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U.S.-Israel Relations: U.S. Undersecretraries of Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs

(December 2016)

Undersecretary Years Served
Loy Henderson

1922 - 1960

William Stoltzfus 1949 - 1976
Joseph Sisco 1951 - 1976
Hermann Elits 1947 - 1979
Andrew Kilgore 1949 - 1980
Richard Bordeaux Parker 1949 - 1981
Talcott Williams Seelye 1950 - 1981
Alfred Leroy Atherton 1954 - 1984
Nicholas A. Veliotes 1955 - 1986
William L. Eagleton 1949 - 1988
Richard W. Murphy 1955 - 1989
Robert Pelletreau 1962 - 1996
Edward Djerejian 1966 - 1994
Hume Alexander Horan 1966 - 1998
Edward S. Walker 1967 - 2001
Edward Gnehm 1969 - 2003
L. Paul Bremer 1966 - 1989, 2003 - 2004
Martin Indyk 1995 - 2011
Daniel Kurtzer 1981 - 2006
C. David Welch 1977 - 2008
Dennis Ross 1989 - 1992
John Negroponte 1962 - 2009
Ryan Clark Crocker 1972 - Present
Barbara Bodine 1975 - Present
Francis J. Ricciardone 1978 - Present
Zalmay Khalilzad 1984 - Present
William Joseph Burns 1982 - Present
James Steinberg 2009 - Present

Source: U.S. State Department