Trust Digest 111 (September 10, 2015)


Chris Christie’s administration is facing another potential scandal

United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek's resignation, which was announced Tuesday, could cause headaches for the presidential campaign of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Christie saw his poll numbers and standing in the Republican primary field plummet as he faced "Bridgegate" and three former officials linked to the governor's administration were hit with criminal charges. 

Key Words: United Airlines, revenge, reelection, CEO, Port Authority, salacious, investigations
Trust Issues: Integrity, Power, Adjustment, Risk Tolerance, Situational Security, Capability

 

Hillary Clinton, Citing Her ‘Mistake,’ Apologizes for Private Email

Hillary Rodham Clinton acknowledged on Tuesday that her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state was a “mistake,” and apologized directly for it, uttering words that many of her allies have waited to hear from her in hopes that she can quell a controversy that has dogged her presidential candidacy for months.
Key Words: Controversy, transparent, untrustworthy, leader, allies, security, humility
Trust Issues: Conflict of Interest, Risk Tolerance, Capability, Integrity, Benevolent Concern

 
China Flexes Tech Muscles Before a State Visit 

As President Xi Jinping of China prepares for his first state visit to the United States this month, Washington has warned that it could hit Chinese companies with sanctions over digital attacks for trade secrets. Beijing is now pushing back in an unorthodox way: by organizing a technology forum to demonstrate its own sway over the American tech industry.
Key Words: Internet czar, Alibaba, Apple, Microsoft, Mr.Xi, Antitrust investigation, Sanction
Trust Issues: Predictability, Adjustment, Similarities, Risk Tolerance, Capability, Power


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