Washington Week

Friday Nights on PBS

Intelligence

News You Need to Know

Gina Haspel Relies on Spy Skills to Connect With Trump. He Doesn’t Always Listen.

April 16, 2019
Julian E. Barnes | The New York Times
For all of Ms. Haspel’s ability to stay in Mr. Trump’s good graces, there is little evidence she has changed his mind on major issues, underscoring the limits of her approach. Mr. Trump’s word choices on a range of issues — Russian interference in elections, Iran’s nuclear program, North Korea’s leadership and, most importantly, the culpability and reliability of Saudi Arabia’s crown prince — remain at odds with the C.I.A.’s assessment of the facts.
Subscribe to Intelligence