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Hon. Douglas A. Silliman

Ambassador of the United States of America To the State of Kuwait

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2201 C Street NW

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia 20520

United States

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Background Information

Employment History

Director of Southern European Affairs Bureau

US State Department

U.S. Ambassador

Business Council for International Understanding

Special Coordinator, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs

U.S. Department of State

Minister - Counselor

Political Affairs

Regional Officer for the Middle East

Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism

Affiliations

Career Member
Foreign Service

Career Member
U.S. Foreign Service

Senior Advisor
U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs

Member of Phi Beta Kappa
Baylor University

Education

Bachelor of Arts

Political Science

Baylor University

Master of Arts

International Relations

George Washington University

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The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has ...

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The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has announced the arrival of the Honorable Douglas A. Silliman as the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Iraq.

Ambassador Silliman arrived in Iraq on September 1, 2016. He met with His Excellency Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and presented his credentials to His Excellency President Fuad Masum, who officially accepted Ambassador Silliman’s credentials on behalf of the Government of Iraq.
“I thank Ambassador Jones for his outstanding work in furthering the partnership between the United States and Iraq,� Ambassador Silliman said upon his arrival. “I look forward to continuing the U.S.-Iraqi strategic partnership and building new areas for cooperation between the American and Iraqi peoples.�
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Ambassador Silliman, a career member of the U.S. Foreign Service, served as U.S. Ambassador to the State of Kuwait from 2014 to 2016. He was a Senior Advisor in the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs from 2013 to 2014 and from 2011 to 2013 served at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, first as Minister-Counselor for Political Affairs and then as Deputy Chief of Mission.
Before serving in Iraq, he was Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey from 2008 to 2011. Since joining the Foreign Service in 1984, Ambassador Silliman has also served at posts in Jordan, Haiti, Pakistan, Tunisia, and in the U.S State Department’s Bureau of Southern European Affairs.
Ambassador Silliman received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University and a Master of Arts degree from The George Washington University.


The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has ...

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The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has announced the arrival of the Honorable Douglas A. Silliman as the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Iraq.

Ambassador Silliman arrived in Iraq on September 1, 2016. He met with His Excellency Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and presented his credentials to His Excellency President Fuad Masum, who officially accepted Ambassador Silliman's credentials on behalf of the Government of Iraq.
"I thank Ambassador Jones for his outstanding work in furthering the partnership between the United States and Iraq," Ambassador Silliman said upon his arrival. "I look forward to continuing the U.S.-Iraqi strategic partnership and building new areas for cooperation between the American and Iraqi peoples."
Ambassador Silliman, a career member of the U.S. Foreign Service, served as U.S. Ambassador to the State of Kuwait from 2014 to 2016. He was a Senior Advisor in the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs from 2013 to 2014 and from 2011 to 2013 served at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, first as Minister-Counselor for Political Affairs and then as Deputy Chief of Mission.
Before serving in Iraq, he was Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey from 2008 to 2011. Since joining the Foreign Service in 1984, Ambassador Silliman has also served at posts in Jordan, Haiti, Pakistan, Tunisia, and in the U.S State Department's Bureau of Southern European Affairs.
Ambassador Silliman received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University and a Master of Arts degree from The George Washington University.


New US Ambassador to Baghdad | ...

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New US Ambassador to Baghdad | 09/04/2016 | new-us-ambass | العربية | New US Ambassador to Baghdad The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has announced the arrival of the Honorable Douglas A. Silliman as the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Iraq. Ambassador Silliman arrived in Iraq on September… | 09/04/2016 | new-us-ambass | � Previous Post | New US Ambassador to Baghdad New US Ambassador to Baghdad - iVISA - TRAVEL TO IRAQ IN A EASY WAY

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The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has announced the arrival of the Honorable Douglas A. Silliman as the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Iraq.
Ambassador Silliman arrived in Iraq on September 1, 2016. He met with His Excellency Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and presented his credentials to His Excellency President Fuad Masum, who officially accepted Ambassador Silliman's credentials on behalf of the Government of Iraq.
"I thank Ambassador Jones for his outstanding work in furthering the partnership between the United States and Iraq," Ambassador Silliman said upon his arrival. "I look forward to continuing the U.S.-Iraqi strategic partnership and building new areas for cooperation between the American and Iraqi peoples."
Ambassador Silliman, a career member of the U.S. Foreign Service, served as U.S. Ambassador to the State of Kuwait from 2014 to 2016. He was a Senior Advisor in the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs from 2013 to 2014 and from 2011 to 2013 served at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, first as Minister-Counselor for Political Affairs and then as Deputy Chief of Mission.
Before serving in Iraq, he was Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey from 2008 to 2011. Since joining the Foreign Service in 1984, Ambassador Silliman has also served at posts in Jordan, Haiti, Pakistan, Tunisia, and in the U.S State Department's Bureau of Southern European Affairs.
Ambassador Silliman received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baylor University and a Master of Arts degree from The George Washington University.


Executive Briefing with The Honorable ...

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On May 5, 2015, the Bilateral Chamber hosted an executive roundtable with The Honorable Douglas A. Silliman, U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait. In addition to providing first-hand insight into recent commercial and FDI reforms in Kuwait, Ambassador Silliman offered an overview of key business and investment opportunities across a wide variety of industry sectors.
Douglas A. Silliman was nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the United States Senate as the Ambassador of the United States of America to the State of Kuwait.
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Ambassador Silliman arrived in Kuwait City in August 2014.
He served in 2013-2014 as a Senior Advisor in the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs in the Department of State in Washington, D.C., working on Iraq issues and the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. He was Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq from 2012 to 2013 and Minister Counselor for Political Affairs in Baghdad from 2011 to 2012. He was the Deputy Chief of Mission in Ankara, Turkey from 2008 to 2011. He joined the Department of State in 1984 and is a career member of Senior Foreign Service.
Ambassador Silliman earlier served as Director and Deputy Director of the State Department's Office of Southern European Affairs, as Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan, and as the Regional Officer for the Middle East in the Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism. Ambassador Silliman worked as political officer in Islamabad, Pakistan, in the Office of Soviet Union Affairs, as Lebanon Desk officer, and as Staff Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs. He began his career as a visa officer in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and a political officer in Tunis, Tunisia.
Ambassador Silliman received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science summa cum laude from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where he was also a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He earned a Master of Arts in International Relations from the George Washington University in Washington, DC.
He has received numerous awards from the Department of State, including the Secretary's Award for Public Outreach in 2007 and senior performance awards. The American Foreign Service Association gave Ambassador Silliman its Sinclaire Language Award in 1993 and the W. Averill Harriman Award for outstanding junior officer in 1988. He is married and has two children. He speaks Arabic and French.


Kuwait: Dinner with the Honorable ...

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Kuwait: Dinner with the Honorable Douglas A. Silliman, (new) U.S. Ambassador to the State of Kuwait Business Council for International Understanding

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KUWAIT: 8/11 Dinner with the Honorable Douglas A. Silliman, (new) U.S. Ambassador to the State of Kuwait Email a Colleague
The Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) is pleased to announce a dinner discussion in Washington, DC with:
The Honorable Douglas A. Silliman
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Ambassador Silliman was confirmed to be the next Ambassador of the United States to the State of Kuwait in July 2014. Prior to his appointment, he was Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, a position he held since 2012. Prior to that position, he was the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey since July 2008. He joined the Department of State in 1984 and is a career member of Senior Foreign Service.
Ambassador Silliman has served as Director and Deputy Director of the State Department's Office of Southern European Affairs, as Political Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan, and as the Regional Officer for the Middle East in the Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism. He earlier served as a political officer in Islamabad, Pakistan, in the Office of Soviet Union Affairs, as Lebanon Desk officer, and as Staff Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs. He began his career as a visa officer in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and a political officer in Tunis, Tunisia.
Ambassador Silliman received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science summa cum laude from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where he was also a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He earned a Master of Arts in International Relations from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
He has received several awards from the Department of State, including the Secretary's Award for Public Outreach in 2007. The American Foreign Service Association gave him its Sinclaire Language Award in 1993 and the W. Averill Harriman Award for outstanding junior officer in 1988. He speaks Turkish, Arabic and French.

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