WikiLeaks Releases ‘CIA Espionage Orders for the 2012 French Presidential Election’

Three classified CIA espionage orders (seven documents in all) were released Wednesday by WikiLeaks, providing details of a spy program that was conducted before the 2012 French presidential election (source). According to the documents, all major political parties in France were targeted by the CIA’s human (“HUMINT”) and electronic (“SIGINT”) spies.
The justification for the spy program was to assist “analysts assess and prepare US key policymakers” for the post-election landscape in France, with an emphasis on US-France relations. Aside from targeting President Francois Hollande, leading candidate Marine Le Pen, and former candidates Dominique Strauss-Khan and Martine Aubry, the rogue agency took a particular interest in ex-President Nicholas Sarkozy, whose UMP party was not assured re-election. Agents were ordered to discover Sarkozy’s private deliberation “on the other candidates,” as well as how he interacted with his advisors, as reported by RT:




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