National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan defends President Joe Biden’s tone during his speech about the US evacuation from..
National Security Advisor (United States)
White House advisory position
The Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (APNSA), commonly referred to as the National Security Advisor (NSA) is a senior aide in the Executive Office of the President, based at the West Wing of the White House. The National Security Advisor serves as the principal advisor to the President of the United States on all national security issues. The National Security Advisor is appointed by the President and does not require confirmation by the United States Senate. However, an appointment of a three or four-star General to the role requires Senate reconfirmation of military rank.