TITLE

Obama 'recess appoints' Ricciardone as envoy to Ankara

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Turkish Weekly;12/27/2010, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the "recess appointment" of Frank Ricciardone as U.S. ambassador to Turkey by U.S. President Barack Obama who bypassed the required Senate confirmation of Ricciardone. The technique of recess appointment, how long the appointment will stay in effect, and opposition to Ricciardone's appointment are discussed. Recess appointments for diplomats Mat Bryza, Robert Ford, and Norm Eisen and their respective assignments to Azerbaijan, Syria, and the Czech Republic are noted.
ACCESSION #
57349453

 

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