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As Intel Chief, McConnell May Focus on Home Front

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As Intel Chief, McConnell May Focus on Home Front

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As Intel Chief, McConnell May Focus on Home Front

As Intel Chief, McConnell May Focus on Home Front

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President Bush has nominated retired Navy Adm. Mike McConnell to replace John Negroponte as the Director of National Intelligence. McConnell directed the National Security Agency from 1992 to 1996.

Intelligence sources speculated that the former military commander would place greater emphasis on domestic intelligence operations at the FBI and Department of Homeland Security.

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