Russia Campaign ‘Just One Tree in a Growing Forest,’ Rosenstein Says

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But warning the American public about disinformation can help mitigate its harm and allow people to make better-informed decisions, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said in remarks to the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado announcing the policy.

"The Russian effort to influence the 2016 presidential campaign is just one tree in a growing forest", he said". The Russian endeavor to impact the 2016 presidential election is not enough.

The top law enforcement official overseeing the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is defending the prosecution of foreign agents who may never see the inside of a US courtroom.

His address pursued a week in which Russian impact was displayed once again to have a cathartic impact on modern American political life.

On Monday, the Justice Department accused Maria Butina, a Russian who tried to broker a secret meeting between President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin of Russia, with carrying out a secret plot to get Republican Party leaders to support pro-Russian policies.

Ms. Butina discreetly juxtaposed herself to a Soviet-era proponent and used her intimate connections with the National Rifle Association and religious organizations to enhance her cause.

"Computer intrusions, cybercrime schemes and the covert misuse of digital infrastructure have bankrupted firms, destroyed billions of dollars in investments and helped hostile foreign governments launch influence operations created to undermine fundamental American institutions", the report said.

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That contradicted the conclusion of U.S. intelligence agencies and prompted a rare public dissent from the United States director of national intelligence, Dan Coats. "It is what they do every day".

Critics have said the Obama administration should have done more to inform the American public about Russian interference. "Influence operations are a form of information warfare".

Rosenstein's comments came as the Justice Department released a 156-page report describing the department's plans to respond to cybersecurity threats and, in particular, malign foreign influence operations.

The government will inform American companies, private organizations and individuals that they are being covertly attacked by foreign actors attempting to affect elections or the political process.

More broadly, the report identifies six categories of cyber threats and current efforts to counter them.

The report was written by lawyers from several parts of the Justice Department, among them the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the national security division and the criminal division.

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