J. Christopher Stevens, U.S. ambassador to Libya, dies at 52 - The Washington Post: "John Christopher “Chris” Stevens, the American ambassador killed Tuesday in an attack in Benghazi, Libya, was a career diplomat who had served in U.S. missions throughout the Middle East and whose last mission was focused on supporting a democratic transition in the country.
Mr. Stevens, 52, an Arabic speaker and longtime Middle East expert, had served in Jerusalem, Cairo and Saudi Arabia. He also worked in several jobs involving U.S. policy in Washington. He was well-known at the State Department and on Capitol Hill, where he worked briefly for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee."
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