WSJ Columnist: Did Our Intelligence Community Became ‘Unwitting Agents Of Russian Influence’

So, here’s another angle to the Russian drama that’s gripping our headlines. Of course, the Russian collusion probe will continue, but what about the leaks? Over the weekend, Reality Leigh Winner (yes, her name is Reality Winner) was arrested by the FBI for leaking classified documents to The Intercept, a news site edited by Glenn Greenwald, formerly of The Guardian, who reported on the sensitive information provided by ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Winner’s documents related to allegations that Russian military intelligence hacked a voting software company. The question is did the Russians merely exploit our intelligence community’s willingness to leak such sensitive material? It’s a question posed by Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. in The Wall Street Journal.

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