] The following is a copy of Mary (Ann) Wrights letter
] of resignation to Secretary of State Colin Powell.
] Wright was most recently the deputy chief of mission
] at the U.S. embassy in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. She
] helped open the U.S. embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan,
] in January 2002.
More background on Wright:
] I have been a diplomat for fifteen years and the Deputy
] Chief of Mission in our Embassies in Sierra Leone,
] Micronesia, Afghanistan (briefly) and Mongolia. I have
] also had assignments in Somalia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan,
] Grenada and Nicaragua. I received the State Department's
] Award for Heroism as Charge dAffaires during the
] evacuation of Sierra Leone in 1997. I was 26 years in
] the US Army/Army Reserves and participated in civil
] reconstruction projects after military operations in
] Grenada, Panama and Somalia. I attained the rank of
] Colonel during my military service.
] I disagree with the Administrations policies on Iraq
] I disagree with the Administrations lack of effort in
] resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
] I disagree with the Administrations lack of policy
] on North Korea
] I disagree with the Administrations policies on
] Unnecessary Curtailment of Rights in America
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