John Abizaid Confirmed as US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

April 10, 2019
John Abizaid

The Senate voted overwhelmingly on April 10 to confirm retired four-star general John Abizaid, an alumnus of the CMES AM program in Middle Eastern studies, as the US ambassador to Saudi Arabia, filling an important diplomatic post that has been vacant for more than two years. Read the AP News story on Abizaid's confirmation.