Student Coffee Hour with Ambassador James Jeffrey
Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM (EDT)
Student Coffee Hour with
Ambassador James Jeffrey
Former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq and Former Deputy National
Security Advisor, George W. Bush Administration
Philip Solondz Distinguished Visiting Fellow, The Washington Institute
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Class of 1930 Room, Rockefeller Center
The Rockefeller Center is hosting this coffee hour with Amb. Jeffrey. Seating is limited, so do not hesitate if you want to take advantage of this exciting opportunity. Coffee and cookies will be served.
Ambassador James F. Jeffrey is the Philip Solondz distinguished visiting fellow at The Washington Institute where he focuses on U.S. strategies to counter Iran's efforts to expand its influence in the broader Middle East.
One of the nation's most respected diplomats, Ambassador Jeffrey has held a series of highly sensitive posts in Washington, D.C., and abroad. In addition to his service in Ankara and Baghdad, he served as assistant to the president and deputy national security advisor in the George W, Bush administration, with a special focus on Iran. Previously, at the State Department, he served as principal deputy assistant secretary for the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the Department of State, where his responsibilities included leading the Iran policy team and coordinating public diplomacy. Earlier appointments included service as senior advisor on Iraq to the secretary of state; chargé d'affaires and deputy chief of mission in Baghdad; deputy chief of mission in Ankara; and ambassador in Albania.
A former infantry officer in the U.S. army, Ambassador Jeffrey served in Germany and Vietnam from 1969 to 1976. He earned his B.A. from Northeastern University and his M.A. from Boston University.
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