Leon Panetta To Head Defense; Petraeus To Lead CIA

Posted by | April 27, 2011 11:33 | Filed under: Top Stories

President Obama is expected to announce Thursday that CIA Director Leon Panetta will replace Robert Gates as Secretary of Defense, and that General David Petraeus (pictured) will become the new director of the CIA.

The president will also nominate Marine General John Allen to replace Petraeus as ISAF commander in Afghanistan, and Ryan Crocker as US Ambassador to Afghanistan, replacing Karl Eikenberry.

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