US appoints new envoy to head anti-Daesh coalition
Brett McGurk served as the deputy to the previous anti-Daesh coalition envoy General John Allen. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
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The U.S. President Barack Obama appointed Friday Brett McGurk as the new U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh.
McGurk was the deputy of Allen. Previously, he had served as Special Advisor to the National Security Council under Obama.
Allen will leave office on Nov. 12.
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