MES presents: Ambassador David Newton(2)
341 Eggers Hall
Careers in the U.S. Foreign Service: Advice for Students from a former Ambassador Ambassador David Newton has served as ambassador to Iraq (1984-88), ambassador to Yemen (1994-97), and as director of Radio Free Iraq, part of Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty (1998-2004). During his thirty-six year career in the Foreign Service, he also served as deputy chief of mission in Yemen and Syria, political counselor in Saudi Arabia, and had assignments in the Department of State as director for Lebanon, Syria and Jordan, as Near East division chief in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research and as economic officer for the Arabian Peninsula. Come to this informal meeting to learn about the myths and realities of being an official U.S. diplomat through a career with the Foreign Service!
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