Ambassador Edward Djerejian available to comment on the situation in Egypt and

first_imgShareCONTACT: David RuthPHONE: 713-348-6327EMAIL: [email protected] Edward Djerejian available to comment on the situation in Egypt and the regionEdward Djerejian, former U.S. ambassador to Israel and Syria and founding director of Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is available to comment on the demonstrations and the government crackdown that is occurring in Egypt. Djerejian also served as assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs under both Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.For a news report on this breaking news story, click here.Djerejian is available via Houston and the Baker Institute’s television studio. The Baker Institute does not charge news media for its use.Djerejian is one of the United States’ most distinguished diplomats. His career has spanned the administrations of eight U.S. presidents. Ambassador Djerejian is a leading expert on the complex political, security, economic, religious and ethnic issues of the Middle East. He has played key roles in the Arab-Israeli peace process, the U.S.-led coalition against Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait, successful efforts to end the civil war in Lebanon, the release of U.S. hostages in Lebanon, and the establishment of collective and bilateral security arrangements in the Persian Gulf. He is the author of “Danger and Opportunity: An American Ambassador’s Journey Through the Middle East” (Simon & Schuster Threshold Editions, September 2008).To read Djerejian’s complete bio, click here.To schedule an interview with Djerejian, contact David Ruth at 713-348-6327 or [email protected] For after regular business hours requests or weekends, call 612-702-9473. AddThislast_img