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Tensions and chaos rattle US National Security Council

Many working there have been disturbed by displays of overt partisanship

Mr Flynn has hunkered down since investigators began looking into what he told the Russian ambassador to the US about the lifting of sanctions imposed in the last days of the Obama administration.


THESE are chaotic and anxious days inside the National Security Council, the traditional centre of management for a US president's dealings with an uncertain world.

Three weeks into the Trump administration, council staff members get up in the morning, read President...

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