In a Male-Dominated Administration, Pentagon Chief Seeks More Women – Foreign Policy

In a Male-Dominated Administration, Pentagon Chief Seeks More Women  Foreign Policy

Critics are skeptical that Patrick Shanahan will name female nominees to fill senior Defense posts after a series of resignations. By Lara Seligman | June 3, 2019, 1:29 PM Acting US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, left, gestures as International Institute for Strategic Studies CEO John Chipman looks on in Singapore on June 1. ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images The Pentagon is still a largely male-dominated place, and Patrick Shanahan, US President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of defense, is pushing hard to change that by filling top posts with female candidates, his chief of staf…

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