John Allen

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Person.png John Allen  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(Soldier, spook?, deep state operative?)
General John Allen at the Aspen Security Forum
Fort Belvoir, Virginia, U.S.
Alma materUnited States Naval Academy, Georgetown University, National Intelligence University, National Defense University
Member ofCouncil on Foreign Relations/Members, German Marshall Fund, Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies/Fellows
A Retired US Marine Corps 4 star General

Employment.png Brookings Institution/President

In office
October 2017 - Present
Preceded byStrobe Talbott

Employment.png Commander of the International Security Assistance Force Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
July 18, 2011 - February 10, 2013
Preceded byDavid Petraeus

Employment.png Acting Commander of United States Central Command Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
June 30, 2010 - August 11, 2010
Preceded byDavid Petraeus
Succeeded byJames Mattis

John Rutherford Allen is a retired US Marine Corps four-star General, and past Deputy Commander of U.S. Central Command, prior to serving as Commander of the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A). On 13 September 2014, the United States appointed General Allen as Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant).[1]


Event Participated in

Bilderberg/201511 June 201514 June 2015Austria


Related Document

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  1. "Announcement of General John Allen as Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL". State Department. Retrieved 19 September 2014.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "CSS").

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