A Place for the Trusted Adviser

Shinkman, Paul D.
June 2013
U.S. News Digital Weekly;6/7/2013, Vol. 5 Issue 23, p6
The article assesses the implications of the appointment of Susan Rice by U.S. President Barack Obama as his national security adviser. It says that the role will be very active in the coming years from 2013 as the U.S. draws down from its 13-year war in Afghanistan and shifts its focus to Asia. It adds that Rice will be facing and addressing issues such as cybersecurity and the mounting death toll in Syria and whose crisis in the Rwandan genocide will shape her approach to her new role.


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