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So, we’re hearing Michele Flournoy for SecDef.

Nothing confirmed.

She’s currently the president of Center for a New American Security and a member of Obama’s Pentagon transition team: there’s an article about her here. She also had some very interesting (and at least mildly reassuring) Senate testimony earlier this year on post-Surge Iraq policy. Former Clinton supporter, of course, so expect less “Flee Iraq!” and more “So, let’s talk about gays in the military.” All in all – well, we could do worse.

By the way: if this one pans out, the antiwar movement can stop wondering when they’re going to be betrayed by the incoming Presidential administration…

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