Nine Jobs to Watch

While most of the attention is focusing on appointments to prestigious positions in the White House and Cabinet, many of the Administration's new policies will be shaped by a less visible layer of sub-Cabinet officials. Bush's choices for these little-known but powerful posts could foreshadow his decisions on urgent issues that are certain to crop up over the next four years. What to watch for:

Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition. A double whammy is in store for the new occupant of this post, created two years ago to coordinate and streamline the world's biggest purchasing program ($160 billion a year)....

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