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Olsen to be next U.S. ambassador to Pakistan

President Barack Obama intends to nominate Ambassador Richard Olsen to be the next U.S. ambassador to Pakistan, three sources with direct knowledge of the pending appointment told The Cable. Olsen, a senior member of the foreign service, has been serving as the coordinating director for development and economic affairs at U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, since June 2011.
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White House to some members of Congress: Expect Hagel nomination

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

A Republican and former U.S. Senator from Nebraska is expected to be nominated for secretary of defense, sources tell CNN. The White House has told some senior members of Congress to expect President Obama to nominate Chuck Hagel as... Read Post

Senate Approves Obama's Nominee for UN Ambassador

News : The Rundown News Blog (last year)

Samantha Power, senior director of multilateral affairs with the U.S. National Security Council waves to family members as she speaks during a nomination announcement with President Barack Obama, and Susan Rice, then-U.S. ambassador... Read Post

Obama to appoint Comey to head FBI: Sources

News : Field Notes (2 years ago)

President Barack Obama intends to nominate former deputy attorney general James Comey to succeed Robert Mueller as FBI Director, sources familiar with the decision told NBC News. Comey, a Republican who served under President George... Read Post

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