Shiite News: US President Joe Biden has nominated diplomat Donald Blome as the new ambassador to Pakistan. This post is vacant for a long time. The appointment is waiting for approval from the US Senate. Bloom is currently the US ambassador to Tunisia.
Before, this nomination, Blome was posted at the Libyan Foreign Office in Tunis, the Consul General at the US Consulate in Jerusalem, and the Director of the Office of Arabian Peninsula Affairs at the US State Department. He has also served as Political Counsel, the US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, and the Minister-Consultant for Economic and Political Affairs at the US Embassy in Cairo, Egypt.
Blome is a pro Israel diplomate and fluent in Arabic.