Former National Security Advisor HR McMaster Is Heading To StanfordAuthor:Tom RicksPublish date:Jul 5, 2018 7:30 AM EDTPresident Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, left, at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, where he announced that McMaster will be the new national security adviser. AP Photo/Susan WalshThat’s the word on the academic street about the second of Trump’s national security advisor. It’s a nice place. Good food, good wine, smart people—and a very long way from Washington.