As campaign intensifies against President Trump’s National Security Adviser General Michael Flynn over his calls to Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, the Kremlin weighs in to deny the two discussed sanctions.
With hindsight the Trump Dossier episode looks like a failed attempt by the CIA to blackmail Donald Trump into toeing the line on Russia. The CIA however underestimated Trump and misjudged his reaction, resulting in it suffering a debacle.
Opinion piece in Financial Times reveals Trump obtaining advice of General Michael Flynn – former head of Defence Intelligence Agency – on Russian hacking allegations. Admits Trump is ‘winning battle with the spies’.
As Donald Trump and his chief military adviser General Michael T. Flynn talk about joint operations with Russia against ISIS and Al-Qaeda in Syria and Iraq, Al-Qaeda releases a video showing US aircraft circling its territory.