US Intelligence sizes up Flynn
Caught short by Donald Trump's electoral victory, the US intelligence community is now trying to work out who is Michael Flynn, the new US president-elect's choice for National Security Advisor. [...]
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was the successor to the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) after the Second World War. Its heyday was during the Cold War. CIA considers itself as the senior intelligence service among the US Intelligence Community. Before the establishment of the Defense Clandestine Service (DCS), it was the only agency able to carry out clandestine operations, through its National Clandestine Service (NCS).
Michael T. Flynn, the charismatic former chief of the Defense Intelligence (DIA), surprised Capitol Hill over the summer by joining Donald Trump's campaign as security advisor. The only high-ranking intelligence official to have hitched his wagon to the Republican candidate, [...]