Bush Selects Navy Admiral For No. 2 Post at CIA

In one of the first steps towards overhauling the nation’s intelligence agencies, President Bush nominated Vice Adm. Albert M. Calland III, a navy officer who commanded Special Operations forces during the war in Afghanistan, to become the No. 2 official at the CIA. The New York Times reports that Calland has been serving as acting deputy director for several months already after the resignation of John McLaughlin, who resigned in November last year. Calland will now await confirmation by the Senate. Read more.

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