Alleged Russian bounties on US troops

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 5:05pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/300/68ba0cab-77dd-45a0-8abc-0a90fdbac249/2020_0708_10.mp3

Last month, reports said that senior White House officials were aware as early as the beginning of 2019 of classified intelligence indicating that Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for killing US troops. Mark Galeotti is a senior associate fellow at the British-based Royal United Services Institute and an expert on Russia’s security services. Host Carol Hills talks with Galeotti about his take on these allegations.