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A Welcome Moment of Nonpartisanship
Baker Institute director Edward P. Djerejian comments on a welcome moment of nonpartisanship after the April 21, 2018, funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush. 
Edward P. Djerejian April 22, 2018
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The North American Nexus
Ambassador Edward P. Djerejian, director of the Baker Institute, makes the case for a comprehensive North American strategy in which the U.S., Mexico and Canada act in concert to become the global superpower of the 21st century.
Edward P. Djerejian February 1, 2017
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How the U.S. Can Reshape the Israeli-Palestinian Negotiating Framework
In the current absence of direct negotiations, the Obama administration has an opportunity to reshape the Israeli-Palestinian negotiating framework, according to a report by the Conflict Resolution Program at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. The report recommends that the administration continue to demonstrate strong U.S. support for the two-state model, test the willingness of the parties to compromise and adopt a more comprehensive approach to resolving the conflict with the support of the international community.
Edward P. Djerejian, Yair Hirschfeld, Samih Al-Abid July 8, 2015
The Middle East Cauldron and United States Policy
This report suggests the contours of a more comprehensive policy for the United States in the broader Middle East, one that pursues not only important tactical approaches to counter Islamic extremism and terrorism, but also shapes the larger strategic landscape to secure and promote U.S. interests. After defining the challenge for the United States and the international community, the report provides a brief narrative on the rise of ISIS before presenting key policy recommendations for a more strategic approach.
Edward P. Djerejian February 5, 2015
Trajectories of Change: Challenge and Transformation in the Wake of the Arab Spring
In the nearly three and a half years since the Arab Spring began, an outpouring of popular mobilization has transformed the region's political and social landscape. What do these momentous developments mean for the Middle East, and how should they inform U.S. policy in the region?
Edward P. Djerejian, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Jim Krane April 16, 2014