Clinton’s National Security Advisers Are a “Who’s Who” of the Warfare State

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By Zaid Jilani, Alex Emmons, Naomi LaChance

September 10, 2016 “Information Clearing House” – “The Intercept” – Hillary Clinton is meeting on Friday with a newnational security “working group” that is filled with an elite “who’s who” of the military-industrial complex and the security deep state.

The list of key advisers — which includes the general who executed the troop surge in Iraq and a former Bush homeland security chief turned terror profiteer — is a strong indicator that Clinton’s national security policy will not threaten the post-9/11 national-security status quo that includes active use of military power abroad and heightened security measures at home.

It’s a story we’ve seen before in President Obama’s early appointments. In retrospect, analysts have pointed to thecontinuity in national security and intelligence advisers as an early sign that despite his campaign rhetoric Obama would end up building on…

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