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John Herbst

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John Herbst is director of the Atlantic Council's Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center. He is a former ambassador to Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

For 31 years Herbst served as a foreign service officer in the State Department, including as ambassador to Ukraine (2003-2006) and to Uzbekistan (2000-2003).

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