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Zalmay Khalilzad
United States Ambassador to the United Nations
In office
April 30, 2007 â€“ January 20, 2009
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Alejandro Wolff (Acting)
Succeeded by Susan Rice
United States Ambassador to Iraq
In office
June 21, 2005 â€“ March 26, 2007
President George W. Bush
Preceded by John Negroponte
Succeeded by Ryan Crocker
United States Ambassador to Afghanistan
In office
November 28, 2003 â€“ June 20, 2005
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Robert Finn
Succeeded by Ronald E. Neumann
Personal details
Born Zalmay Mamozy Khalilzad
(1951-03-22) March 22, 1951 (age 65)
Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Cheryl Benard
Children Alexander
Maximilian
Alma mater American University of Beirut (BA, MA)
University of Chicago (PhD)

The U.S. and Iraq will work together next year to shift Iraqi resources from unproductive subsidies to productive uses that enable Iraqis to earn livelihoods.
Zalmay Khalilzad
We are not going to abandon Iraq.
Success in Iraq will be a major setback for terrorists and a major asset for the security of this region. The struggle for Iraq is the struggle for the future of the world.
Zalmay Khalilzad
The national unity government will need to implement a program that brings all Iraqis together, builds a happy future for the people of Iraq, and gets Iraq to stand on its own feet.
Zalmay Khalilzad
It is important that the Iraqi people have confidence in the election results and that the voting process, including the process for vote counting, is free and fair.
Zalmay Khalilzad