This edition: Former Ambassador Richard Murphy, Pt. 1 of 2Tweet
Original tape date: June 26, 2012.
First aired: June 27, 2012.
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. In the first half of this two-part series, Muzzio and Amb. Murphy specifically focus on the conflicts in Syria and the deeply rooted religious history that is the source of much of the tension.