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  • Who Are the Senior Officials at the Pentagon and the N.S.A?

    WASHINGTON — A purge of the senior civilians at the Pentagon and the ascension of a similar hard-line policy official to a top job at the National Security Agency have prompted concerns that the Trump administration may be planning new punishments for Iran and releasing classified documents about President Trump’s interactions with Russia. Here are the four new officials. Anthony J. Tata Performing the duties of the under secretary of defense for policy ImageAnthony J. Tata, then serving as a brigadier general, in 2006.Credit…Murray Brewster/Canadian Press, via Associated Press Anthony J. Tata’s nomination to be the Pentagon’s top policy official appeared to be doomed over the summer after senators from…

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