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Tag: Michèle A. Flournoy

  • Tuesday, November 25th 2014 - 07:40 UTC

    Two hard-core Pentagon former officials candidates for US Secretary of Defense

    Michèle A. Flournoy, is a former Under-secretary of defense who would be the first woman to head the Pentagon

    President Barack Obama is considering two former Defense Department officials as successors to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, administration officials said on Monday. Both are seasoned national security professionals whose credibility among members of both parties and Defense Department experience would be considered assets in managing the threat from the Islamic State, budget cuts and other challenges.