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Christopher Hill

Christopher Hill: A Diplomat at Work

Philip Seib | Posted 05.09.2015 | Books
Philip Seib

Some memoirs concentrate on self-promotion and score-settling, but Hill avoids the former and mostly eschews the latter. He focuses instead on the on-the-ground work of the diplomat, which may entail dangerous forays far beyond embassy walls. What comes through with exceptional clarity in this book is Hill's concept of service.

Swiss Banker's Reaction to U.S. Treasury Hiding A.I.G. Loss

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Iris Mack

Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan are being subsidized by the Federal Reserve. Why can't the Fed instead subsidize Americans who want a job? How stupid do they think the American taxpayer is?

Relationship Between Ambassador, Top US Commander In Iraq Deteriorating Rapidly

Foreign Policy | Tom Ricks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

American insiders in Baghdad say the relationship between the top U.S. commander there, Gen. Raymond Odierno, and the top civilian official there, Amb...

U.S. Ambassador To Iraq Uninjured In Explosion

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) WASHINGTON - U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher Hill was among a group of American personnel who were uninjured when an explosive device detonat...

Congressional Visit to Iraq, Part II: Observations on Strategy (My Return to Iraq, 1.5 Years Later)

Rep. Jared Polis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rep. Jared Polis

From an undisclosed location somewhere in the Middle East... I am writing most of this entry from the backseat of a helicopter bound to Mosul from Baghdad.

Brownback Promises Battle Over Obama's Iraq Nominee

National Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's nomination of Christopher Hill to be ambassador to Iraq has prompted fierce criticism from a handful of senior Republican senators i...

Brownback To Block Iraq Nominee

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Sam Brownback of Kansas threatened Thursday to take advantage of a Senate rule to block the confirmation of Christopher Hill as U.S. ambassador t...

McCain To Meet With Obama's Iraq Ambassador Nominee

CNN Political Ticker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain will meet early next week with Chris Hill, President Barack Obama's nominee for ambassador to Iraq who McCain has questioned because ...

US Ambassadors Getting Slotted By Obama Team

The Cable | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As the recent Gen. Anthony Zinni case demonstrates, behind the scenes and mostly under the radar, the Obama administration is busy slotting U.S. ambas...

Obama Picks Non-Arabic Speaker As Iraq Ambassador

AP/Washington Post | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Christopher Hill, the Bush administration's lead negotiator with North Korea, is the leading candidate to become the next U.S. Ambassad...

Chris Hill Named Ambassador To Iraq

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chris Hill has been named as the next ambassador to Iraq and will oversee a crucial moment for the nascent democracy, following provincial elections t...

Breaking: Bush Administration to Ask Congress on Thursday to Remove North Korea from Terror Watch List

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Rumors have been kicking around that this might be happening, but no administration officials would confirm until yesterday that this was finally decided.