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Is Trump’s rage at US intelligence unprecedented?

With enemies like these, who needs friends?

By Calder Walton  

President-Elect Donald Trump speaks at a press conference at Trump Tower on 11th January, 2017 ©Van Tine Dennis/ABACA/ABACA USA/PA Images

Media reports often like to describe news as “unprecedented,” when in fact, on closer inspection, we find that similar events occurred in the past. It is tempting to suppose that the remarkable public distrust shown between US President-Elect, Donald Trump, and the US intelligence community, is not too different from…

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