President Trump's Non-Existent National Security Handoff : Consider This from NPR President Trump's refusal to engage in any meaningful national security transition is dangerous, say two former national security officials.

Kori Schake with the American Enterprise Institute served on George W. Bush's National Security Council and in senior posts at the Pentagon and the State Department. Harvard's Nicholas Burns served at the State Department and on the National Security Council in every administration from Jimmy Carter to George W. Bush.

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'There's No Transition': Trump's Non-Existent National Security Handoff

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'There's No Transition': Trump's Non-Existent National Security Handoff

'There's No Transition': Trump's Non-Existent National Security Handoff

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President Trump's refusal to engage in any meaningful national security transition is dangerous, say two former national security officials.

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President Trump's refusal to engage in any meaningful national security transition is dangerous, say two former national security officials.

Kori Schake with the American Enterprise Institute served on George W. Bush's National Security Council and in senior posts at the Pentagon and the State Department. Harvard's Nicholas Burns served at the State Department and on the National Security Council in every administration from Jimmy Carter to George W. Bush.

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This episode was produced by Brianna Scott, Lee Hale, Brent Baughman and Becky Sullivan. It was edited by Sami Yenigun with help from Wynne Davis. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.