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John Brennan confirmed as CIA director

The US Senate on Thursday confirmed counter-terrorism expert John Brennan to be the next CIA director, filling a third crucial position on President Barack Obama's national security team.

world Updated: Mar 08, 2013 23:46 IST
AFP
Hindustantimes

The US Senate on Thursday confirmed counter-terrorism expert John Brennan to be the next CIA director, filling a third crucial position on President Barack Obama's national security team.

The Senate voted 63-34 with several Republicans flocking to approve Brennan following a dramatic 13-hour filibuster the night before by Republican Rand Paul over concern about the possible use of drones to conduct targeted killings on US soil.

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