Daalder served as President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonRepublican spin on Biden is off the mark Bill Clinton shares video update after release from hospital Biden, Democrats risk everything unless they follow the Clinton pivot (they won't) 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 KerryQueen Elizabeth resting 'for a few days' after hospital stay Twenty-four countries say global net-zero goal will fuel inequality Queen Elizabeth recognizes Kerry from video message: 'I saw you on the telly' MORE's 2004 campaign.