President-Elect Obama's national security team is being called, "pragmatic".
As expected Hillary Clinton was named the next Secretary of State.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates will be kept on in his current post.
Susan Rice, an apparently quite competent Obama staffer, was named as nominated to be United States Ambassador to the United Nations.
Marine General James Jones will be nominated as Barack Obama's National Security Adviser.
Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano will be nominated as the new Homeland Security Director.