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Who was the army general who became President George W. Bush's first secretary of state?

  • In 1987 President Ronald Reagan named him national security adviser.
  • He was named chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in 1989.
  • He is credited as being one of the chief architects of the 1991 Persian Gulf War.
  • He was a key figure in the disarming of Iraq with the cooperation of the United Nations.

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