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Team of Heavyweights
Washington Post ^
| December 5, 2008
| Henry A. Kissinger
Posted on 12/05/2008 12:53:01 PM PST by PurpleMan
President-elect Barack Obama has appointed an extraordinary team for national security policy. On its face, it violates certain maxims of conventional wisdom: that appointing to the Cabinet individuals with an autonomous constituency, and who therefore are difficult to fire, circumscribes presidential control; that appointing as national security adviser, secretary of state and secretary of defense individuals with established policy views may absorb the president's energies in settling disputes among strong-willed advisers.
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TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: kissinger; nationalsecurity; obama; obamatransitionfile
If it works, good.
posted on 12/05/2008 12:53:01 PM PST
Henry was wearing out his thesaurus on this one.
posted on 12/05/2008 1:12:18 PM PST
(O.J. is FINALLY in prison.)
I understand the points he made but had to pass over a bunch of words that my small mind didn’t know.
posted on 12/05/2008 2:05:29 PM PST
posted on 12/05/2008 2:49:58 PM PST
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