Director of Policy Planning

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The Director of Policy Planning is the United States Department of State official in charge of the department's internal think tank, the Policy Planning Staff.wikipedia
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Kiron Skinner

Kiron Kanina Skinner (born 1961) is a former Director of Policy Planning at the United States Department of State.

Jonathan Finer

Jonathan Finer was Chief of Staff and Director of Policy Planning for former Secretary John Kerry at the U.S. Department of State.

United States Assistant Secretary of State

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In the department, the Director of Policy Planning has a rank equivalent to Assistant Secretary.

Anne-Marie Slaughter

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She was subsequently the first woman to serve as the Director of Policy Planning for the U.S. State Department from January 2009 until February 2011 under U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Jake Sullivan

He also served as the Director of Policy Planning at the U.S. Department of State, and as Deputy Chief of Staff to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

David F. Gordon

He was previously the U.S. State Department's Director of Policy Planning, where he held a rank equivalent to a United States Assistant Secretary of State.

Richard N. Haass

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He has been president of the Council on Foreign Relations since July 2003, prior to which he was Director of Policy Planning for the United States Department of State and a close advisor to Secretary of State Colin Powell.

Mitchell Reiss

Mitchell B. Reiss
He served as Director of Policy Planning at the United States Department of State under Colin Powell.

Stephen D. Krasner

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Stephen David Krasner (born 15 February 1942, New York) is an international relations professor at Stanford University and is a former Director of Policy Planning at the United States Department of State, a position he held from 2005 until April 2007 while on leave from Stanford.

David McKean (diplomat)

David McKean
He previously held the position of Director of Policy Planning at the US State Department.

Dennis Ross

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He has served as the Director of Policy Planning in the State Department under President George H. W. Bush, the special Middle East coordinator under President Bill Clinton, and was a special adviser for the Persian Gulf and Southwest Asia (which includes Iran) to the former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Samuel W. Lewis

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During his lengthy career with the United States Department of State he served as Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (1975–1977), U.S. ambassador to Israel (1977–1985) and Director of Policy Planning (1993–1994).

Policy Planning Staff (United States)

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The Director of Policy Planning is the United States Department of State official in charge of the department's internal think tank, the Policy Planning Staff.
The Staff is headed by the Director of Policy Planning.

Gregory B. Craig

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Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright appointed Craig to the post of Director of Policy Planning at the State Department in 1997.

James Steinberg

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Steinberg served as U.S. State Department Director of Policy Planning (1994–1996), then Deputy National Security Advisor (December 1996 – 2001) to US President Bill Clinton.

Paul Wolfowitz

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Allen initially rejected Wolfowitz's appointment but following discussions, instigated by former colleague John Lehman, Allen offered Wolfowitz the position of Director of Policy Planning at the Department of State.

Paul Nitze

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Paul Henry Nitze (January 16, 1907 – October 19, 2004) was an American statesman who served as United States Deputy Secretary of Defense, U.S. Secretary of the Navy, and Director of Policy Planning for the U.S. State Department.

Anthony Lake

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After Muskie lost the nomination to George McGovern, Lake served briefly at the Carnegie Endowment and International Voluntary Services before returning to serve as Director of Policy Planning under Jimmy Carter (1977–1981).

Morton Halperin

Morton H. HalperinDr. Morton H. Halperin
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright appointed him to the position of Director of Policy Planning at the State Department (1998–2001) in Clinton's second term.

Stephen W. Bosworth

Stephen BosworthStephen Warren Bosworth
Prior to 1984, his previous foreign service assignments include Paris, Madrid, Panama City, and Washington, D.C. where he was the State Department's Director of Policy Planning, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for inter-American affairs, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Affairs.

James S. Sutterlin

He served under President Richard Nixon as Director of Policy Planning in the United States Department of State from September 4, 1973 to October 15, 1973, with the title of Director of the Planning and Coordination Staff, and with rank equivalent to an Assistant Secretary of State.

Robert R. Bowie

Robert Bowie
He served as Director of Policy Planning from 1953–1957; co-founder, with Henry Kissinger, of Harvard's Center for International Affairs (1958); Counselor for the State Department from 1966-1968.

Walt Whitman Rostow

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Later that year, Rostow became Director of the State Department's Policy Planning Staff.