National Security Council chair Yaakov Amidror quit in June, reportedly sick of power struggles.
But Kerry is currently in line to chair the powerful foreign relations committee in the Senate.
James Hoge is editor of Foreign Affairs magazine, and Peter G. Peterson chair at the Council on Foreign Relations.
She is the daughter of one senator and the wife of another—Senate Intelligence Committee chair Jay Rockefeller.
“Not trivial stuff,” Ann Berwick, chair of the DPU, told the Boston Globe.
He drew a chair close to the side of his friend, who was reclining on a couch.
She touched the chair, the table; she lifted the cover of one of the dishes.
He still sat in his chair, his ear bent to the echoing chamber of the violin.
The fire is real enough to warm me; I can sit in the chair; the things are real enough to eat.
Her fingers were clutching and releasing the arms of the chair.
early 13c., chaere, from Old French chaiere "chair, seat, throne" (12c.; Modern French chaire "pulpit, throne;" the more modest sense having gone since 16c. with variant form chaise), from Latin cathedra "seat" (see cathedral).
Figurative sense of "authority" was in Middle English, of bishops and professors. Meaning "office of a professor" (1816) is extended from the seat from which a professor lectures (mid-15c.). Meaning "seat of a person presiding at meeting" is from 1640s. As short for electric chair from 1900.
mid-15c., "install in a chair or seat" (implied in chairing), from chair (n.); meaning "preside over" (a meeting, etc.) is attested by 1921. Related: Chaired.