Brett H. McGurk

Brett H. McGurk

Brett H. McGurk is an American lawyer and diplomat who was appointed by President Barack Obama on 23 October 2015 as Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL. He replaced General John R. Allen to whom he had been a deputy since 16 September 2014. He also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Iraq and Iran, at the U.S. Department of State, and from October 2014 through January 2016 led 14 months of secret negotiations with Iran that led to a prisoner swap and release of four Americans from Evin Prison in Tehran, including the Washington Post journalist, Jason Rezaian. Wikipedia*

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Brett H. McGurk has 22 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2007 Roundtable as a Director. The year with the most videos was 2016 with nine videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 1,346 views per program as a Senior Adviser for the Department of State. Most appearances with John Kirby (3), Josh Earnest (3). Most common tags: Terrorism, Iraq, Syria.

Appearances by Title:October 23, 2015 - Present Special Presidential Envoy, Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, Department of State Videos: 12 c. January 1, 2014 - Present Deputy Assistant Secretary, Iran-Iraq Office, Department of State Videos: 3 Senior Adviser, Department of State Videos: 2 January 1, 2011 - Present Fellow, International Affairs, Council on Foreign Relations Videos: 3 c. January 1, 2007 - Present Director, Iraq, National Security Council Videos: 2 September 13, 2014 - Present Deputy Special Presidential Envoy, Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, Department of State Videos: 0

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