Desert Diplomat

Desert Diplomat

Inside Saudi Arabia Following 9/11

Book - 2015
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In the spring of 2001, George W. Bush selected Dallas attorney Robert W. Jordan as the ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Jordan's nomination sped through Congress in the wake of the terrorist attacks on 9/11, and he was at his post by early October, though with no prior diplomatic experience, as Saudi Arabia mandates that the U.S. Ambassador be a political appointee with the ear of the president. Hence Jordan had to learn on the job how to run an embassy, deal with a foreign culture, and protect U.S. interests, all following the most significant terrorist attacks on the United States in history.
Publisher: Lincoln :, Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press,, 2015
ISBN: 9781612346700
1612346707
Characteristics: ix, 222 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Fiffer, Steve

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