Obama Names Afghanistan, Iraq, Gitmo Envoys

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Obama nominated Lt. Gen. Karl W. Eikenberry, who served in Afghanistan twice, to be ambassador in Kabul.

Christopher Hill, a seasoned negotiator who led the U.S. team at nuclear disarmament talks during the Bush administration, was nominated to be ambassador in Baghdad.

Daniel Fried, who has been the assistant secretary of state for European affairs, will be a special envoy on the Guantánamo Bay detention camp.

PlusPakistan political turmoil deepens.

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