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Peter Galbraith

Peter GalbraithAKA Peter Woodard Galbraith

Born: 31-Dec-1950
Birthplace: Boston, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The End of Iraq

Son of economist John Kenneth Galbraith, he helped draft the constitution for the Kurdish provincial government in 2005, giving the government control over its oil industry and not coincidentally protecting his own financial interest in oil fields there. A New York Times article in 2009 estimated that Galbraith stands to make "a hundred million or more dollars" from his advice to the Kurds.

Father: John Kenneth Galbraith
Mother: Catherine Atwater ("Kitty")
Brother: Douglas Galbraith (d., leukemia)
Brother: J. Alan Galbraith (attorney)
Brother: James K. Galbraith (economics professor)
Wife: Tone Bringa (anthropologist, three children)

    University: BA, Harvard University
    University: MA, Oxford University
    Law School: JD, Georgetown University
    University: PhD, University of California
    Professor: Harvard University
    Professor: National Defense University

    US Ambassador to Croatia (1993-98)
    Congressional Staff Senate Foreign Relations Committee (1979-93)
    Al Franken for Senate 26-Sep-2007 ($1000)
    Al Franken for Senate 30-Oct-2008 ($1000)
    Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Board of Directors
    Gore 2000
    John Kerry for President
    Kerry Victory 2004
    Obama for Illinois 29-Apr-2004 ($500)
    Obama for America 1-Jul-2008 ($2000)
    Obama for America 30-Sep-2008 ($2300)
    US Institute of Peace Senior Fellow
    Vermont Democratic Party 4-Apr-2008 ($5000)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Bhutto (21-Jan-2010) · Himself

Author of books:
The End of Iraq: How American Incompetence Created a War Without End (2006, history)
Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened America's Enemies (2008, international affairs)


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