John R. Allen
| John R. Allen |
General John Allen at the Aspen Security Forum
Fort Belvoir, Virginia, U.S.
|Alma mater||United States Naval Academy, Georgetown University, National Intelligence University, National Defense University|
A Retired US Marine Corps 4 star General
John R. Allen, (born December 15, 1953) is a retired United States Marine Corps four-star General, and past Deputy Commander of U.S. Central Command, prior to serving as Commander of the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A). On 13 September 2014, the United States appointed General Allen as Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant).
Event Participated in
|Document:Syria - the rhetoric and the truth||13 August 2015||Thierry Meyssan||Thierry Meyssan rubbishes the likelihood of a serious US ground forces operation in Syria because it would trigger a military World War III|
- "Announcement of General John Allen as Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL". State Department. Retrieved 19 September 2014.
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