Election Interference Appears to be the New Normal; Also, the Fight Over Women’s Sports

Alarmed by the U.S. Intelligence Community's recently released a declassified assessment of foreign threats to the 2020 U.S. election, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss whether the significance of the escalating efforts to undermine our democracy from abroad, often with assistance from domestic actors, is being underplayed (01:30). The guys also take a look at the fight over whether transgender women should be able to compete in women’s sports (36:08).

DISCUSSION
Alarmed by the U.S. Intelligence Community recently released a declassified assessment of foreign threats to the 2020 U.S. election, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss whether the significance of the escalating efforts to undermine our democracy from abroad, often with assistance from domestic actors, is being underplayed (01:30).  The guys also take a look at the fight over whether transgender women should be able to compete in women’s sports (36:08).

LINKS
Intelligence Community Assessment on Foreign Threats to the 2020 U.S. Federal Elections (DNI.gov)

US intelligence: Russia tried to help, and Iran tried to hurt, Trump’s 2020 reelection (Vox)

A New Report Adds Evidence That Trump Was a Russian Asset (Slate)

Russia and Iran tried to interfere with 2020 election, U.S. intelligence agencies say (CNBC)

Banning trans women from sports is not about fairness — it's about transphobia (Mic)