[Editor’s Note: While I would challenge Jim Sciutto’s far too sanguine ahistorical view about the role of the US in frequently influencing, undermining and even overthrowing elections in other nations and completely ignoring the violence of US election interference, his observations about the Russian and Chinese shadow war against the US is important to hear. — Mark L. Taylor]
Westminster Town Hall Forum (10/22/19)
Jim Sciutto is CNN’s chief national security correspondent and co-anchor of the weekday program CNN Newsroom. He reports and provides analysis on all aspects of U.S. national security, including the military, foreign policy, the intelligence community, and the ongoing Russia investigation. An award-winning journalist, he has received the Headliner Award for the documentary Targeting Terror: Inside the Intelligence War, a Citation for Excellence from the Overseas Press Club, and the Edward R. Murrow Award for his reporting from Iran. Prior to joining CNN, he served as ABC News’ senior foreign correspondent. His new book, The Shadow War, explores Russia and China’s clandestine efforts to undermine the U.S.