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This edition: Ambassador Richard Murphy, (Pt. #1)

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 2, 2005.

In this first part of a special Middle East edition of “City Talk,” the former ambassador and expert on Middle East affairs discusses the history of the Islamic schism and the way in which this thousand year old conflict manifests itself today. He shares his views of what the next move for the U.S. should be. Ambassador Murphy also talks about the pressures on the Kurdish leadership and the way in which we can facilitate democracy in the region.

Guest List

Richard W. Murphy Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria

Prof. Douglas Muzzio Political Analyst, CUNY TV, Professor, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College/CUNY