This week the President nominated for Senate consideration and confirmation the following:
Alejandro Mayorkas, Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security
Daniel Benjamin, Coordinator for Counter-terrorism (and Ambassador), Department of State
Michael Nacht, Assistant Secretary of Defense, Global Security Affairs.
If Benjamin sounds familiar, you may remember his books: Age of Sacred Terror and The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting it Right