Biden nominates Thomas Nides as ambassador to Israel
June 25, 2021
(JNS) — U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday officially announced the nomination of Thomas Nides to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Israel.
Nides, 60, has held prominent roles in the private and public sectors.
From 2010-2013, he served as the State Department’s Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources. As part of the Obama administration, Nides played a key role in the administration’s approval of an extension on loan guarantees worth billions of dollars for Israel.
He also led the push against Congress’s efforts to defund the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Orga...