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Meshal bin Hamad Al-Thani, a longtime member of Qatar's foreign service and a member of the ruling Al-Thani family, presented his credentials as his country's ambassador to the United States on April 24, 2017. He is also known as Mishaal bin Hamad bin Mohamed al-Thani. Al-Thani joined Qatar's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in May 1997, serving in its Department of European and American Affairs. He took up his first official post in the United States [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
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The latest U.S. ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa is a former politician who is accustomed to relocating to follow his ambitions. Scott Brown, a former U.S. senator from Massachusetts who moved to New Hampshire in order to restart his political career, was nominated by President Trump on April 20, 2017, and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 8, 2017. Many New Zealanders are unhappy with the selection. Brown's confirmation was nearly unanimous, with [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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Callista Gingrich, the third wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, on May 19, 2017, was nominated by President Donald Trump to represent the United States at the Vatican. Gingrich was born Callista Louise Bisek on March 4, 1966, to Alphonse (Allie) and Bernita Bisek in Whitehall, Wisconsin. Her mother was a secretary and her father worked in a packing plant and then in a shop that made car switches. Called “Cally Lou” by her [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
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On May 15, 2017, President Donald Trump announced that the next U.S. ambassador to the Bahamas will be a rich, ultraconservative real estate developer and hotel owner who became a media figure in his sixties, has fathered a large family, and opposes same-sex marriage as an affront to “traditional” marriage but divorced his wife to marry a much younger woman from the former Soviet bloc…just like Donald Trump. This Trump doppelganger is Doug Manchester, who [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
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