2008-2009 Presidential Transition: National Security Considerations and Options
Publication Date: April 2008
Publisher(s): Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
Author(s): John Rollins
Keywords: National security; Outgoing administration; Presidential transition
Coverage: United States
This report discusses historical national-security related presidential transition activities, provides a representative sampling of national security issues the next administration may encounter, and offers considerations and options relevant to each of the five phases of the presidential transition period. Each phase has distinct challenges and opportunities for the incoming administration, the outgoing
administration, and Congress. This report will be updated as needed.