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Baghdad Real Estate Booms Despite IS Threat
An article about Iraq's Shiite Muslim elite selling million-dollar homes in the Zayouna neighborhood quotes Andrew Bowen, Baker Institute scholar for the Middle East and director of the Levant Program.
Nov. 17, 2014, 1:15 p.m.

Persian Gulf states have new role to play in Israeli-Palestinian conflict resolution
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the middle East, is featured for his paper, "The Gulf States and Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Resolution," which proposes policy recommendations on how the Gulf states can engage with regional and international partners.
Sept. 18, 2014, 12:28 p.m.

Impact of U.S. Air Strikes on ISIS
Founding director Ambassador Edward Djerejian comments on the United States' options for combating ISIS and, more broadly, the rise of Islamic radicalism in the Middle East.
Sept. 14, 2014, 4 p.m.

Middle East expert: Just bombing ISIS won't cut it
Andrew Bowen, Baker Institute scholar for the Middle East, is quoted about the United States’ options for stopping ISIS.
Sept. 8, 2014, 2:12 p.m.

U.S. needs "local ally" against Islamic State
Founding director Edward P. Djerejian, former U.S. ambassador to Syria, discusses a possible U.S. response to the threat of the Islamic State in Syria.
Aug. 29, 2014, 9 a.m.

Iran May Be Unlikely Ally Against ISIS
Joe Barnes, Bonner Means Baker Fellow, comments on the United States’ unlikely allies in the battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
Aug. 28, 2014, 11:26 a.m.

Apache worker's slaying underscores dangers in parts of Egypt
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East, comments on the death of an Apache Corp. oil worker in Egypt.
Aug. 12, 2014, 10:52 a.m.

Ambassador Djerejian On U.S.-Middle East Relations
Founding director Edward Djerejian, former ambassador to Syria and to Israel, was interviewed on Houston Public Radio's Red, White and Blue about the state of U.S.-Middle East relations.
July 2, 2014, 4:40 p.m.

Ambassador Djerejian on Al Jazeera America
Founding director Edward P. Djerejian, former U.S. ambassador to Syria and Israel, is interviewed about ISIS and the Iraq conflict.
June 22, 2014, 9:02 a.m.

Amb. Djerejian: Iraq crisis extremely dangerous
Founding director Ambassador Edward Djerejian is interviewed about the situation in Iraq.
June 16, 2014, 4:22 p.m.