July 27 th, 2016, Washington DC
On July 27, 2016, a diverse group of 121 former members of Congress, former senior U.S. government officials, and prominent Middle East analysts sent a letter to President Obama encouraging him to make an official visit to Tunisia before the end of his term. Signatories include six former U.S. Ambassadors to Tunisia and 10 former Members of Congress, including Senator Joseph Lieberman and former House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Howard Berman.
Other signatories include former Deputy Secretary of State William Burns, former Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer, former Senior Director at the National Security Council Michael McFaul, former Director of National Intelligence Admiral Dennis Blair, and former Under Secretary of Defense Frank Wisner.
Read the letter here.