We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of Covid-19 on our community. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority. All gatherings at Baker Hall through April 30 have been canceled. A current list of scheduled online events is available at bakerinstitute.org/events and will be updated with new webcasts and webinars. Please refer to emergency.rice.edu/coronavirus for additional information and updates.

Fallout from Trump's Jerusalem announcement

Baker Institute director Ambassador Edward P. Djerejian appeared on Al Jazeera Arabic to discuss President Trump's decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and its possible ramifications for U.S. policy in the Middle East (segment in Arabic): http://bit.ly/2nHhiXP.