The National Security Council: Recommendations for the New President
Publication Date: January 2008
Publisher(s): IBM Center for The Business of Government
Author(s): D. Robert Worley
Special Collection: Presidential Advisory
Keywords: Past administrations; Presidential transition; National security policy
Coverage: United States
Dr. Worley's report examines 60 years of history of how presidents have used the National Security Council organization and process. From the administration of Harry Truman to George W. Bush, the report analyzes which approaches succeeded and which failed.