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Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan

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Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan

The Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan, also known by the Iraq and Afghanistan with authority to issue directions to the Pentagon, the State Department, and other agencies.

Previous to the creation of the 'war czar' position, generals, John J. Sheehan, Jack Keane, and Joseph Ralston,[2] before the appointment of Lieutenant General Douglas Lute in May 2007;[3][4] Lute was confirmed by the Senate on June 28, 2007, and reported both to the President and the National Security Advisor with the rank of full "Assistant to the President." He has continued to hold this position in the Barack Obama administration.[5] Under President Obama, he now answers to new National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon.[5]

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  1. ^ Bush Names Army General as Senior Advisor for Iraq, Afghanistan
  2. ^ Baker, Peter and Ricks, Thomas. 3 Generals Spurn the Position of War "Czar". Washington Post, April 23, 2007
  3. ^ Bush Taps New 'War Czar'. ABC.com. Accessed on May 15, 2007.
  4. ^ BBC NEWS, US names general to be 'war tsar', May 15, 2007
  5. ^ a b Cooper, Helene (2009-01-13). "War Czar for Bush to Keep His Job". New York Times. Archived from the original on 5 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-18. 
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