Barack Obama


US President Barack Obamaannounces his nominations for CIA Director... News PhotoBarack Obama,Central Intelligence Agency,Defense Minister,East Room,Event,Government,Horizontal,International Landmark,Nomination,Politics,US President,USA,Washington DC,White House - Washington DCPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPUS President Barack Obama(C)announces his nominations for CIA Director and Defense Secretary, during an event in the East Room of the White House January 7, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama nominated White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan(2nd-R) as CIA director to replace David Petraeus and former Republican senator Chuck Hagel(2nd-L) as defense secretary to succeed Leon Panetta(L). The acting director of the CIA Michael Morell is seen at right. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)