Russian Interference

From pro-Trump cyberattacks on the electoral process, to rumored financial ties to the Trump Organization, to questionable contacts with senior U.S. officials, Russia’s relationship with the Trump Administration is rife with uncertainty.

Updates | The Week of April 10, 2017

4/16/17  //  Daily Update

The FBI received a FISA warrant to monitor a Trump foreign policy advisor during the 2016 campaign, and British intelligence agencies intercepted communications between Russian officials and Trump associates. President Trump's new aggressive posture towards Russia raises questions.

Updates | The Week of April 3, 2017

4/9/17  //  Daily Update

President Trump levelled accusations against the Obama administration of improper surveillance activity, claiming that former National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice committed a crime by seeking to "unmask" the identities of Trump associates whose communications were intercepted incidentally by U.S. intelligence agencies. Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Devin Nunes announced that he will step aside from the committee’s Russia investigation.

Nunes Recuses. Sort Of. Now What?

4/7/17  //  Quick Reactions

Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Devin Nunes will step aside from the committee’s Russia investigation. Sort of. What does this mean -- and what comes next?

Ian Samuel

Harvard Law School

Updates | The Week of March 27, 2017

4/2/17  //  Daily Update

Former Trump National Security Advisor Michael Flynn has offered to provide testimony to the congressional investigations into Russia, in exchange for immunity. The House Intelligence Committee's investigation into potential collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russia is mired in controversy.

Updates | The Week of March 20, 2017

3/26/17  //  Daily Update

Facing mounting evidence of collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russia, including testimony by FBI Director James Comey before the House Intelligence Committee, President Trump's allies sought to deflect attention by denouncing leaks and the intelligence community.

The Story Thus Far: National Security

3/16/17  //  Daily Update

From Guantanamo Bay to wiretapping to foreign intrigue, these have been a busy two months for the Trump Administration. Here are some useful analyses of the story thus far.