Monday, 27 July 2020, Washington D.C., USA: Ret. Col. Douglas Macgregor, PhD, is to be appointed USA ambassador to Germany.
The retired army colonel left the US Army in 2004, however remains active as an author and consultant on military and security matters. With his writings on military issues, he has contributed to the transformation of the US Army, NATO as well as the Israeli armed forces. Macgregor was a top planner for NATO’s air mission in Kosovo back in 1999.
Col. Macgregor is a native of Philadelphia, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and holds a PhD in international relations from the University of Virginia completed in 1987.
Until Col. Macgregor is accredited to Germany, the Chargée d’affaires, Robin Quinville continues to lead the US Embassy to Germany as per 1 June 2020.
For further information:
About the Ambassador-designate: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_Macgregor
About Chargée d’affaires, Robin Quinville: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robin_Quinville
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