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Mainer likely to be Obama's intel head

A Kittery native, Dennis Blair, is likely to be tapped as the Director of National Intelligence in the Obama administration, according to the New York Times and ABC News. Blair, a retired four-star Navy admiral, is a former commander of all US Navy forces in Asia and the Pacific. Sadly, according to the Nation, he made the US (more) complicit in the 1999 violence in Timor. And the NYT reports that he tried to waterski behind a destroyer he commanded in Japan.

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