- Consider how the new administration has got itself into this position, Alan Judd writes. It all traces back to the president's hostility to the intelligence agencies
- Judd: Intelligence agencies can save Trump a lot of woe, if he embraces them
Alan Judd is a novelist and biographer who worked in the British Foreign Office and is the authorized biographer of the founder of MI6. The opinions in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)Look away for a moment from the sparks flying from the big question of the day -- what General Flynn did or didn't say to the Russian ambassador, who knew what and when, who leaked, who else might be involved -- and consider how the new administration has got itself into this position. And how it might get itself out of it.