Sunday 341

Welcome General Jones

Filed under: Obama — Tags: , — zundel @ pm

Obama has chosen General James Jones for his national security adviser.

Obama’s best pick yet: Jones as national security adviser” by Albert R Hunt from Bloomberg News in the International Herald Tribune 2008-12-07


Friday 325

The team

Filed under: Obama — Tags: — zundel @ am

I have doubts about Clinton for State and Napolitano for Security. But it begins to make sense. Obama assembles a team that can work well with congress. And a team that can hit hard. Clinton has global name recognition—and global credibility. We need strong management of difficult diplomatic negotiation, and strong public diplomacy. She can do public diplomacy. If you’d like a metaphor, think basketball.

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