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Vox Sentences: Meet Ash Carter, the (likely) next Defense Secretary

Dylan Matthews is a senior correspondent and head writer for Vox's Future Perfect section and has worked at Vox since 2014. He is particularly interested in global health and pandemic prevention, anti-poverty efforts, economic policy and theory, and conflicts about the right way to do philanthropy.

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Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter stands in the pouring rain during the dignified transfer of Marine Staff Sgt. Eric Christian of Warwick, New York on the tarmac in the pouring rain at Dover Air Force Base May 7, 2013 in Dover, Delaware. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Tzipi Livni (L) and Yair Lapid (R). (Jim Hollander/AFP/Getty Images)


Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks at a meeting at the Waldorf Astoria hotel on September 25, 2014 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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