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Rove: Obama security team represents continuity

Posted By admin On December 3, 2008 @ 4:50 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

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Wednesday, Dec 03, 2008

President Bush’s former political director says the national security team named by President-elect Barack Obama “represents, to a substantial degree, continuity” especially in hot spots like Iraq and Afghanistan.

Karl Rove said on NBC’s “Today” show the naming of the national security team is “a reminder that continuity exists particularly in our foreign and international relations.”

Rove pointed to the retention of Defense Secretary Robert Gates and the naming of James Jones as national security adviser, a Vietnam war veteran who rose to become a Marine four-star general and served as military chief of NATO during the Bush administration. Obama also named Hillary Rodham Clinton as his nominee for secretary of state.


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[1] AP: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gpwgxBtL_TTVuZn0L1szgyy5iW8AD94QJ6UG0

[2] Emerging players in Obama’s national security team: http://www.prisonplanet.com/emerging-players-in-obamas-national-security-team.html

[3] Cheney Lauds Obama Security Team: http://www.prisonplanet.com/cheney-lauds-obama-security-team.html

[4] Barack Obama’s security team delights the hawks: http://www.prisonplanet.com/barack-obamas-security-team-delights-the-hawks.html

[5] Big names drafted to Obama’s transition team: report: http://www.prisonplanet.com/big-names-drafted-to-obamas-transition-team-report.html

[6] Obama To Keep Gates At Pentagon: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-to-keep-gates-at-pentagon.html

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