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Barbara Bodine

Barbara BodineAKA Barbara K. Bodine

Born: 1948
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to Yemen, 1997-2001

Allegedly interfered with John P. O'Neill's FBI investigation into the bombing of the USS Cole. According to the Sunday Times, "The failure [of the Cole investigation] in Yemen may have blocked off lines of investigation that could have led directly to the terrorists preparing for September 11."

    University: BA Political Science and Asian Studies, UC Santa Barbara
    University: MA, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
    University: Chinese University of Hong Kong

    US State Department Coordinator for reconstruction, Baghdad region (2003, one month)
    US Ambassador to Yemen (1997-2001)
    US Coordinator for Counterterrorism acting (1993-94)
    US State Department Deputy Chief of Mission, Kuwait (1990)
    US State Department Deputy Principal Officer, US Embassy, Baghdad (early 1980s)
    Campaign for American Leadership in the Middle East
    Phi Beta Kappa Society

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