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CNN national security analyst Juliette Kayyem is the author of the best-selling "Security Mom: An Unclassified Guide to Protecting Our Homeland and Your Home." She is a professor at Harvard's Kennedy School, a former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security in the Obama administration and founder of Kayyem Solutions, a security consulting firm. On the latest episode of her national security podcast (The SCIF), Kayyem explains what President Trump's cabinet picks say about his security policy. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)As President Donald J. Trump's national security team falls into place, there has been much focus on the substance of what some are calling a "Trump Doctrine" that emerged during his inaugural speech: America First. The phrase itself is controversial, evoking memories of WWII's America First Committee and its anti-Semitic founders, and as specific policy it is vague.