The National Security Council

You are a senior staffer on the National Security Council. You are placed in charge of the new hires. Explain to them the following information:

• Background (what does the NSC do; its most important functions and responsibilities)
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• Describe the current domestic political environment and how the NSC fits into it

• Role of the NSC in policy making. Choose a current event to illustrate that role.