Peter Bergen, CNN National Security Analyst: Trump's brilliant choice of McMaster
(CNN)President Donald Trump's appointment of Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be his national security adviser is a brilliant decision.
McMaster, 54, is the smartest and most capable military officer of his generation, one who has not only led American victories on the battlefields of the 1991 Gulf War and of the Iraq War, but also holds a Ph.D. in history.
McMaster is, in short, both an accomplished doer and a deep thinker, a combination that should serve him well in the complex job of national security adviser.
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WNU Editor: The only commentary that I have been able to find that is not singing the praises of National Security Adviser nominee General H.R. McMaster is this one .... McMaster isn’t the visionary U.S. foreign policy needs (Darrell Delamaide, Market Watch)
Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials On National Security Adviser Nominee General H.R. McMaster
Trump Just Hired the Army’s Smartest Officer -- Fred Kaplan, Slate
McMaster May Not Be What Trump Expects -- Paul D. Shinkman, US News and World Report
New National Security Adviser Differs From Trump on Key Issues -- Newsweek/Reuters
Trump’s new national security adviser: A soldier who can say ‘No, sir’ -- Greg Jaffe and Joshua Partlow, Washington Post
McMaster’s Challenge: Donald Trump's new national security advisor's uphill battle. -- Max Boot, Commentary
Trump's new national security adviser is hawkish on Russia — a big reversal from Michael Flynn -- Alex Lockie, Business Insider
H.R. McMaster: What we've learned from Trump's new national security adviser -- Aaron Mehta, Defense News
Trump fans, foes agree: McMaster for NSA is a masterstroke -- William Goldschlag and Dan Janison, Newsday
Book excerpt — national security advisor at war: McMaster as a colonel in Iraq -- Thomas Ricks, Foreign Policy
Who Is Trump’s New National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster? -- NBC
How Trump's New Security Adviser HR McMaster Became a Soldier's Soldier -- Jeff Stein, Newsweek
Is McMaster The Anti-Trump As A Leader? -- Jeff Kauflin, Forbes
Can McMaster Stabilize Trump’s Foreign Policy Team? -- Jonathan Stevenson, NYT
How HR McMaster's military rank could affect his role as national security adviser -- Luis Martinez, ABC News
What to Know About President Trump's New National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. HR McMaster -- TIME
What You Should Know About H.R. McMaster, Donald Trump’s New Security Adviser -- Geoff Colvin, Fortune
McMaster's takeaways: Don't lie, don't blame the media, don't rely on an inner circle -- Bryan Bender, Politico
Why McMaster is only one step toward ending Trump's intel wars -- Howard lafrancji, CSM
H.R. McMaster: Did Trump make a good choice for national security adviser? -- Amanda Hoover, CSM
McMaster Is an Improvement, but He’s Going to Be Cleaning Up After Trump Like Everyone Else -- Joshua Keating, Slate
Trump’s choice of McMaster as national security adviser is reassuring -- Denver Post editorial
HR McMaster: Who is Donald Trump's new national security advisor? -- The Independent
Who Is HR McMaster? -- Voice of America
The Best From Gen. HR McMaster -- Washington Free Beacon
10 Things You Didn't Know About H.R. McMaster -- Sara Clark, US News and World Report