link exists between extreme right-wing hate groups and Russia.
Although the FBI has a broad counterintelligence mandate, hate groups enjoy constitutional protections that make them presumptively off-limits for counterintelligence investigations.
It opens the United States up to broader risks as well.
Unfortunately, under our current circumstances, stopping a Russian effort like this in the United States would be difficult.
This vacuum creates a perfect opportunity for Russian intelligence.

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