Plans are now in place for a shake-up of the White House’s national security team. CIA Director Leon Panetta is heading to the Pentagon to replace Robert Gates. And replacing Panetta at the spy agency is Gen. David Petraeus, the high-profile commander of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. And those aren’t the only changes. Anthony Cordesman is the Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He joins us with analysis of the President’s picks and what’s to come.
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