Our Latest Man In Baghdad

Liu, Melinda; Kaplow, Larry; Dickey, Christopher; Hirsh, Michael; Dehghanpisheh, Babak
June 2007
Newsweek;6/18/2007, Vol. 149 Issue 25, p46
This article profiles Ryan Crocker, the most recent chief diplomat for the U.S. in Iraq. Crocker succeeds Jay Garner and Paul Bremer, as the situation in Iraq deteriorates, his leadership may be key to holding the country together. Crocker is uniquely qualified to face that storm. A fluent Arabic speaker and former ambassador to Kuwait, Syria, Lebanon and Pakistan, he has dealt with some of the most difficult assignment in the Middle East.


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