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Presidential commissions & national security

Kenneth Kitts

Presidential commissions & national security

the politics of damage control

by Kenneth Kitts

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers in Boulder, CO .
Written in English


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StatementKenneth Kitts.
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LC ClassificationsJK
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 194 p. ;
Number of Pages194
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Open LibraryOL22720470M
ISBN 101588264041

  Brent Scowcroft, who played a prominent role in American foreign policy as national security adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush and was a Republican voice against the   Washington, D.C., June 2, – The Ford administration came close to igniting a constitutional showdown with Congress more than 40 years ago over demands by a House panel known as the Pike Committee for evidence of possible abuses by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). At the height of congressional pushback against the “imperial presidency” in the mid .

  Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who served as a national security aide at the White House until earlier this year and was up for promotion to colonel, will leave the military instead, his .   In time, National Security Council Directive 10/2 and its descendant, NSC , also known as the Special Group /2, a subcommittee of the National Security Council, was employed by Allen Dulles to develop and operate clandestine operations world-wide. A democracy within a national security state cannot survive. [President Truman’s.

Former U.S. National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft, who served two presidents in that job and played a central role in the first U.S. war in Iraq in the s, died on Thursday at a spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush said on Friday.   WASHINGTON — Brent Scowcroft, who played a prominent role in American foreign policy as national security adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush and was a Republican voice.


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Ranging from Pearl Harbor to the September 11 terrorist attacks, Kitts takes the reader into the backroom to watch as presidents, their advisers, and commission members confront an armory of pressures.

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