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  • Flournoy out of running for defense secretary, sources say

    Flournoy out of running for defense secretary, sources say
    Michele Flournoy, a former top Department of Defense official widely tipped as a possible replacement for Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has taken herself out of consideration for the job, according to multiple sources familiar with the circumstances.
  • Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary

    Obama appears to be seeking a more forceful Defense secretary
    As he searches for his fourth Defense secretary in six years, President Obama appears to be looking for a more forceful, articulate military leader to navigate the tough but limited wars that are likely to consume much of his final two years in office....

    Hagel's exit from Pentagon still leaves administration divided

    Hagel's exit from Pentagon still leaves administration divided
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s resignation Monday amid pressure from the White House clears the way for a new Pentagon leader but still leaves the administration divided over the issues that helped lead to his downfall – most notably how to...

    Flournoy withdraws from consideration as U.S. defense secretary: sources

    Michele Flournoy, a former top U.S. Department of Defense official widely tipped as a possible replacement for Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has taken herself out of consideration for the job, according to multiple sources familiar with the...

    Hagel, under pressure, resigns as U.S. defense secretary

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges, including fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and revising plans to exit Afghanistan. It was the...