The Wall Street Journal in 2016: The Clinton Foundation, State and
Kremlin Connections. Why did Hillary’s State Department urge U.S.
investors to fund Russian research for military uses?
program overseen by then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as part of
the “reset” with Russia wound up enhancing Russia’s military
technology and funneling millions of dollars to the Clinton
the U.S. Army and the FBI found that the program, intended to support
Russia’s version of Silicon Valley, was exploited to improve Russia’s
military capability. The FBI
warned several American technology companies
in 2014 that the city of Skolkovo, on the outskirts of Moscow, “may be
a means for the Russian government to access United States sensitive
or classified research development facilities and dual-use
technologies with military and commercial application.” In reality, it
Accountability Institute President Peter Schweizer on links between
the Clinton Foundation, Putin’s regime and Hillary’s State Department.
Clinton touts her tenure as secretary of state as a time of hardheaded
realism and “commercial diplomacy” that advanced American national and commercial
interests. But her handling of a major technology transfer
initiative at the heart of Washington’s effort to “reset” relations
with Russia raises serious questions about her record. Far
from enhancing American national interests, Mrs. Clinton’s efforts
in this area may have substantially undermined U.S. national