Ambassador Jacobson and the Passing Baton

ARLINGTON, Virginia—Announced on June 4, the day President Barack Obama delivered his seminal speech to the Muslim world in Cairo, the appointment of David Jacobson as ambassador-designate to Canada understandably didn't get marquee media billing—even in Canada.

David Jones
Published: Wednesday, 06/17/2009 12:00 am EDT

ARLINGTON, Virginia—Announced on June 4, the day President Barack Obama delivered his seminal speech to the Muslim world in Cairo, the appointment of David Jacobson as ambassador-designate to Canada understandably didn't get marquee media billing—even in Canada.

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