Donald Trump versus the spies: Is there friction ahead?

As featured in CNN International

Trump and the Intelligence Agencies


'Just as Clinton's relationship with the military improved over time, so too might Trump settle down to an amicable relationship with his spies. As he settles into office, he may come to view the question of Russian hacking as a decreasing political threat to his legitimacy, and may therefore have less cause to cast doubt on the official assessments. Like many leaders, he may also come to appreciate the value of secret information, and its value to sound policy. But it will be difficult to overcome the poisonous atmosphere of these past months.'