Antony Blinken is Joe Biden’s likely choice for US secretary of state

US President-elect Joe Biden intends to name his long-time adviser Antony Blinken as secretary of State, according to three people familiar with the matter, setting out to assemble his cabinet even before Donald Trump concedes defeat.In addition, Jake Sullivan, formerly one of Hillary Clinton’s closest aides, is likely to be named Biden’s national security adviser, according to two people familiar with the matter. An announcement is expected Tuesday, the people said.Biden’s incoming White House…