James Dobbins (diplomat)

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James F. Dobbins
United States Ambassador to European Union
In office
President George H.W. Bush
Preceded by Thomas Michael Tolliver Niles
Succeeded by Stuart E. Eizenstat
Personal details
Born (1942-05-31) May 31, 1942 (age 71)
New York City
Profession Diplomat, Career Ambassador

James Francis Dobbins, Jr. (born May 31, 1942 in New York City) is an American diplomat who served as United States Ambassador to the European Union (1991–93) and as Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (2001). He is a member of the American Academy of Diplomacy. He was envoy to Kosovo, Bosnia, Haiti, Somalia. In 2001, he led negotiations leading to the Bonn Agreement.[1] He is head of international and security policy for the RAND corporation.[2]




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