What does the US National Security Advisor do?


What does the national security advisor to the US president do?

As the name suggests the national security advisor briefs and advises the US president on matters of national security. The role is independent of the US State Department (which oversees foreign relations) and the US Department of Defense. It is intended that the role should be an independent policy advisor to the president. President Trump's administration faced criticisms in February 2017 that a parallel policy-making process had been established under White House advisors Steve Bannon and Steve Miller.

What is the 1922 Committee and why is it called that?

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What are rules for Tory leadership contests?

How does the Conservative party leadership election work, and what is the role of the 1922 committee?

What is a vassal state?

Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg warn that the UK would become a 'vassal state' under the Brexit deal supported by Theresa May.

What did John McEnroe say about Serena Williams?

What did former tennis player John McEnroe say about Serena Williams?

Why is Salvador Dali being exhumed?

Why are they digging up artist Salvador Dali's body?

What happened with the BBC News at Ten going off air?

What made the BBC News at Ten crash?

Why is Ed Miliband doing a radio show?

Why is the former Labour leader sitting in for Jeremy Vine?

Why is Daniel Day-Lewis retiring?

Why is three-times Oscar winner actor Daniel Day-Lewis retiring?