lundi 12 janvier 2009

EABJM Alumni to Become VP's National Security Adivsor

Antony "Tony" Blinken has been named National Security Advisor to Vice President-elect Joe Biden.

Vice President-elect Biden said Tony Blinken has been his most trusted advisor on the most important issues the USA has faced in the areas of national security and international affairs over the past six years.

Since April 2002, Antony Blinken has served as Staff Director of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee. From 1994 to 2001, Mr. Blinken served on the National Security Council staff at the White House, including as Senior Director for European Affairs (1999-2001), Senior Director for Strategic Planning, and NSC Senior Director for Speechwriting (1994-1998). He had previously served as Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (1993-1994). Mr. Blinken is a graduate of Harvard College and Columbia Law School.* He went to school at the EABJM, from which he graduated in 1979.

The EABJM Alumni Team warmly congratulates Mr. Blinken for his nomination, and wishes him the best of luck for the difficult tasks his will face.


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