The Cable

Names: DoD, NSC, Holbrooke deputy, Delhi

Donald Camp, previously the principal deputy assistant secretary for South Asia at the State Department, has been made NSC senior director for South Asia, The Cable hears, and assumed his duties late last week. He and the NSC did not immediately respond to queries. Sources say that for budget reasons the NSC is recently hiring ...

Donald Camp, previously the principal deputy assistant secretary for South Asia at the State Department, has been made NSC senior director for South Asia, The Cable hears, and assumed his duties late last week. He and the NSC did not immediately respond to queries. Sources say that for budget reasons the NSC is recently hiring mostly detailees.

Paul Jones, a career foreign service officer, is going to serve in a dual-hatted role, as deputy to U.S. Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke, as well deputy assistant secretary of state for Afghanistan and Pakistan. Last week, The Cable reported that current U.S. ambassador to Sri Lanka Robert Blake is going to be named assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia. Meantime, also in the South Asia beat, the Indian press is reporting that Peter Burleigh is to become the charge d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Delhi.

Joseph McMillan, previously a senior research fellow at the Institute of National Strategic Studies, has informed colleagues that he has agreed to return to the Pentagon to serve as principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs, reporting to Sandy Vershbow.

 

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