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|Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs|
August 8, 1989 – July 10, 1992
|President||George H. W. Bush|
|Preceded by||H. Allen Holmes|
|Succeeded by||Robert Gallucci|
Richard Alan Clarke
October 27, 1950
Dorchester, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Education||University of Pennsylvania (BA)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MSM)
Richard Alan Clarke (born October 27, 1950) is an American former government official. He was National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counter-terrorism for the United States between 1998 and 2003.
President Bill Clinton kept Clarke and in 1998 promoted him to be the National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counter-terrorism, the chief counter-terrorism adviser on the National Security Council.
Under President George W. Bush, Clarke initially continued in the same position but no longer had Cabinet-level access. He later was appointed as the Special Advisor to the President on cybersecurity.
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