Russia's Disinformation Campaign

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Vladimir Putin at the state Council Presidium meeting, Voronezh, Voronezh region, Russia - August 5, 2014

Kurt Eichenwald, senior writer with Newsweek and author of four New York Times best sellers, most recently 500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars  (Touchstone, 2012), discusses how the Russian news outlet Sputnik incorrectly attributed his remarks in a Newsweek article to Hillary Clinton's confidante Sidney Blumenthal, and how Donald Trump later used the misattribution in a speech.

"The consequences are not always so simple," as getting one person elected and not the other, says Eichenwald. "They can be a lot more complex and devious."