US President Barack Obama has nominated a Navy admiral for chief of the National Security Agency (NSA).

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced yesterday the US President’s proposal to appoint Navy Vice Admiral Michael Rogers, the head of the Navy's US Fleet Cyber Command, as head of NSA.

As Hagel said in a statement: "This is a critical time for the NSA, and Vice Admiral Rogers would bring extraordinary and unique qualifications to this position as the agency continues its vital mission a...

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