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Cameron R. Hume presented his credentials as U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia on August 1, 2007. He is a member of the Foreign Service, rank of Career Minister. His earlier assignments included Italy, Tunisia, Syria, Lebanon, the United Nations, and the Holy See. More recently he has served as Ambassador to Algeria and to South Africa, and as Chargé d'Affaires to Sudan. He has published three books and numerous articles on foreign policy, and he has been a fellow or guest scholar at the Council on Foreign Relations, Harvard University's Center for International Affairs, and the United States Institute for Peace. He is a lawyer and admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia. His foreign languages include Arabic, French, and Italian.
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