A Matter of Trust, Not Security

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With the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, there have been questions about the security implications of his conversations with the Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak before he took office.  But speaking to The Cipher Brief’s Leone Lakhani, Jack Keane, retired four-star general and former Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army, said he didn’t believe it was a security violation. Rather, he says, it was a matter of broken trust.  

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