Bill Evanina, the top US counterintelligence official claimed that other nations to interfere in the next Presidential Election. He laid the charges made by the stakeholder that nations like China, Iran, and Russia to interfere in the political environment of America in the upcoming election.
With just 100 days left with the Presidential Election, this claim on foreign interference came as a thing of concern for the entire nation. Evanina has especially pointed out Russia, Iran, and China to be interfering with the entire private communication of the nation regarding the political campaigns, political targets, and also the candidates.
It was also claimed by Evanina that by November, the interference would lead to such an extent that the foreign nations would end up interfering with the election infrastructure, cyberinfrastructure, and other factors that would offer the control to the state. It is being assumed that the past might get repeated the way Russia interfered during the election of 2016 to aid Donal Trump.
“China is expanding its influence efforts to shape the policy environment in the United States, pressure political figures it views as opposed to China’s interests, and counter-criticism of China. Beijing recognizes its efforts might affect the presidential race,” Evelina said.