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Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testfies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on his nomination to be the director of the CIA on Capitol Hill in Washington February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testfies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on his nomination to be the director of the CIA on Capitol Hill in Washington February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testfies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on his nomination to be the director of the CIA on Capitol Hill in Washington February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testfies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on his nomination to be the director of the CIA on Capitol Hill in Washington February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testfies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on his nomination to be the director of the CIA on Capitol Hill in Washington February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testfies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on his nomination to be the director of the CIA on Capitol Hill in Washington February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin (L) chants as she and other spectators and demonstrators are escorted out of the hearing room by U.S. Capitol police officers after Senate Intellgence Committee Chairman Senator Dianne Feinstein called a recess to have the hearing room cleared after protestors repeatedly interrupted Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifying before a hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin (L) chants as she and other spectators and demonstrators are escorted out of the hearing room by U.S. Capitol police officers after Senate Intellgence Committee Chairman Senator Dianne Feinstein called a recess to...more

CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin (L) chants as she and other spectators and demonstrators are escorted out of the hearing room by U.S. Capitol police officers after Senate Intellgence Committee Chairman Senator Dianne Feinstein called a recess to have the hearing room cleared after protestors repeatedly interrupted Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifying before a hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan (L) is escorted into a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing by committee Chairman Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) before testifying on his nomination to be the director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan (L) is escorted into a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing by committee Chairman Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) before testifying on his nomination to be the director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in...more

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan (L) is escorted into a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing by committee Chairman Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) before testifying on his nomination to be the director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Deputy National Security Adviser John Brennan testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on his nomination to be the Director of the CIA, on Capitol Hill in Washington, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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