Obama nominates Middle East adviser to be ambassador to Israel
March 9th, 2011
07:51 PM ET
3 years ago

Obama nominates Middle East adviser to be ambassador to Israel

Washington (CNN) - With civil war and unrest unfolding across portions of the Middle East and North Africa, President Barack Obama is seeking to fill an important diplomatic post in the region by nominating Dan Shapiro to be the next U.S. ambassador to Israel.

The nomination of Shapiro, currently senior director for the Middle East and North Africa on the National Security Council, was announced Wednesday by the White House.
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