Ambassador Arthur Hughes served as Director-General of the Egypt-Israel Multinational Force and Observers from 1998 - 2004. Prior to that he served as the U.S. Ambassador to Yemen, after which he became the Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs. He has also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Near East and South Asia and has held numerious other posts with the U.S. Foreign Service, including as Deputy Chief of Mission in Tel Aviv.
B.A. at University of Nebraska
Countries of Expertise
Egypt, Israel, Palestinian Territories
Issues of Expertise
U.S. Foreign Policy, United Nations, Regional Security, Public Diplomacy, Political Reform, Social & Economic Reform, Peace Process, Military & Defense, Conflict Resolution, Arab-Israeli Relations/Peacekeeping, U.S.-Arab Relations