Robert O'Brien, Trump's new national security adviser, seen as an arbiter rather than a confrontationalist

World / Politics | ANALYSIS Sep 19, 2019

Robert O'Brien, Trump's new national security adviser, seen as an arbiter rather than a confrontationalist

by Nick Wadhams, Jennifer Jacobs and Justin Sink

Donald Trump's selection of top hostage-affairs official Robert O'Brien as his new national security adviser sends a clear signal the president is seeking to turn the page from the confrontation and controversy that defined John Bolton's tenure in the job. Bolton regularly picked ideological fights ...