Officially In: Henry S. Ensher to Algiers

View, Algeri, AlgeriaImage via WikipediaOn March 29, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Henry S. Ensher to be Ambassador to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria. The WH released the following brief bio:

Henry S. Ensher most recently served as the United States Senior Civilian Representative in southern Afghanistan.  Immediately prior to that assignment, he was Director of the Office of Afghanistan Affairs in the Department of State.  Mr. Ensher joined the Foreign Service in 1983 and his overseas assignments include Hermosillo, Jeddah, Muscat, Damascus, Vienna, Algiers, Tel Aviv and Baghdad.  He also directed political affairs for Iraq within the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs in 2006. 

Mr. Ensher received his B.A. from Loyola Marymount University.    

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