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|As Obama approaches a second term with an unexpected opening for CIA director, agency officials are watching to see whether the president's pick signals even a modest adjustment in the main counterterrorism program he kept: the use of armed drones to kill suspected extremists. The resignation of David H. Petraeus over an adulterous affair brought an abrupt end to the short tenure of a CIA director who sought to cement the agency's ties with the military and expand its drone fleet.|
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