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Peter Tomsen

 Peter Tomsen

Peter Tomsen was President George H. W. Bush’s Special Envoy on Afghanistan with the rank of Ambassador from 1989 to 1992. Tomsen entered the Foreign Service in 1967 and served in Thailand, Vietnam, India, China, and the Soviet Union. He was United States Deputy Chief of Mission in China from 1986 to 1989, deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian Affairs from 1992 to 1995, and the American Ambassador to Armenia from 1995 to 1998.

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Wars of Afghanistan

Peter Tomsen

Peter Tomsen makes the case that policy makers still do not understand Afghanistan and further that because of misinformed secret operations by foreign intelligence agencies, the international community has in fact strengthened extremism in the country over the last few decades. Read More ››

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