This week Dennis Wholey speaks with former U.S. Ambassador Thomas Pickering about Russia, the upcoming Olympics and various issues at play within the country and the region. Ambassador Pickering holds the title of Career Ambassador, which is the highest rank in the Foreign Service and is nominated by the President. Ambassador Pickering has served as U.S. Ambassador to Russia, India, Israel, Jordan, El Salvador, Nigeria and the United Nations.
This interview was conducted for the television series, This Is America & The World and was broadcast in the winter of 2013 as episode 1717.
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