Obama administration nominates new NSA, Cyber Command boss

By REUTERS
January 31, 2014 01:00




The Obama administration is nominating Michael Rogers, head of US Fleet Cyber Command, as the new head of the National Security Agency and US Command at a moment when US surveillance practices are under intense scrutiny.

"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 and implements President Obama's reforms," US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who is currently visiting Poland, said in a statement.

If confirmed, Rogers would replace current director Keith Alexander. Rogers was also nominated as chief of the Central Security Service, the statement said.

Related Content
Breaking news
October 18, 2017
Report: Congress clarification on Iran nuclear deal could be positive

By REUTERS

Israel Weather
  • 16 - 31
    Beer Sheva
    19 - 29
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 19 - 27
    Jerusalem
    19 - 29
    Haifa
  • 23 - 33
    Elat
    20 - 32
    Tiberias