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Statement by Fmr. President George H. W. Bush on Crocker Appointment as U.S. Envoy to Afghanistan

April 28, 2011

President Bush with Ryan CrockerHOUSTON, TX — The following is a statement released by former President Bush 41:

“President Obama has chosen wisely in nominating a diplomat of Ryan Crocker’s experience and consummate skill as Ambassador to Afghanistan, and Barbara and I salute our friend Ryan for once again answering his country’s call to service.  While Ryan will be sorely missed by all of us at the Bush School, we look forward to his return as dean when his tour of duty is completed.”