Public Papers - 1989
Nomination of Richard A. Clarke To Be an Assistant Secretary of State
The President today announced his intention to nominate Richard A. Clarke to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Politico-Military Affairs). He would succeed H. Allen Holmes.
Since 1985 Mr. Clarke has been Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence Analysis. Prior to this, he served in several capacities at the Bureau of Politico-Military Affairs in the Department of State, 1979 - 1985; as a senior analyst with Pacific Sierra Research Corp., 1978 - 1979; and in several positions in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1973 - 1977.
Mr. Clarke graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1972) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (S.M., 1978).