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America's Role in the World: Foreign Policy Choices for the Next President

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Ambassador Thomas Pickering was the featured speaker at Drake's Knapp Center on October 5, 2008 in the Bucksbaum Distinguished Lectureship series. Retired from the State Department as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, he served as U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation, India, Israel, El Salvador, Nigeria, and Jordan. He also was the U.S. Ambassador and Representative to the United Nations. Ambassador Pickering holds a B.A. from Bowdoin College, an M.A.L.D. from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a second M.A. from the University of Melbourne in Australia, where he studied under a Fulbright Scholarship. He speaks French, Spanish, and Swahili fluently and also is proficient in Arabic, Hebrew and Russian.

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Post Date: October 28, 2008