Libya: Breakfast briefing with The Honorable Deborah K. Jones, U.S. Ambassador to Libya
Business Council for International Understanding
Libya: 6/4 Breakfast Briefing with The Honorable Deborah K. Jones
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Ambassador to Libya
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The Business Council for International Understanding
(BCIU) is pleased to announce a breakfast briefing with
The Honorable Deborah K. Jones
Deborah K. Jones
was confirmed as Ambassador of the United States to Libya on May 23, 2013.
Prior to her confirmation, she served as Scholar-in-Residence at the Middle East Institute in Washington, DC.
Previously, she was Senior Faculty Advisor for National Security Affairs at the U.S.
Naval War College
served as the U.S.
Ambassador to Kuwait from 2008 to 2011.
Prior to her post in Kuwait, she served as Principal Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Istanbul, Turkey.
Other overseas assignments include Buenos Aires, Argentina; Baghdad, Iraq; Damascus, Syria; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
has also served in Washington D.C. in the U.S. Department of State's Executive Secretariat
(Operations Center); as Staff Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Near East and South Asia Affairs; as Acting Public Affairs Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Near East Affairs; as the Jordan Desk Officer; and as Country Director for the Arabian Peninsula
Ambassador Jones has also served on the Board of Examiners for the Foreign Service.
Ambassador Jones graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in History.
She is a "Distinguished Graduate" of the National War College of the National Defense University, where she earned an Master of Science in National Security Strategy.
speaks Spanish, French and Arabic.