Is Angela Merkel set to become the next victim of Moscow’s dirty tricks? Here in Germany the warnings are everywhere. They’re coming from the Chancellor’s Office, the Ministry of Justice and the intelligence services. The German government has no doubt at all that Russia is planning to intervene in this September’s general election on a grand scale. The experts are fretting about cyberattacks, disinformation campaigns and targeted leaks of information stolen by hackers. The emerging consensus is that this is going to be an election campaign of a kind we’ve never seen before.
The idea sounds credible enough, especially if you consider the latest American brush with Kremlin-orchestrated hacking.… Seguir leyendo »