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This edition: Fmr. Amb. Richard Murphy, Independent Consultant (Pt. 1 of 2)

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 25, 2007.

Ambassador Richard W. Murphy returns once again to City Talk to discuss the latest developments in the Middle East and U.S. foreign policy in this first part of a two part series. Ambassador Murphy has followed Near Eastern developments for over 40 years, 34 of which were spent as a career foreign service officer. He has received the President's Distinguished Service Award three times and the State Department's Superior Honor Award twice: In 1985 he was named Career Ambassador, a title held by only five serving officers at any given time. Retiring from government service in 1989, Mr. Murphy joined the Council on Foreign Relations in New York as the Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for the Middle East and has continued to visit that region several times a year. Ambassador Murphy is a frequent, and always fascinating guest on City Talk.

Guest List

Richard W. Murphy Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria

Prof. Douglas Muzzio Political Analyst, CUNY TV, Professor, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College/CUNY

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