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You will never read this in US mainstream media because of The Fix. It’s too explosive for you to know. Below are key paragraphs. [THREAD] “Who is Stefan Halper, the Cambridge professor accused of being an FBI 'source' in Trump Russia investigation?” telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/05/2…
“The whiff of espionage has long lingered over the University of Cambridge. Now, a retired professor has been named in an explosive row between Donald Trump and his own Justice Department over alleged infiltration of the president's campaign by the FBI” /2
“The man in question is Professor Stefan Halper, 73. The professor was the FBI informant allegedly used in Operation Crossfire Hurricane, an early attempt by the agency to divine whether the Trump campaign was colluding with Russia to win the 2016 election.” /3
“The informant was said to have been dispatched to glean information from three Trump aides, a process which, it is now suggested, included taking one of them to The Travellers Club, a 200-year-old Pall Mall club, and approaching another during a symposium at Cambridge” /4
“The Telegraph has attempted to contact him by email, phone, and at his home in a wealthy suburb in the US state of Virginia. The professor was not at his $1.4 million property, which is shrouded by tall trees and an imposing gate.” /5
“There was little to suggest the sleepy property could have played a role in a political drama Mr Trump has dubbed a "witch hunt" and "bigger than Watergate". But it was there that Prof Halper repeatedly hosted one Trump campaign aide, Carter Page, in an attempt to learn more /6
“..about Russian interference in the 2016 White House race. Prof Halper is an august figure, an expert on US foreign policy, national security and China, with doctorates from Cambridge and Oxford. He has served four US presidents in the White House and at the State Department.”/7
“After leaving Cambridge at the end of the 2015 academic year, he now works for a consultancy chaired by Sir Richard Dearlove, the former head of MI6. The professor's father-in-law, Ray Cline, was a celebrated figure in the CIA” /8
“Prof Halper is also an author of numerous books on foreign policy and hosted political TV and radio programmes in the US in the 1980s and 1990s. He has also worked as a paid consultant for the Office of Net Assessment, a Pentagon think-tank.”/9
“In 2016 he, and Sir Richard Dearlove, unexpectedly resigned from an academic forum on the Western spy world which was held on Fridays at Cambridge's Corpus Christi college.
Prof Halper said there had been "unacceptable Russian influence" on the group” /10
“Details of the alleged "FBI informant's" role in the Trump investigation were reported by the Washington Post and New York Times, but they did not initially identify him at the request of US intelligence agencies.” /11
“Mr Page said that he met the professor at the University of Cambridge during a symposium about the US election in mid-July 2016.
The speakers included Sir Richard Dearlove, Sir Malcolm Rifkind, the former foreign and defence secretary, and Madeleine Albright” /12
“Mr Page had fallen under FBI suspicion after having just returned from Russia. The two men remained in contact for more than a year and, according to Mr Page, he visited the professor's home in the US several times.” /13
“The two men remained in contact for more than a year and, according to Mr Page, he visited the professor's home in the US several times. According to Mr Clovis he was offering expertise in foreign policy to the Trump campaign” /14
“On September 2 2016 the professor contacted Papadopoulos soon after he had been named as a Trump foreign policy adviser. According to reports the professor emailed Papadopoulos and asked him to come to London, offering to pay his travel and $3,000 for writing a research paper/15
“According to the Washington Post he wrote: "Please pardon my sudden intrusion just before the Labor Day weekend. I understand that this is rather sudden but thought given your expertise, it might be of interest to you." /16
“They met at the Travellers Club in Pall Mall on September 15, the newspaper reported.

In the US Congress controversy has erupted after Devin Nunes issued a subpoena for the justice department to hand over all documents relating to the FBI informant.” /17
“The justice department refused amid warnings that the informant's safety could be compromised, along with allies' confidence in the US intelligence ability to protect its sources. However, Mr Trump has demanded to know exactly what went on.” /18
“Trump wrote: “Reports are there was indeed at least one FBI representative implanted, for political purposes, into my campaign . It took place very early on, and long before the phony Russia Hoax became a ‘hot’ Fake News story. If true - all time biggest political scandal!" END
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