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Petraeus Being Mulled for CIA Top Job: Report

Tuesday, 05 Apr 2011 06:36 AM

General David Petraeus is being "seriously considered" for the job of CIA director, according to a report by National Public Radio.

petraeus, ciaPetraeus is the commander of US forces in Afghanistan but plans to leave that post later this year, and NPR, citing unnamed government officials, reported that Petraeus "would take the job if offered."

Leon Panetta is currently the CIA's director but is seen as a likely replacement for Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who plans to step down this year.

Pentagon officials declined to comment.

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