The Biden team sees retired general Lloyd Austin as the safe choice. File photo: AFP The Biden team sees retired general Lloyd Austin as the safe choice. File photo: AFP
The Biden team sees retired general Lloyd Austin as the safe choice. File photo: AFP
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Joe Biden picks retired general Lloyd Austin to run Pentagon

  • Lloyd Austin will be the first African American US secretary of defence
  • Served as top US commander in Iraq, rose to head US Central Command

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The Biden team sees retired general Lloyd Austin as the safe choice. File photo: AFP The Biden team sees retired general Lloyd Austin as the safe choice. File photo: AFP
The Biden team sees retired general Lloyd Austin as the safe choice. File photo: AFP
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