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U.S. Spies Made Right Call on Russia Invasion, Buying Biden Time

  • Back in November, Biden administration privately shared fears
  • It then took unusual step to declassify top secret information
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Russia Attacks Targets Across Ukraine After Putin Orders Strikes

It failed to prevent a war, but almost everything the U.S. said Russia would do in Ukraine has come to pass. 

The intelligence that President Joe Biden made public in a highly unusual step gave the world a preview of Vladimir Putin’s true intentions, robbing him of the element of surprise. It also gave the U.S. time to rally support from its allies on sanctions that in normal circumstances would have taken months to hash out.