Trump offers national security adviser post to Flynn: reports

Highly respected as a decorated military intelligence officer, former general Michael Flynn, generated widespread criticism for his strident backing of Trump's campaignPresident-elect Donald Trump has offered the influential post of national security adviser to his controversial campaign adviser, former general Michael Flynn, US media reported Trump officials as saying. Highly respected as a decorated military intelligence officer helping combat insurgent networks in Afghanistan and Iraq, Flynn, 57, later generated widespread criticism for his strident backing of the Republican’s campaign. It was not immediately clear whether Flynn had accepted the offer to become what many believe to be the country’s top national security official.

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