Another day, another pick | Biden assigns as defence secretary general who led fight against ISIS

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    In his latest move, presumed US President-elect Joe Biden has chosen a retired general, 67-year-old Lloyd Austin, as his defence secretary. Yet there’s an obstacle: according to US law, an officer must have left the service at least seven years before becoming secretary of defence, and Austin retired only four years ago.

    In his latest move, presumed US President-elect Joe Biden has chosen a retired general, 67-year-old Lloyd Austin, as his defence secretary. Yet there’s an obstacle: according to US law, an officer must have left the service at least seven years before becoming secretary of defence, and Austin retired only four years ago.

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