An overview of the Strengthening Oversight of National Security Act of 2017.
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Separate from the concerns that some have expressed regarding Bannon’s ideology or his qualifications to serve in his new role, the decision to install the White House’s chief political strategist as a key decision maker within the NSC policy process is an ill-conceived decision that threatens to politicize the NSC policy-making process from top to bottom.
A brief overview of each President’s NSC and NSC subgroups to show the ever-evolving nature of the National Security Council, and an examination of how unprecedented Bannon’s formal role actually will be.
Earlier today, President Donald Trump issued NSPM-2, which reorganizes the National Security Council. Every president that comes into office creates a National Security Policy Memorandum to reorganize the NSC to reflect their own sensibilities. Below is a summary of how President Trump has organized his NSC.
My thoughts on President Trump's National Security Presidential Memorandum 2 (NSPM-2), which defines the organization and functions of President Trump's National Security Council (NSC) and Homeland Security Council (HSC).
President Trump has signed three executive orders on reorganization of the National Security Council, U.S. strategy against ISIS, and ethics commitments by executive branch appointees.
Last Saturday, I wrote about press reports that the House and Senate Armed Services Committees were considering legislation to restrict the size of the NSC staff. On Tuesday, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry