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Obama's Likely Pick for NSA Chief Is a Master Spy. It May Not Be Enough.

Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers, the odds-on favorite to be nominated by President Obama as the next director of the National Security Agency, has all of the intelligence and military credentials for the position. "A walking resume for this job," said retired Admiral James Stavridis, who recently served as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander in Europe and has known Rogers for more than a decade. But is Rogers a master politician? That may be the more important question if he takes over the helm of the country's biggest spy agency at one of its most perilous moments, when leaks about the the NSA's inner workings have damaged its credibility in the

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17 Oct
Richard Bejtlich @taosecurity
RT @NoahShachtman: Obama's likely new #NSA chief is a master spy. He may have to be a whole lot more than that. http://t.co/0ha1pYfMjj
17 Oct
Shane Harris @shanewharris
Sneak peek at Obama's likely pick for next NSA Director, Adm. Michael Rogers. http://t.co/5ADMVMOQ4w