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Biden Intelligence Lead Pick Played Key Role in Obama Drone Strike Program

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WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s pick for the director of national intelligence, Avril D. Haines, is a politically moderate national security professional who...
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Biden Will Nominate First Woman to Lead Intelligence, First Latino to Run Homeland Security

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WASHINGTON — President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. plans to name several top national security picks on Tuesday, his transition office said, including the first Latino...
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Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia

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WASHINGTON — President Trump is expected to order the U.S. military to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia by the time he...
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Largely Out of Sight in Washington, Kamala Harris Preps for White House

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WASHINGTON — At a chic cafe in the West End neighborhood here, a young waiter knew that the incoming vice president lived “upstairs,” as he noted...
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Why This Contentious Transition Is So Perilous for the Economy

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The worst economic crises of the last century both played out during “transition” — the period between the presidential election and the inauguration. That’s not...