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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Japan envoy pick isn't change to believe in

    Caroline Kennedy did not obtain her job as ambassador to Japan by responding to a help-wanted ad in The New York Times or taking a civil-servant employment exam. There are better qualified career State Department employees, businessmen, educators and ordinary citizens who speak fluent Japanese or frequently travel to or do business in Japan. These people are familiar with Japanese native culture and both domestic and foreign affairs.

  • Caroline Kennedy of New York looks to members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a Sept. 19, 2013, hearing on Capitol Hill on her nomination for Ambassador to Japan. (Associated Press)

    Caroline Kennedy 'humbled' by nomination as U.S. ambassador to Japan

    Caroline Kennedy appeared to be well on her way Thursday to become the first woman to serve as U.S. ambassador to Japan, after members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee showered her with praise and said she is well-suited for the job.

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    Embassy Row: 'She's very rich'

    If confirmed as U.S. ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy would be one of America's richest diplomats, with income from corporations that would make a liberal howl "One percenter!" if she weren't a Kennedy.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Kennedy and Cheney: Selected vs. elected

    Though neither is particularly qualified and both benefit from being their fathers' daughters, there is a substantial distinction between the candidacies of Caroline Kennedy for ambassador to Japan and Liz Cheney for senator from Wyoming ("Liz Cheney run is the 'wrong race at the wrong time,' Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso says," Web, July 17).

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    Embassy Row: She's a Kennedy

    President Obama nomination of Caroline Kennedy as ambassador to Japan sparked a lively debate about her qualifications to serve in one of America's most important diplomatic posts.

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    Caroline Kennedy chosen as ambassador to Japan: AP sources

    President Barack Obama is nominating former first daughter Caroline Kennedy as U.S. ambassador to Japan on Wednesday.

  • Embassy Row: Caroline Kennedy, again

    President Obama is definitely, positively, unquestionably going to nominate Caroline Kennedy as U.S. ambassador to Japan — soon.

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    Caroline Kennedy to serve as juror on crack-cocaine case

    Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of John F. Kennedy and niece of Robert F. Kennedy, was selected to serve as a juror on a crack-cocaine-dealing case in New York City, lending high-profile and star status to what normally would move through court as a routine hearing.

  • ** FILE ** Caroline Kennedy at the launch of the JFK Digital Archive, as part of the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy, at the National Archives in Washington, on Jan. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    EDITORIAL: Caroline Kennedy for Tokyo?

    Representing the United States abroad is a privilege and honor. Appointments should be chosen carefully; the billets can be challenging, if not perilous. The White House discovered this in Libya, when Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens was killed last Sept. 11 by terrorists in Benghazi.

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