33 News Items Found
February 7, 2023
Defining Moment for Longtime Allies
Read more in the Harvard Gazette
Although domestic and regional tensions continue to test relations between Isreal and the U.S., Edward P. Djerejian, former ambassador, sees a vital role for the Biden administration to bolster hope for Middle East peace.
June 16, 2022
Ambassador Djerejian Rejoins Carnegie Corporation Trustees
Ambassador Edward Djerejian, founding director of the Baker Institute, will serve a third four-year term on the board of trustees for the Carnegie Corporation of New York. The ambassador will retire from his role as Baker Institute director at the end of June.Read more from the Carnegie Corporation.
October 15, 2021
Rice Thresher Feature: Ambassador Djerejian's June 2022 Retirement
Director Edward Djerejian reflected on "the opportunity to create something from the ground up" and other highlights during his tenure at the helm of the Baker Institute.Read more at the Rice Thresher.
May 27, 2021
The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Explained
Baker Institute Director Ambassador Edward Djerejian joined Town Square with Ernie Manouse for a deep dive into the history and issues driving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Despite the Israel-Hamas ceasefire, “the situation now is dire,” he said. “The Palestinian issue cannot be ignored. It will erupt at the most inopportune times unless there is a settlement.”Listen to the full interview at Houston Public Media.
May 26, 2021
Ambassador Djerejian on the Israeli-Palestine Conflict
"The Middle East has a unique ability of drawing U.S. presidents and administrations tightly into whatever crises that erupt there," said Ambassador Edward Djerejian, the Baker Institute's director. "Whether he’s interested or not in the Middle East, President Biden cannot escape it." The ambassador discussed the increasing number of Democrats supporting the Palestinian cause, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's near-term prospects, and more.Watch the full interview at Sky News.