Tag: Nick Rasmussen

Nick Rasmussen on NBC’s Weekend TODAY

“President Donald Trump says he ordered the airstrike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani to ‘stop a war’ and not start one. NBC’s Hans Nichols reports for Weekend TODAY and the McCain Institute’s Nicholas Rasmussen joins for analysis…” Watch the full interview here: Full Interview

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Nick Rasmussen on MSNBC

Nick Rasmussen joins Geoff Bennett to discuss the aftermath of the strike against Soleimani: the threat to U.S. personnel in the region, the potential for escalation, and concern about the ability of this Administration to manage a crisis of this magnitude… Watch the full interview here: Full Interview

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Nick Rasmussen quoted in NBC News article, “Iran’s Options for Retaliation Against the U.S. and Americans Span the Globe”

“Nick Rasmussen, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center and an NBC News contributor, said Iran’s overseas capabilities can be viewed as three concentric circles. “In its immediate neighborhood, Iran could put together a response almost immediately, such as this week’s assault on the U.S. Embassy in Iraq. In the …

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McCain Institute Announces Inaugural Class of their National Security and Counterterrorism Fellowship, designed and led by Nick Rasmussen

“‘We have selected women and men of extraordinary achievement and promise who in the mold of Senator John McCain have demonstrated their commitment to national security and public service,’ said Rasmussen, who joined the McCain Institute as a senior director last year. ‘Simply put, investing in the personal and professional …

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Lisa Monaco and Nick Rasmussen quoted in The Washington Post article, “Rise of Far-Right Violence Leads Some to Call for Realignment of Post-9/11 National Security Priorities”

“Protecting the public from the most pressing terrorist threat ‘has been our governing principle for many years now,’ said Lisa Monaco, who served as the top counterterrorism adviser to President Barack Obama. Given the surge in attacks linked to the far right, she said, ‘we need to prioritize our resources …

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