The Honorable Edward P. Djerejian, founding director of the Baker Institute, appeared on the C-SPAN2's Book TV program "Viewpoint with James Zogby" to talk about his recent book and the current situation in the Middle East. View the interview here.
During the program, which aired Jan. 8, 2009, Djerejian took calls from viewers from around the world. Djerejian has served as a U.S. diplomat under eight presidents, going back to John F. Kennedy, including as U.S. ambassador to Syria and Israel. His book "Danger and Opportunity: An American Ambassador's Journey Through the Middle East" (Simon & Schuster Threshold Editions, September 2008) provides personal narratives from Djerejian's experiences in the Middle East, as well as policy recommendations for the future. More information about the book is provided here.
James Zogby is the founder and president of the Arab American Institute. A lecturer and scholar on Middle East issues and U.S.-Arab relations, Zogby interviews today's policymakers and engages callers from around the world. His one-on-one interviews are seen by millions of people in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and North America."Viewpoint" airs live on Abu Dhabi TV and LinkTV.