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U.S. Envoy to Qatar to Exit

Dana Shell Smith, whose tweets appeared critical of the Trump administration, says her tenure ends this month, but did not specify what her future plans are.
Source: Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

Updated at 12:13 p.m. ET

Dana Shell Smith, the U.S. ambassador to Qatar who drew attention last month after posting a tweet that appeared to be critical of the Trump administration, announced Tuesday that her tenure in Doha will end later this month.

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