President-elect Barack Obama, far right, announces his national security team during a news conference in Chicago, Monday, Dec. 1, 2008. Standing behind Obama are from left to right, Attorney General-designate Eric Holder, Homeland Security Secretary-designate Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Vice President-elect Joe Biden, Secretary of State-designate Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., National Security Adviser-designate Ret. Marine Gen. James Jones and United Nations Ambassador-designate Susan Rice.
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