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As fake news acts as a dissolving agent watering down modern attempts at journalism, the efforts and the questionable results of the intelligence community are experiencing a similar fate. Kim Philby, Frank Burgess and Donald Maclean would surely be active participants in the front-line criticism fired towards the effort of the maligned British agent who produced the discredited dossier of Donald Trump.
Fox News reports that the ex-spy responsible for the failed smear campaign of the president-elect has gone missing and is feared to be another casualty, ensnared within the the powerful cat and mouse game of intelligentsia on the global theater. Christopher David Steele formerly of MI-6, failed in a miserable 35 page attempt to discredit the next US president by linking Trump to backdoor transactions with the Putin influenced Kremlin. Unfortunately, Buzzfeed contributed to the current firestorm of fake news by going live with the content of the report and failing to engage in any fact checking effort.
According to sources surrounding Steele, the disappearance of the ex-MI-6 veteran and intelligence professional may be the result of a possible retort by the Russians or the legacy response from the legendary spy trio burning in the oven of Hades. The moral of modern espionage is “stick to computer hacking with changing IPs.”
Read the full Fox News article here.