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OPERATION HONEY BADGER
- Name of a joint FBI-CIA investigation into this intelligence fiasco.
- How was China able to dismantle the spy network so quickly & efficiently?
- Led by top counterintelligence officials at both FBI and CIA.
- Details about this investigation have been tightly held.
- Ten US officials described the investigation on the condition of anonymity.
- The first signs of trouble emerged in 2010.
- At the time, the quality of the Chinese info was the best it had been for years.
- By early 2011, senior officers realized they had a problem & were scrambling.
- Working out of a secret location in Northern VA, they began reviewing everything.
- Obama WH urgently asking why Chinese intelligence had slowed.
- By 2013, the investigation turned up nothing conclusive.
- It ended with some believing a hack, others a CIA sellout, & others faulty tradecraft.
DIRECTOR OF CEE.I.A
Leon E. Panetta Feb 13, 2009 - June 30, 2011
Gen David Petraeus Sept 6. 2011 - Nov 9, 2012
John Brennan Mar 8, 2013 - Jan 20, 2017
Head of FBI
Robert S Mueller III Sept 4, 2001 - Sept 4, 2013
James Comey Sept 4, 2013 - May 9, 2017
Director of National Intelligence
Dennis Blair Jan 29, 2009 - May 28, 2010
David Gomport (A) May 28,2010 - Aug 5, 2010
James R Clapper Aug 5, 2010 - Jan 20, 2017
Secretary of State
Hillary R Clinton Jan 21, 2009 - Feb 1, 2013
John Kerry Feb 1, 2013 - Jan 20, 2017
Gang of 8 (2009-2011)
Nancy Pelosi - John Boehner - Harry Reid - Mitch McConnell
Dianne Feinstein - Kit Bond - Silvestre Reyes - Peter Hoekstra
- How many of these senior leaders knew of HRC's private server?
- Communicated with her via her personal email?
- Did Operation Honey Badger identify this as a potential vulnerability?
- In 2015, ICIG reported the server hack tied to China, triggering a "Section 811".
- Did this "811" tied to China espionage reach the senior FBI on Operation Honey Badger?
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