DAMASCUS AND MIDDLE EAST PEACE

Baker Institute founding director and former U.S. Ambassador Edward P. Djerejian discusses Syria"s potential role in Mideast diplomacy in this Aug. 11, 2009, commentary in The Wall Street Journal. Djerejian, who served as U.S. ambassador to Syria from 1988 to 1991 and to Israel from 1993 to 1994, is the author of "Danger and Opportunity: An American Ambassador"s Journey Through the Middle East" (Simon & Schuster, 2008).

Read Ambassador Djerejian's Aug. 11, 2009, Wall Street Journal op-ed "Damascus and the Road to Mideast Peace."