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The appointments come as part of a broader sweep to reward the president’s supporters with late-game promotions at the Defense Department.
A botched process will end up helping Beijing’s propaganda.
An open position in China is an opportunity to show U.S. diversity.
Avril Haines vowed to keep politics out of intelligence.
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Patrick Granfield served as a speechwriter for Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ash Carter. He currently works in aerospace and defense.