Carol Giacomo

Diplomatic correspondent for Reuters

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Diplomatic Correspondent for Reuters in Washington, DC

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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…

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