You may have missed this article in a recent Cipher Brief on possible Russian goals in Putin meeting with Trump today. It is a thoughtful piece written by an experienced CIA officer and worth a look. I will use portions in a module I’m preparing for a presentation in the Spring of 2018 to local law enforcement and US Attorneys at Radford University. The module will look at Putin, his KGB and political past; the evolution of the KGB-SVR intelligence threat; illegals and their role in intelligence collection; and a role for state and local departments in assisting their federal colleagues in countering the foreign intelligence threat.
Vladimir Putin and the Art of Intelligence