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Negroponte's Move Is Latest Shift for Intelligence

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Negroponte's Move Is Latest Shift for Intelligence

Negroponte's Move Is Latest Shift for Intelligence

Negroponte's Move Is Latest Shift for Intelligence

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National Intelligence Director John Negroponte will leave his job as the nation's spy chief to become Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's second-in-command.

Since becoming national intelligence director in April 2005, Negroponte has been responsible for overseeing all 16 U.S. spy agencies.

Negroponte's move is yet another shift in an intelligence community that has seen little continuity at the top since the departure of CIA director George Tenet in 2004.