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Fri Feb 17, 2017, 12:10 AM

WikiLeaks Latest Documents: CIA Spied On French Presidents, Political Parties In 2012

Source: International Business Times

Seven documents allegedly show the Central Intelligence Agency spied on all of France’s major political parties in the months leading up to the country’s 2012 presidential election, WikiLeaks revealed Wednesday.

That the United States spied on French and other world leaders is nothing new, but WikiLeaks latest document dump asserts the CIA employed three “tasking orders” to target France’s Union for a Popular Movement, the Socialist Party and the National Front parties.

The report also said current President Francois Hollande, ex-President Nicholas Sarkozy, leading candidate Marine Le Pen, and former candidates Dominique Strauss-Khan and Martine Aubry were each targeted by one of the main U.S. intelligence arms.

The alleged operation took place from November 2011 to September 2012, or 10 months.

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Read more: http://www.ibtimes.com/wikileaks-latest-documents-cia-spied-french-presidents-political-parties-2012-2493301

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 12:12 AM

1. Some important points from the official press release

https://wikileaks.org/cia-france-elections-2012/

CIA espionage orders for the 2012 French presidential election

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All major French political parties were targeted for infiltration by the CIA's human ("HUMINT") and electronic ("SIGINT") spies in the seven months leading up to France's 2012 presidential election. The revelations are contained within three CIA tasking orders published today by WikiLeaks as context for its forth coming CIA Vault 7 series. Named specifically as targets are the French Socialist Party (PS), the National Front (FN) and Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) together with current President Francois Hollande, then President Nicolas Sarkozy, current round one presidential front runner Marine Le Pen, and former presidential candidates Martine Aubry and Dominique Strauss-Khan.

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Significantly, two CIA opposition espionage tasks, "What policies do they promote to help boost France's economic growth prospects?" and "What are their opinions on the German model of export-led growth?" resonate with a U.S. economic espionage order from the same year. That order requires obtaining details of every prospective French export contract or deal valued at $200m or more.

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- All major political parties were targeted for infiltration by the CIA's human ("HUMINT") and electronic ("SIGINT") spies

- published today by WikiLeaks as context for its forth coming CIA Vault 7 series

- tasks resonate with a U.S. economic espionage order from the same year

- The orders state that the collected information is to "support" the activities of the CIA, the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA)'s E.U section, and the U.S. State Department's Intelligence and Research Branch.

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Response to bananas (Reply #1)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 12:24 AM

3. I'm no fan of the CIA....

but this seems like an attempt to cast them in a poor light....and supporting trump of course....

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Response to dhill926 (Reply #3)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 07:05 AM

17. My first thought too

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Response to dhill926 (Reply #3)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:08 PM

18. This SOP for a bunch of spies spying on another country.

And target in what way? Do they mean watch and report? I'm sure Julian forgot that part of the memo.

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 12:17 AM

2. Let me guess, the source that provided it to wiki was Russia?

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 12:33 AM

4. Oh my Hair Gropendouche Furor is in trouble

Wikileaks to the rescue to save their Furor (sic)

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 12:37 AM

5. f**k wikileaks, and julian rapist assange. and of course ibt has no problem spewing

this garbage, hoping that it somehow distracts from the trump organization and Russian connection.

and the POS assange was so outraged that leakers were responsible for leaking the Michael Flynn connection with Russian, THAT SPEAKS VOLUMES ABOUT THAT PIECE OF TRASH.

http://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/319726-julian-assange-trolls-intel-community-over-flynn-leaks

I hope he ROTS in the ecuadorian embassy



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Response to still_one (Reply #5)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 12:44 AM

7. What you said

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 12:41 AM

6. I suspect France is busy spying on the DT administration. nt

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 12:47 AM

8. WikiLeaks Latest Documents: CIA Spied On French Presidents, Political Parties In 2012.



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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 12:48 AM

9. Big Fuck u Wikileaks,,,, and the Russian horse u rode in on!

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 12:54 AM

10. I see Putinleaks is at it again. nt

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 01:18 AM

11. OMG! We... We're just like the Russians!... Says Wikileaks... Thanks, Vlad. nt

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 01:52 AM

12. They looked, but did not touch...BIG difference!

What's a spy to do during 'relative' peacetime?

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 01:53 AM

13. WikiLeaks Is Utter Garbage And Propagandi Ala Russia & Rump...

Keep It Up, Your Shovels Will Be Needed To Un -Dig Your Ghastly Grave.

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:31 AM

14. I remember reading on French news that the same was done during the 2007 elections

against Socialist candidate Ségolène Royal and her then-husband, Socialist Party leader and current French President François Hollande.

It was of course denied by the Bush regime at the time - but voilà.

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:39 AM

15. Old news. Snowden-light.

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Feb 17, 2017, 02:56 AM

16. I see Wikileaks continues to be Putin's clearing house. nt

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