Stuart E. Jones

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Stuart E. Jones
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United States Ambassador to Iraq
Assumed office
June, 26, 2014
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Robert S. Beecroft
Personal details
Alma mater Duke University;
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Profession Diplomat

Stuart E. Jones is an American diplomat. He has served as the United States Ambassador to Jordan from July 21, 2011 to June, 26th, 2014.[1][2][3] He also has been confirmed by the United States Senate to be the United States Ambassador to Iraq. Ambassador Jones is the current The The United States Ambassador To Iraq.


Stuart E. Jones graduated from Duke University and received a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.[1][2][3]

He joined the United States Foreign Service as a career diplomat.[1][3] He served as Governorate Coordinator in Al Anbar Province in Iraq, and at the National Security Council as Country Director for Iraq.[1][3] From 1994 to 1996, he was special assistant to the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations.[1][3] He has also served in Turkey, El Salvador and Colombia.[1][3]

From 2005 to 2008, he served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in Cairo, Egypt.[1][3] From 2008 to 2010, he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State at the State Department’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs.[1][2][3] He also served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the American Embassy in Baghdad.[1][2][3]

On July 21, 2011, he was appointed United States Ambassador to Jordan.[1][2][3]

On May 8, 2014, President Obama nominated Ambassador Jones to be the United States Ambassador to Iraq.[4] On June 26, 2014, the U.S. Senate confirmed Ambassador Jones in a 93-0 vote.[5]


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