Advice to Trump from the Georgetown Salon: “The Russians Understand Force”

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Two former CIA officers with decades of experience offered up some advice to President Donald Trump on how to deal with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during The Cipher Brief’s Georgetown Salon Series event on Thursday.

Robert Richer, former Associate Deputy Director for Operations at the CIA, and Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, who served as a CIA intelligence officer for 23 years, told attendees that the United States-Russia relationship is widely misunderstood — and coming to the table with respect and from a position of power would be the key way for Trump to potentially thaw U.S. relations with the country.

The Cipher Brief has become the most popular outlet for former intelligence officers; no media outlet is even a close second to The Cipher Brief in terms of the number of articles published by formers.” —Sept. 2018, Studies in Intelligence, Vol. 62

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