Amb. Michael Gfoeller (ret.)

He served as the Senior Political Advisor to General David Petraeus, then Commander, US Central Command. His other diplomatic postings included Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Iraq, Russia, Poland, Moldova, and Armenia. He served as Deputy Chief of Mission and Charge’ d’Affaires at the US Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and retired from the State Department with the rank of Ambassador. His foreign languages include Arabic, Russian, French, and German. A graduate of Georgetown, Amb. Gfoeller is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Cosmos Club. 

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