Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton , who had left the State Department by the time of the leak, argued in that the incident "didn't have lasting diplomatic repercussions". During her testimony, Nuland noted Russia's invasion of Ukraine which she said, "shattered any remaining illusions about this Kremlin's willingness to abide by international law or live by the rules of the institutions that Russia joined at the end of the Cold War. On February 4, , a recording of a phone call between Nuland and U. Albright Stonebridge Group. Department of State, Office of the Historian. The role of American diplomats and political leaders is to work concurrently with the military to bring to bear all of the political tools we have.
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She said it was notable as an early example of Russia "weaponizing" intelligence against other states: "the Russians were not just stealing information for intelligence purposes, as all countries do; they were now using social media and strategic leaks to 'weaponize' that information. Retrieved February 6, She said: "I think Yats is the guy who's got the economic experience, the governing experience. Nuland left the State Department in January , amid the departure of many career officials who left in the early days of the Trump administration.