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Source: Obama picks retired Air Force pilot, close friend, Africa expert as Sudan envoy, AP

"A senior administration official says President Barack Obama has chosen retired Air Force Gen. J. Scott Gration to be a special envoy to war-wracked Sudan. Gration is a close personal friend of Obama and has considerable experience on African issues.

The administration official told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Gration is the pick of both Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

The announcement was being made Wednesday."

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