Bush Nominates Negroponte As Intel Chief

By KATHERINE SHRADER, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON - President Bush on Thursday named John Negroponte, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations ) and currently the administration's top representative in Iraq to be America's first national intelligence director. It's a sudden job change for Negroponte, a career diplomat. The former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations has been serving as U.S. ambassador in Baghdad since June.

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