Trump Security Policy: Not a Lot to Draw On

By General Michael Hayden

General Michael V. Hayden is a retired four-star General in the United States Air Force; he served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2006-2009 and as Director of the National Security Agency from 1999-2005.

As the Nation staggers to Tuesday’s electoral finish line, the Cipher Brief asked if I would comment on what a Trump foreign and security policy might look like.

Donald Trump isn’t one to make detailed speeches or to offer commentary at think tanks or to post policy prescriptions.  And he doesn’t have a foreign policy track-record to explore. 

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