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Nikki Haley chosen to be U.N. Ambassador

Governor Nikki Haley Chosen For U.N. Ambassador

Donald Trump has picked South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, who was critical of him during his election campaign and who has little foreign policy experience, to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

November 23, 2016
Russia, Ambassador, Diplomacy, John Tefft, Putin, International Relations, Foreign Serivce, World News

Diplomat John Tefft Navigates Sticky US-Russia Relations

Although he’s seen years of cooperation between the U.S. and Russia, ambassador John Tefft finds the current relation competitive, and difficult.

March 25, 2015

Gunmen Kidnap Jordan Envoy To Libya

Tripoli (AFP) – Masked gunmen kidnapped Jordan’s ambassador to Libya as he rode to work in Tripoli on Tuesday, shooting at his car and wounding his driver, officials said. It was the latest targeting of Libyan leaders and foreign diplomats in the increasingly lawless North African country, three years after NATO-backed rebels ousted autocratic leader […]

April 15, 2014

White House: Iran Ambassador Nominee To UN Is Not ‘Viable’

By Christi Parsons and Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has told Iran that its nominee for ambassador to the United Nations is “not viable,” but the White House did not outline steps it might take to derail the potential appointment. Jay Carney, the White House spokesman, said President Barack Obama has […]

April 8, 2014