New Security Appointments

Headline Roundup June 6th, 2013

From the Left
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President Obama named Susan E. Rice and Samantha Power to major national security posts on Wednesday, promoting two outspoken voices for humanitarian intervention on a foreign policy team known for its deep caution in dealing with conflicts abroad.

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From the Center
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President Barack Obama further tightened his control of U.S. foreign policy Wednesday by tapping a pair of trusted advisers for key national-security roles.

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From the Right
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Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama's choice of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice as national security adviser is "a disappointing appointment" because she misled the American people about what happened in Benghazi, Libya last year.

"I think what she did was to very seriously mislead the American people about what happened in Benghazi. My greatest concern about the Benghazi events was the fact there was not a rescue effort attempted.And that is very troubling to me," the 2012 GOP presidential nominee said in an interview with CNN to be broadcast...

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