Carol Giacomo

Diplomatic correspondent for Reuters

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The current US Ambassador to Iraq has been named the next US Ambassador to the United Nations.  The President wants Zalmay Khalilzad, a Sunni Muslim born in Afghanistan, to succeed…

Bush Taps US Ambassador to Iraq Khalilzad for UN Post

The current US Ambassador to Iraq has been named the next US Ambassador to the United Nations.  The President wants Zalmay Khalilzad, a Sunni Muslim born in Afghanistan, to succeed…

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Rhode Island  ’s defeated Republican Senator Lincoln Chafee
will help block President Bush’s request to confirm John Bolton as Ambassador
to the UN. Chafee says, “At this late stage…

Key Senators Dismiss New Bush Bid for Bolton

Rhode Island ’s defeated Republican Senator Lincoln Chafee will help block President Bush’s request to confirm John Bolton as Ambassador to the UN. Chafee says, “At this late stage…

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