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Desert diplomat : inside Saudi Arabia following 9/11

Author: Robert W Jordan; Steve Fiffer
Publisher: Lincoln : Potomac Books, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the spring of 2001, George W. Bush selected Dallas attorney Robert W. Jordan as the ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Jordan's nomination sped through Congress in the wake of the terrorist attacks on 9/11, and he was at his post by early October, though with no prior diplomatic experience, as Saudi Arabia mandates that the U.S. Ambassador be a political appointee with the ear of the president. Hence Jordan had to learn  Read more...
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Jordan, Robert W., 1945-
Desert diplomat
(DLC) 2015002747
(OCoLC)900445694
Named Person: Robert W Jordan; Robert W Jordan
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Jordan; Steve Fiffer
ISBN: 9781612346717 1612346715 9781612347400 1612347401 161234741X 9781612347417
OCLC Number: 911492499
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Author's Note; Prologue; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6 ; Chapter 7 ; Chapter 8 ; Chapter 9 ; Chapter 10 ; Chapter 11 ; Chapter 12 ; Chapter 13 ; Chapter 14 ; Notes
Responsibility: Robert W. Jordan with Steve Fiffer ; foreword by James A. Baker III.

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In the spring of 2001, Robert Jordan was a Dallas attorney whom George Bush wanted for the ambassadorship in Saudi Arabia. Not yet confirmed on 9/11, Jordan's nomination sped through Congress for  Read more...

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