"Widespread Disquiet" Amongst Allies On Trump-CIA Flap

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All week, The Cipher Brief has been covering the news that Russia not only interfered in the U.S. presidential election, but according to CIA analysts, apparently did so with the intent of influencing the outcome in support of Donald Trump. The Cipher Brief wanted to know what U.S. allies, with similar concerns vis-à-vis Russia, think about the revelations and Mr. Trump’s response. The Cipher Brief’s National Security Reporter Kaitlin Lavinder spoke with the British Secret Intelligence Service’s former Assistant Chief and Director of Operations and Intelligence, Nigel Inkster, about his take on the situation.

The Cipher Brief: U.S. allies, like Germany and France, have expressed concern that Russia may attempt to interfere in their elections. How does this news about Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election change the game?

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