Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentGovernment · 1 decade ago

What's does the "National Security Adviser" "Department of Homeland Security" "White House Chief of Staff" do?

What are there main jobs? Each.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    The National Security Advisor advises and assists the President on national security and foreign policies, and coordinates these policies among various government agencies.

    The duties of the White House Chief of Staff vary greatly from one administration to another. However, he/she is responsible for overseeing the actions of the White House staff, managing the President’s schedule, and deciding who is allowed to meet with the President. Because of these duties, the Chief of Staff has at various times been dubbed “The Gatekeeper” and “The co-President”.

    The secretary is the civilian head of the Department of Homeland Security, and is primarily responsible for the integration of 22 different agencies all working to protect Americans and defend the U.S. within its borders. The secretary works with more than 180,000 employees from these agencies in order to strengthen U.S. borders, provide intelligence analysis and infrastructure protection, improve the use of science and technology to counter weapons of mass destruction, create a comprehensive response and recovery division. The director of homeland defense develops and coordinates a comprehensive national strategy to strengthen the U.S. against terrorist threats or attacks. The secretary is an important advisor to the president and works closely with other governmental agencies.

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