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Post Mortem: January 30, 2011 - February 5, 2011

85, and still a sweetie

Richard B. Parker, who died Jan. 7 at 87 in Washington, was a Middle East expert who served in the 1970s as the U.S. ambassador to Algeria, Lebanon and Morocco. He joined the Foreign Service in 1949 and specialized as an Arabist. The depth of his expertise in Arab culture...

By T. Rees Shapiro  | February 5, 2011; 11:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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