Crisis in Syria

The agreement between the U.S. and Russia to secure Syria's chemical weapons stockpile has effectively put a hold on U.S. military action. The U.S. should use talks on weapons with Russia to help forge a political solution, founding director Ambassador Edward Djerejian told Bloomberg news in a recent interview.

The ambassador has been interviewed extensively by national and international news outlets since the crisis in Syria began. Click through the links below for his most recent comments:

  • Bloomberg

The ambassador comments on finding a political solution to the Syrian crisis.

http://bloom.bg/1aQkzag

 

  • CNN 

The ambassador comments on reports of President Assad's intent to hand over chemical weapons.

http://youtu.be/lbAf76Gdt3g

 

  • CNBC-TV

Comments on the crisis in Syria.

http://cnb.cx/17Wdr6y (Click broadcast.)

 

  • C-SPAN’s "Washington Journal"

http://bit.ly/1cYACAa (Click broadcast.)

http://bit.ly/1e8GoDk (Click broadcast.)

http://bit.ly/1e8GJpK (Click broadcast.)

http://bit.ly/14yxmv6 (Click broadcast.)

http://bit.ly/15QanWt (Click broadcast.)

 

  • Al Arabiya (United Arab Emirates)

Ex-US diplomat: Obama could strike Syria without congressional approval

http://bit.ly/15FjqR3

 

  • DirektBroker.de (Germany)

http://bit.ly/14FBrs9

 

  • Stars and Stripes

No military solution for Syria, says former ambassador

http://1.usa.gov/15PRVNT

 

  •  Houston Chronicle (subscription required)

Former envoy: No military cure for Syria
http://bit.ly/1aY1QIX

  • KUHF-FM

Former US ambassador to Syria says Obama has tough choice
http://bit.ly/172XNXU

 

Ambassador Djerejian and other Middle East experts participated in a discussion with Rice students about Syria. Click here for a  newsletter on the event and a video of the