Robert E. White, who criticized policy on El Salvador as U.S. ambassador, dies at 88

By Pamela Constable, January 16, 2015

In 1980, when El Salvador was erupting in guerrilla war and military violence, the Carter administration sent a little-known Foreign Service officer into the maelstrom as its new ambassador, hoping he could help the U.S.-backed government there find a reformist middle ground and prevent a full-scale revolution.Read full article >>