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Looking at Russia's competing spy services, their overlapping operations against the U.S. and their sometimes careless tradecraft, some CIA veterans are wondering if the Russian spooks actually want to get caught.Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, a former CIA Russia specialist, sees a generational change in Russian intelligence.The new freewheeling, anything-goes style is evident in Russia's 2016 assault on the U.S. political system. As Russia's president, he has embraced a different operating model – looser, more fragmented, with different services competing for the leader's favor. The old KGB was broken into two pieces starting in 1991: the SVR, which inherited the foreign spying mission Putin had served, and the FSB, which took over domestic security. The FSB has become increasingly involved in foreign operations and may now overshadow its twin, said Michael Sulick, a Russia expert and former CIA operations chief, in an interview. The FSB probably ran the "Cozy Bear" hack of the Democratic National Committee in 2015, and was indicted last year by the Justice Department for hacking 500 million Yahoo emails.
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