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YJIL Advisor Appointed Deputy Secretary of State

secretary_of_stateJames B. Steinberg, member of the board of advisors of The Yale Journal of International Law, was one of today's three nominations of key members of the national security team.

Prior to becoming deputy national security advisor, Mr. Steinberg served as chief of staff of the U.S. State Department and director of the State Department’s policy planning staff (1994-1996), and as deputy assistant secretary for analysis in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (1993-1994).

He is a member of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Science and Security Board, the President’s Council on International Activities of Yale University, the board of directors of the Pacific Council on International Policy, the senior advisory council of The American Assembly’s Next Generation Project, the board of advisors of the Center for a New American Security, the board of advisors of The Yale Journal of International Law, and the editorial board of The Washington Quarterly. He also is a member of the D.C. Bar. In addition, Mr. Steinberg is the author of and contributor to many books and articles on foreign policy and national security topics.

 

Source: The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2008/12/23/obama-transition-names-more-national-security-staff/http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2008/12/23/obama-transition-names-more-national-security-staff/