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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Obama Nominates Ambassador Deborah K. Jones of MEI as Ambassador to Libya

President Obama today announced that he is nominating Ambassador Deborah K. Jones as the next US Ambassador to Libya, replacing the late Ambassador Chris Stevens. Ambassador Jones, who is the former US Ambassador to Kuwait and has served throughout the Middle East, has most recently been serving as Scholar-in-Residence here at the Middle East Institute.. Her MEI bio is here. Let me join the rest of MEI in congratulating our colleague on this appointment.

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