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Michael Hornblow is a retired Foreign Service Officer now living near Chapel Hill, N.C where he is active in a number of organizations. Michael's foreign service career began in 1966 with his first overseas assignment being Kabul. He subsequently served overseas in Khorramshahr, Iran, the Holy See, Krakow, Warsaw (as DCM and Charge), the US Mission to NATO and Oslo. He had numerous assignments in Washington including a stint at the NSC as Deputy Staff Secretary. Following his retirement from the Foreign Service Michael worked as an assistant to the Secretary of the Smithsonian and as a Special Assistant to the Director of CHF International. Michael was born in Hollywood, California and attended Harvard College. After college he served in U.S. Army Intelligence and was a social worker in Harlem before joining the foreign service.