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Pentagon's chief intelligence official to resign
WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. Defense Department's top intelligence official, Stephen Cambone, will resign at the end of the year, the Pentagon announced Friday.
"Undersecretary of Defense (Intelligence) Stephen A. Cambone will resign from the department on Dec. 31, 2006," the Pentagon announced in a statement.
Cambone was the most senior Pentagon official to resign after Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld resigned one day after the midterm elections on Nov. 7 in which Republicans lost control of both houses of Congress.
Cambone, who was confirmed by the Senate as the undersecretary of defense for intelligence in March 2003, had no specific plans after his departure and had said he looked forward to spending more time with his family, the statement said.
Before he was confirmed as undersecretary of defense for intelligence, Cambone had worked in the department as director of program analysis and evaluation in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and as the principal deputy undersecretary of defense for policy.
Editor: Nie Peng