From an International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Release
KABUL, Afghanistan, Aug. 3, 2012 – Marine Corps Gen. John R.
Allen, commander of the International Security Assistance Force and U.S.
Forces-Afghanistan, congratulated the new U.S. Ambassador to
Afghanistan, James B. Cunningham.
“On behalf of the International Security Assistance Force and U.S.
Forces-Afghanistan, I offer our congratulations to Ambassador Cunningham
on his confirmation as the new Ambassador to Afghanistan,” Allen said
in a news release issued today. “I am honored to continue working with
the ambassador in his new position as he helps build the strategic
partnership between the U.S. and Afghanistan that will ultimately
strengthen Afghan sovereignty, security and prosperity.”
Cunningham was confirmed Aug. 2 by the U.S. Congress as the new U.S. A