Congress probing intelligence lapses on Russia

October 8, 2015 12:27 PM

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Senior U.S. lawmakers, tired of being blindsided by Russia, have begun probing possible intelligence lapses over Moscow’s military intervention in Syria.

Lawmakers are concerned that spy agencies were too slow to grasp the scope and intention of Russia’s military buildup in the region. Now the Senate and House intelligence committees are questioning the extent to which the intelligence community overlooked critical warning signs, congressional source...

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