Pompeo Calls WikiLeaks a “Hostile Intelligence Service”

CIA Director Mike Pompeo called WikiLeaks a “non-state, hostile intelligence service” that is “often abetted by state actors like Russia” in his first public speech since becoming the head of the intelligence agency.

Pompeo said Thursday during an address at the the Center for Strategic and International Studies that WikiLeaks and other similar non-state actors present an “unprecedented challenge” to the United States and its allies, and he vowed that the U.S. will now “pursue them with great vigor.”

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