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Who Is Zalmay Khalilzad And Why Did He Resign As US Enjoy To Afghanistan?

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Zalmay Khalilzad is an Afghan-American diplomat and foreign policy expert who is a former United States Ambassador to the United Nations. Zalmay Khalilzad previously served as the United States of America Ambassador to Afghanistan from 2005 to 2007.

Who Is Zalmay Khalilzad?

Zalmay has served as a counselor at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies and also as president of Gryphon Partners and Khalilzad Associates.

Zalmay Khalilzad
Zalmay Khalilzad
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Zalmay Khalilzad was born in Afghanistan and enrolled in the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. Khalilzad bagged a doctorate degree at the University of Chicago.

Zalmay Khalilzad is married to an author and political analyst, Cheryl Benard and they have two children.

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Zalmay Khalilzad
Zalmay Khalilzad
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Why Did Zalmay Khalilzad Resign As US Enjoy To Afghanistan?

Zalmay Khalilzad was appointed as the United States Envoy to Afghanistan by Mike Pompeo and in March 2021, his tenure has been renewed under the administration of Joe Biden.

Zalmay Khalilzad revealed that it is the right time to leave. According to sources, the resignation of Khalilzad is due to the fact that the American forces withdrew from Afghanistan country.

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