U.S. National Intelligence Director to resign Obama will accept applications (Figure)
U.S. National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair
WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reporter Du Jing Wang Fengfeng) 20, according to U.S. media reports, Dennis Blair, U.S. National Intelligence Director to submit his resignation as early as 21.
ABC reported that U.S. President Barack Obama in the White House that afternoon, met Tony Blair during Blair expressed his resignation meaning, Obama said it would accept the resignation.
Earlier, U.S. media reported that Dennis Blair, has submitted his resignation application.
reported that a few weeks, Obama has been asking Tony Blair to resign in consultation with stakeholders and with the potential successor candidates were contacted.
shooting at Fort Hood, attempted bombing Christmas and the New York Times Square after the attempted bomb attacks, the U.S. intelligence system due to failure to prevent the occurrence of these events has been heavily criticized, so that command 16 U.S. intelligence agencies Blair is facing tremendous pressure.
Blair, 63, has served 34 years in the U.S. Navy, retiring in 2002. He served as Assistant Secretary and the Central Intelligence Agency U.S. Pacific Command. 2001 “9.11″ incident, he was responsible for U.S. counter-terrorism operations in Southeast Asia.
Office of the Director of National Intelligence was established in 2005, is in charge of and coordinate the operation of 16 U.S. intelligence agencies.
will submit his resignation today
ABC quoted government sources as saying that U.S. National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair, May 21 to submit his resignation .
20th U.S. President Barack Obama held talks with Dennis Blair, Tony Blair made his intention to resign, get Obama to accept this idea. Media analysts say, Blair’s resignation may be attempted with the New York Times Square bombing aircraft and attempted bombing last Christmas events.
establishing the office of Director of National Intelligence less than six years, is in charge of and coordinate the operation of 16 U.S. intelligence agencies, the incumbent is the ringleader of U.S. intelligence agencies. Blair was born in the United States military family, served in the navy ancestors 5 generations. Army 34 years, longer than Tony Blair to work together, resourceful known, when the Navy retired four-star general. United States suffered in 2001, “9.11″ terrorist attacks, when Blair, former head of U.S. Pacific Command’s area-wide coordination in carrying out a series of counter-terrorism operations, praised the results so far. (According to China Daily)