Clinton Rethinking His Foreign Policy Team

Clinton Rethinking His Foreign Policy Team

TIME has learned that President Clinton is seriously considering firing one or more of his top national-security officials. There has been speculation about such a move, but until now no confirmation that Clinton is weighing it. He is well aware of the criticism of National Security Adviser Tony Lake (too weak), Secretary of State Warren Christopher (too diffident), Defense Secretary Les Aspin (too disorganized) and CIA Director Jim Woolsey (invisible). Names of replacements -- often surprising -- have been discussed in the White House.

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