Iran Negotiations Add to Special Envoy’s Reputation as ‘a Doer’

January 20, 2016 2:10 AM

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Iran Negotiations Add to Special Envoy’s Reputation as ‘a Doer’

WASHINGTON — Brett H. McGurk, President Obama’s lead negotiator in a secret prisoner swap with Iran, choked up as he boarded a Swiss government jet in Geneva on Sunday night and greeted three Americans who had just arrived from years of detention in Tehran. More than anyone else, he was responsible for their freedom.

For a 42-year-old lawyer who began his career in the George W. Bush administration, it was also a remarkable professional triumph — another chapter in a career that has prospered through Republican and Democratic administrations, survived personal scandal and kept him at the heart of America’s most ...

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