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"Thank you for that wonderful tribute to Henry Kissinger yesterday. Congratulations. As the most recent National Security Advisor of the United States, I take my daily orders from Dr. Kissinger, filtered down through General Brent Scowcroft and Sandy Berger, who is also here. We have a chain of command in the [US] National Security Council that exists today."
Marine General James L. Jones Jr., National Security Advisor to Barack Obama speaking before Munich conference, February 08, 2009
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Previously, Ambassador Rice held positions as U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs and as a Special Assistant to President Bill Clinton, Senior Director, and Director on the National Security Council staff. She was a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC from 2002-2008.
(CNN) A former Obama White House official says the US government could have thwarted a Russian troll group's attempts to meddle in the 2016 US ... the White House director of global engagement from 2013 to 2015, said he warned colleagues on President Barack Obama's National Security Council in ...

Noel King talks to Michael Anton, who serves on the National Security Council, about why President Trump ordered 60 Russian diplomats to leave U.S. soil. ... It is true that this administration came into office and still holds the belief that it would like to see better cooperation between the United States and ...
Iran's secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has lashed out at the appointment of former US ambassador John Bolton as US National Security adviser, said the Iranian Fars news agency. The secretary specifically pointed out Bolton's ties to the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MEK) group ...
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump could decide as soon as Monday whether to take the National Security Council's recommendation to expel a group of Russian diplomats from the US in response to the poisonings of a former Russian double agent and his daughter in England, a source with ...
He is the author of "Running the World: The Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power" and "The Great ... And it not only humiliated the general, it also undermined the effectiveness of the entire US national security apparatus at an extremely sensitive time when we ...

That brings us back to Trump, the insurgent who won the 2016 election pledging to repudiate the George W. Bush legacy and keep the United States out of foreign wars. It's a show of both neocon strength and Trump impressionability that a mere year and a half later the most warmongering personality in ...
General McMaster's leadership of the National Security Council staff has helped my administration accomplish great things to bolster America's national ... Last summer, Mr. Trump balked at a plan General McMaster presented to bolster the presence of United States forces in Afghanistan, although the ...
During the Obama administration, Mattis had alienated the president and his top staff by pushing for aggressive measures to counter Iranian efforts to sow discord and undermine U.S. allies. The then-four star general was left off the invitation list to meetings of the National Security Council and in early 2013 ...
For White House and the National Security Council staff veterans, the revelation that Porter did not have a full security clearance raises a number of real questions that must be answered. ... It means that the most highly classified secrets in the U.S. government are limited to a very finite group of people.
A South Korean news report translated to English quoted a staffer on President Donald Trump's National Security Council who was said to have mentioned that a limited strike against North Korea "might help in the midterm elections." The news stoked fears that the US might be more serious about ...
Sunday brought a big surprise in the form of a leaked proposal to create a secure, government-controlled “5G” network in the U.S. that would keep out the Chinese (in more ways than one). The document, leaked to Axios and largely verified by Reuters, was the product of a “senior National Security Council ...
As the State Department legal adviser — a Senate-confirmed position and the most senior international lawyer in the U.S. government — Bellinger directed more than 170 lawyers on domestic and international law matters affecting U.S. foreign relations. As legal adviser to the National Security Council, ...
... to help the United States win the 5G future.” CTIA president Meredith Attwell Baker said that the “government should pursue the free market policies that enabled the U.S. wireless industry to win the race to 4G.” FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly curtly added, “I've seen lead balloons before tried in D.C., ...
While the center's efforts are largely expected to focus on visa applicants, immigrants and others looking to enter the US, the center will also look to ... of certain individuals who are already in the US, including those subject to deportation proceedings, according to the National Security Council official.
Some former US officials have raised doubts over whether Tillerson and the White House are on the same page. "It is somewhere between confusing and worrisome," according to Evan Medeiros, a former National Security Council senior director for Asia. "The State Department and White House should be ...
General Wanlop Rugsanoah, secretary-general of Thailand's National Security Council, told AFP the request was made during his meeting with U.S. special envoy for North Korea Joseph Yun, who arrived in Bangkok Wednesday evening for a two-day trip to the kingdom. "The US asked Thailand to put ...

U.S. National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster gives a keynote speech in front of the Jamestown Foundation in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 13. (Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images ... “Someone is always plotting something against another faction,” a former National Security Council official told FP. “There is always ...
Putin, he imagined, “he's sitting behind his desk saying, you know, I see what's going on in the United States, they follow it closely. ... White House officials told the Post that the National Security Council has discussed U.S. vulnerabilities, but Trump has never convened a Cabinet meeting to discuss the ...
... towns in Syria," a National Security Council spokesman told Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity, referring to the Daesh terrorist group. "There is more work for everyone in the region to do to address the financing of terrorism and the ideologies that support violent extremism, and the United States ...
"All of us look forward to continuing to work with her, as she continues to support this administration's efforts on Middle East peace and other issues." Powell spent the bulk of her time at the National Security Council focused on Middle East peace, working closely with Trump top aide and son-in-law Jared ...
It was spearheaded by Nadia Schadlow, senior director for strategy on the National Security Council (NSC). ... sustained U.S. global leadership; both highlight the value of preserving an open and liberal international order that has often times benefited the United States; and both underscore the importance ...
Senior US officials began feeling out Trump's position on sending arms to ... “The United States has never ruled in or out the possibility of lethal aid to ... On Friday, ABC News reported that the National Security Council had ...
Tillerson has yet to offer a clear vision of what U.S. foreign policy ought ... on the major diplomatic challenges the United States currently faces, .... the White House itself, where the National Security Council staff has ballooned.
As ABC News reported on Friday, the U.S. National Security Council approved sending a $47-million (U.S.) grant package for Ukraine to ...
Under President Trump's new strategy, the U.S. is free to seek and ..... needed to grasp the issues the National Security Council addresses.
Nov. 20, 2017 (EIRNS)—ABC News reported, on Nov. 17, that the U.S. National Security Council (NSC) has agreed to present to President Donale Trump a $47 ...
... of nearly $50 million worth of U.S. weapons to Ukraine, which has confronted what ... weapons proposal had gained traction in the National Security Council. ... “It is long past time for the United States to provide Ukraine the ...
The U.S. Senate has opened hearings into the question of American nuclear ... Meanwhile, former National Security Council official Peter Feaver said that ... should the United States find itself under immediate nuclear attack.
... saying the president "lacked the necessary brainpower to understand the matters before the National Security Council," said BuzzFeed.
U.S. President Donald Trump will be presented with the recommendation to approve a $47 million grant package to Ukraine to purchase U.S. ...
A State Department source told ABC that the National Security Council decided Tuesday to ... the United States and Ukraine following a 2014 Russian annexation ... "We are really satisfied with the acceleration of U.S.-Ukraine ...
... in the United States and may set up a conflict of laws that ensnares U.S. ... adviser to the National Security Council under President Obama.
But this was news to many, including U.S. Secretary of State Rex ... at the National Security Council, Moscow's enthusiasm is not surprising.
Among the documents is a briefing paper prepared for a December 1991 meeting of deputies in the National Security Council and other U.S. ...
The Treasury Department froze U.S. assets, banned U.S. travel and prohibited ... our message remains clear: the United States will not stand aside while .... Mark Feierstein, the National Security Council's senior director for the ...
Like many other countries, the United States faces a wide range of ... 2017 that effort was underway, overseen by the National Security Council.
"China and the United States are currently on a collision course for ... even asked to speak on the topic with National Security Council staff in ...
Flake told former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on the podcast "Stay ... Flynn's presence on the National Security Council, panning him as a ...
US national security has suffered from the inappropriate response ... Indeed, Putin has no reason not to attack the United States again in the digital theater. ... the national security council carefully prepared President Obama to ...
The previous year, the U.S. invasion of the Bay of Pigs, meant to ... A National Security Council memo released Thursday as part of the JFK ...
... moved to exert more control over U.S. spying agencies and accused his ... White House Counsel Don McGahn and National Security Council ...
The deaths of four U.S. Green Berets in Niger and the ensuing ... As former National Security Council staffer Aaron O'Connell recently ...
The Washington Post reported that a National Security Council official said government agencies were urging Trump to block some of the files ...
Staffers at the National Security Council drafted and circulated a statement ... after a deadly ambush of U.S. soldiers in Niger earlier this month.
Michael Barry took over as the National Security Council's senior ... sore feelings within the CIA's ranks toward Trump, who once likened U.S. ...
The United States Government's ability to effectively analyze, evaluate, .... The Deputies Committee of the National Security Council may ...
He's even served with the National Security Council before as ... Bentonville had a population of around 6,000 then, U.S. Census Bureau figures show. ... The experience put Waddell in demand as the United States tried to ...
Staffers on the U.S. National Security Council are currently putting the finishing touches to the Trump administration's congressionally mandated ... The president and some around him believe that the United States has been ripped off by the international order we created and led since the late 1940s.
Chad: The Danger of Adding a Vital Ally to the U.S. Travel Ban List ... As such, the United States ought to consider the implications of banning its ... Department of Defense, and on the National Security Council remain unfilled.


 

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