Obama's ambassador to NATO to head Chicago foreign policy think-tank

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Daalder served as President Bill ClintonBill ClintonPoll: Obama leaves office with 58 percent favorability Trump's favorability rating historically low, poll finds Dem boycotts of inauguration grow MORE's National Security Council director for European affairs, where he helped coordinate U.S. policy during the war in Bosnia. As ambassador to NATO he helped negotiate the multi-lateral intervention in Libya.

Daalder takes over from Marshall Bouton, who headed the council for 12 years.

His predecessor as NATO ambassador, State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland, is also moving on to a policy job, The Washington Post reported. She may be replaced by Jen Psaki, President Obama's traveling press secretary during the 2012 presidential election who also worked on John KerryJohn KerryKerry: Trump comments on German chancellor ‘inappropriate’ Palestinian leader: Moving Israel embassy could jeopardize peace process UN leader willing to meet lawmakers amid push to cut funding MORE's 2004 campaign.