Miller Center

American Forum - The 2014 Ambassador William C. Battle Symposium on American Diplomacy: “Obama and the Middle East”

Ryan Crocker, Aaron David Miller, Trudy Rubin
October 21, 2014
3:00PM - 4:30PM (EDT)

RYAN CROCKER, former U.S. ambassador to several of the world’s most troubled hotspots, including Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, serves as the James R. Schlesinger Distinguished Professor at the Miller Center. He holds the diplomatic rank of career ambassador, the U.S. Foreign Service’s highest rank. In 2009, President George W. Bush awarded Crocker the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award. 

 

AARON DAVID MILLER is currently vice president for new initiatives and a distinguished scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Miller served at the Department of State as an adviser to Republican and Democratic secretaries of state, where he helped formulate U.S. policy on the Middle East and the Arab-Israel peace process. Photo Credit: Woodrow Wilson Center

 

TRUDY RUBIN, foreign affairs columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer, has traveled extensively in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Iran, Israel, and Syria, among other countries. In 2001, she was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in commentary for her columns on the Middle East.

Ryan Crocker
Ryan Crocker
Aaron David Miller
Aaron David Miller
Trudy Rubin
Trudy Rubin

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