U.S. Ambassador John Christopher Stevens (1960-2012) A Man Who Built Bridges

Title

U.S. Ambassador John Christopher Stevens (1960-2012) A Man Who Built Bridges

Description

Ambassador Christopher Stevens joined the United States Foreign Service in 1991. His early overseas assignments included: deputy principal officer and political section chief in Jerusalem; political officer in Damascus; consular/political officer in Cairo; and consular/economic officer in Riyadh. In Washington, Stevens served as Director of the Office of Multilateral Nuclear and Security Affairs; Pearson Fellow with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; special assistant to the Under Secretary for Political Affairs; Iran desk officer; and staff assistant in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs.
He had served in Libya twice previously: as the Deputy Chief of Mission (from 2007 to 2009) and as Special Representative to the National Transitional Council (from March 2011 to November 2011) during the Libyan revolution. He arrived in Tripoli in May 2012 as the U.S. Ambassador to Libya. His mission to Libya was terminated when he was assassinated at Benghazi on September 11, 2012
Ambassador Christopher Stevens was a conscientious, well-informed, and engaging diplomat who served our country exceptionally well.
He earned the right to be called a hero.

Creator

CNN

Date

2012

Source

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Rights

Sources:

Rebuilding Freedom with Truth and Honor.

Publisher

CNN

Contributor

CNN

Format

Medium: Photograph.

Language

English

Type

Figures

Identifier

Ambassador, Christopher Stephens, U.S. Foreign Service, Middle East, Libya, Benghazi, Diplomacy

Coverage

International

Files

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Reference

CNN, U.S. Ambassador John Christopher Stevens (1960-2012) A Man Who Built Bridges, CNN, 2012

Cite As

CNN, “U.S. Ambassador John Christopher Stevens (1960-2012) A Man Who Built Bridges,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 19, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/285.