NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Richard LeBaron, a former ambassador to Kuwait, about how the diplomatic vacancies in the region affect a mission such as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's this week.

Of The 9 Countries On Pompeo’s Visit, 5 Don’t Have A Senate-Confirmed U.S. Ambassador

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