David Hale (diplomat)
|United States Ambassador to Pakistan|
November 17, 2015
|Preceded by||Richard Olson|
|United States Ambassador to Lebanon|
September 6, 2013 – October 31, 2015
|Preceded by||Maura Connelly|
|Succeeded by||Richard Jones (Acting)|
|United States Special Envoy for Middle East Peace|
May 18, 2011 – June 24, 2013
|Preceded by||George Mitchell|
|Succeeded by||Martin Indyk (Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations)|
|United States Ambassador to Jordan|
July 12, 2004 – July 9, 2008
Acting: July 12, 2004 – November 7, 2005
|President||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||David Satterfield|
|Succeeded by||Robert Beecroft|
|Born||1961 (age 55–56)|
|Alma mater||Georgetown University|
David Hale (born 1962) is a United States diplomat and career foreign service officer, currently serving as the United States Ambassador to Pakistan.
Hale joined the Foreign Service in 1985. He served at the United States missions to Tunisia, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the United Nations. In Washington, Hale was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Israel, Egypt and the Levant and Director for Israel-Palestinian Affairs. He held several staff posts, including Executive Assistant to Secretary of State Albright.
Hale was United States Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan between 2005 and 2008. He was Deputy Envoy from 2009 to 2012, and Special Envoy for Middle East Peace between 2011 and 2013. He served as the United States Ambassador to Lebanon from 2013 to 2015.
Hale has been the United States Ambassador to Pakistan since August 5, 2015. In May 2017, he dedicated a new Counter-Terrorism Department building in Karachi in May 2017. The building, which had been bombed in 2010, was rebuilt with Rs24 million from the United States Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.
- "David Hale new US envoy to Pakistan". www.dawn.com. Dawn. 11 March 2015. Retrieved 23 December 2015.
- "About Ambassador David Hale". U.S. Department of State. Retrieved December 23, 2015.
- "David Hale nominated as next US ambassador to Pakistan - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. Express Tribune. Retrieved 23 December 2015.
- Ali, Imtiaz (11 May 2017). "US contributes Rs24m for new CTD building in Karachi". Dawn. Retrieved 11 May 2017.
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|United States Ambassador to Jordan
|United States Special Envoy for Middle East Peace
as United States Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations
|United States Ambassador to Lebanon
|United States Ambassador to Pakistan