As extremists continue to seize control of cities in Iraq, the international community is looking to the U.S. for answers. Andrew Natsios, executive professor and Director of the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at Texas A&M’s Bush School of Government and Public Service, is a former administrator for USAID and managed reconstruction programs in Iraq, Afghanistan and Sudan. He served as U.S. special envoy to Sudan in 2006-2007, retired from the U.S. Army Reserves at the rank of lieutenant colonel after 23 years and is a veteran of the Gulf War. He is an expert in post-war reconstruction, U.S. aid in the Middle East and foreign policy.
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