Jeffrey Feltman

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Person.png Jeffrey Feltman  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(diplomat, deep state actor)
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Greenville, Ohio
Alma materBall State University, Tufts University
Member ofAmerican Council on Germany/Young Leaders/1986
US deep state diplomat who has led colour revolutions

Employment.png United States Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa

In office
April 23, 2021 - Present
Appointed byJoe Biden

Ambassador Jeffrey David Feltman is a leading figure in the US deep state.[1] He played a role in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and participated in the creation of Iraqi Kurdistan on behalf of the private company "Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq"[2]. He then became ambassador to Lebanon where he organized the 2005 colour revolution ("Cedar revolution") and the false accusations of murder against the Lebanese and Syrian presidents, Emile Lahoud and Bashar al-Assad.[1]

He was also an assistant to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Middle East. He became Director of Political Affairs at the United Nations, where he diverted UN resources to the war against Syria, including support for jihadists. Under UN cover, he was behind a peace plan that included the abolition of Syrian popular sovereignty, the dissolution of all constitutional bodies, the "trial" and execution of the 120 top leaders, and envisaged the partition of the country.[1]

He was forgotten during Donald Trump’s term in office, putting himself at the service of Qatar[1] and in a revolving door to the Brookings Institution. As of 2021, he is Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa, active breaking Sudan and Ethiopia.

Early life and education

Feltman was born to Jewish parents in Greenville, Ohio in 1959. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and fine arts from Ball State University in 1981 and a Master of Arts in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in 1983.[3] He speaks Hebrew, English, French, and Hungarian.


Feltman joined the United States Foreign Service in 1986, doing his first tour as consular officer in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He was an economic officer at the U.S. Embassy in Hungary from 1988 to 1991. From 1991 to 1993, Feltman served in the office of the Deputy Secretary of State, Lawrence Eagleburger as a special assistant concentrating on the coordination of U.S. assistance to Eastern and Central Europe.[4]

After a year of Arabic studies at the University of Jordan in Amman, Feltman worked in the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv from 1995 to 1998, covering economic issues in the Gaza Strip. From 1998 to 2000, Feltman was chief of the political and economic section at the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia. He worked at the Embassy Tel Aviv as Ambassador Martin Indyk's special assistant on peace process issues from 2000 to 2001. He then moved to the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem, where he first was deputy from August 2001 to November 2002), and then acting principal officer from November 2002 to December 2003.

Feltman volunteered to work for the occupation force in Iraq, in its office in Irbil, Iraq, from January to April 2004. from which he moved on to become the United States ambassador to Lebanon from July 2004 to January 2008.

Feltman was assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern affairs from August 2009 to June 2012 with the rank of career minister, before taking his post at the United Nations. In June 2012 he was appointed under-secretary-general for political affairs, a position he held until April 2018.

In September 2017, Feltman announced his support for Palestinian statehood, stating "Economic development, critical as it is, is no substitute for sovereignty and statehood."[5]

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