lots more detail at the link:
18 Mar: Lifezette: Meet Hillary Clintons Other, Much More Powerful and Shadowy Oppo Research Firm
Executives with London-based Hakluyt & Co. contributed thousands of dollars to 2016 Democratic presidential nominee’s campaign
by Mark Tapscott
Meet London-based Hakluyt & Co., founded by three former British intelligence operatives in 1995 to provide the kind of otherwise inaccessible research for which select governments and Fortune 500 corporations pay huge sums...
Hakluyt is described by the Bureau of Investigative Journalisms Henry Williams as one of the more secretive firms within the corporate investigations world and as a retirement home for ex-MI6 [British foreign intelligence] officers, but it now also recruits from the worlds of management consultancy and banking
The firms style appears to be much more in the mold of the Christopher Steele dossier. Clients pay for pages of well-sourced prose from Hakluyts contacts across the globe, Williams wrote...
When the drunken junior Trump foreign policy adviser George Papodopoulous boasted in a London bar in May 2016 about Russian intelligence operatives peddling hacked emails that were damaging to Clinton, his most interested listener, according to The New York Times, was Alexander Downer, Australian high commissioner to the U.K...
Downer, a long-time Aussie chum of Bill and Hillary Clinton, had been on Hakluyts advisory board since 2008. Officially, he had to resign his Hakluyt role in 2014, but his informal connections continued uninterrupted, the News Corp. Australian Network reported in a January 2016 exclusive...
The link between Clinton and Hakluyt is ironic considering the former secretary of states strong commitment to liberal Democratic environmental causes. Hakluyts record includes being caught planting spies in Greenpeace and other environmental groups on behalf of energy giants British Petroleum (BP) and Shell.
amazing stuff from Assange:
22 Mar Tweet: Julian Assange: There is something very odd about the Joseph Mifsud story and the role of the UK in the 2016 US presidential election:
geez, it gets deeper and deeper..