AIF Blog

A House Divided

Apr 18, 2017
CATEGORY: U.S.A., World

David Ignatius, Michael Hayden, and John McLaughlin speak in Washington DC about the intelligence community's relationship with President Trump.

Less than a month into his presidency, Donald Trump made combative and accusatory remarks on Twitter about the intelligence community for a report on Russian connections. Are his messages undermining the legitimacy of the intelligence community? If so, will the agencies be less effective in making decisions around national security? Former CIA and NSA Director Michael Hayden joins former Acting CIA Director John McLaughlin and Juan Zarate, former Deputy National Security Adviser for Combating Terrorism, to discuss the impact Trump’s statements have had. The discussion is moderated by David Ignatius, columnist and associate editor of The Washington Post.

 

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