Top NSA Staff to Depart

Posted October 17, 2013 at 1:17pm

“The director of the U.S. National Security Agency and his deputy are expected to depart in the coming months,” Reuters reports, “in a development that could give President Barack Obama a chance to reshape the eavesdropping agency.”

NSA Director Army Gen. Keith Alexander “has formalized plans to leave by next March or April, while his civilian deputy, John ‘Chris’ Inglis, is due to retire by year’s end… Alexander has served as NSA director since August 2005, making him its longest-serving chief. He also serves as commander of a related military unit, the U.S. Cyber Command.”

Crossposted from Wonk Wire.