Menu JTA Search

American Retired Admiral Assigned to Examine U.S. Operations in Israel

The State Department announced this weekend that retired Admiral Elliott B. Strauss has been assigned to Israel, to help examine overseas operations of the United States Government. On this temporary assignment, Admiral Strauss will Join a two-man team of professional foreign service inspectors.

Admiral Strauss is former director of the U.S. Agency for International Development programs in Tunisia and the Malagasy Republic. He is not Jewish, and should not be confused with Admiral Lewis Strauss. His appointment was one of a number in which distinguished private citizens will be sent abroad to help examine U.S. operations in a new undertaking.