Susan Rice May Be Tapped to Succeed Thomas Donilon as National Security Adviser

Susan Rice%2C official State Dept photo portrait%2C 2009 Susan Rice May Be Tapped to Succeed Thomas Donilon as National Security Adviser

Susan Rice May Be Tapped to Succeed Thomas Donilon as National Security Adviser. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Susan Rice could be in the hot seat again with conservatives after a bruising bid for the secretary of state position. The Washington Post reports she “has emerged as far and away the front-runner to succeed Thomas Donilon as President Obama’s national security adviser later this year.”

“The job would place her at the nexus of foreign-policy decision making and allow her to rival the influence of Secretary of State John F. Kerry in shaping the president’s foreign policy.”

“The appointment would mark a dramatic twist of fortune for Rice, whose prospects to become the country’s top diplomat fizzled last year after a round of television appearances in which she provided what turned out to be a flawed account of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.”

 

 

 

 Susan Rice May Be Tapped to Succeed Thomas Donilon as National Security Adviser
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 Susan Rice May Be Tapped to Succeed Thomas Donilon as National Security Adviser
Janet Shan is a freelance journalist and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette, who is working on her first novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay.