The Top brass of US intelligence agencies prepare to testify in Washington, May 11, 2017, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on major threats facing the U.S. (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)

NSA To Expand Surveillance Of U.S., Foreign Elections Over “Russian Hacker” Fears

While U.S. authorities are pushing for greater participation by the NSA in supervising elections both at home and abroad, a closer look at recent elections suggests that concerns about hacking or other interference only emerge when the U.S. establishment’s preferred candidate fails to win.