Why governments cannot dictate to spies

Intelligence agencies exist to provide the best information possible to those who run the country. They are given general requirements, hunt for the information, and package it up for their clients. In this they must be able to act independently.

Borealis weighs in on a report that the Trump Administration told its spies not to report on Russia and right-wing extremism.

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