According to this article, Kerry's senior advisor on National Security is a woman named Dr. Rice.
Rather than have the senator backtrack or appear to equivocate on his criticism of Bush, the Democratic campaign released a statement by Kerry's senior adviser for national security, Dr. Susan Rice, vowing to be as tough on terrorists as the Bush administration.Vowing to be as tough on terrorists as the Bush administration. Does that mean ignoring Osama for another three years while doing his recruiting for him? What Dr. (Susan) Rice means is that Kerry vows to be as stupid on terrorism as Bush. Great.
"This is a very serious development and underscores the need to move aggressively to implement the 9/11 commission's crucial recommendations," Rice said.