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Nomination of I. Lewis Libby, Jr., To Be Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy


The President today announced his intention to nominate I. Lewis Libby, Jr., of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. This is a new position.

Currently Mr. Libby serves as Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Strategy and Resources at the U.S. Department of Defense in Washington, DC. Prior to this Mr. Libby served as a partner with the law firm of Dickstein, Shapiro   Morin in Washington, DC, 1985 - 1989. In addition, he served at the U.S. Department of State as Director of Special Projects at the Bureau of East Asian   Pacific Affairs, 1982 - 1985, and on the Policy Planning Staff in the Office of the Secretary, 1981 - 1982.

Mr. Libby graduated from Yale College (B.A., 1972) and Columbia University School of Law (J.D., 1975). He was born August 22, 1950, in New Haven, CT. Mr. Libby is married and resides in Washington, DC.