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The influence of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on U.S. policy in the Middle East is significant and far-reaching.

In this Sept. 9, 2011, interview with Bloomberg TV, Baker Institute founding director Edward P. Djerejian examines the political, military and security fallout of the attacks. On the eve of the 10th anniversary, he reflects on the status of Al Qaeda and terrorism in general.

He also discusses the ramifications of this year"s Arab awakening, saying that in the long term, the popular uprising will be good for the region and for U.S. interests.

View the video of Ambassador Djerejian"s interview "Sept. 11 and U.S.-Middle East relations" below. Other Baker Institute analysis on Sept. 11 includes: