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Trump chooses Pakistan ambassador for Under Secretary of State

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has nominated career foreign service officer David Hale to be the next United States under secretary of state for political affairs. At present, Mr. Hale has been serving as the US Ambassador to Pakistan since 2015. Before that he was the ambassador to Lebanon and Jordan. He has also served in Tunisia, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Nations. In Washington, Hale served as deputy assistant secretary of state for Israel, Egypt and the Levant; director for Israel-Palestinian…