With James Jones as outgoing NSA and with his former deputy, Tom Donilon in, here are three useful analyses of who Donilon is and what his appointment may mean for US strategy during the second half of the Obama administration.
- The NSC's Invisible Man, The Cable
- Tom Donilon: The Last Best Hope to Help Obama Make Vital Strategic Leaps, The Washington Note
- The Decider, The New Republic (mention of Donilon's day-to-day role occurs midway through the article)
- Amy Greene