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This edition: Ambassador Richard Murphy, former Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, and Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Pt. 1 of 2

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 17, 2008.

Joining Doug once again to talk about the Middle East - its problems and prospects and US policy in the region - is a distinguished Middle East hand, Richard Murphy, former US ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Syria, the Philippines and Mauritania. He has served as US Secretary of State for Near Eastern and Asian Affairs. He has been named Career Ambassador. He was a Senior Fellow for the Middle East at the Council on Foreign Relations for fifteen years. Ambassador Murphy is a frequent TV commentator and widely consulted expert. This is the first part of a two-part series.

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