John R. Allen

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Person.png John R. Allen  Rdf-icon.png
General John Allen at the Aspen Security Forum
Born 1953-12-15
Fort Belvoir, Virginia, U.S.
Alma mater United States Naval Academy, Georgetown University, National Intelligence University, National Defense University
A Retired US Marine Corps 4 star General

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

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

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

In office
June 30, 2010 - August 11, 2010
Preceded by David Petraeus
Succeeded by James Mattis

John R. Allen, (born December 15, 1953) is a retired United States 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 2015 - 14 June 2015Telfs-Buchen

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. 

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