View Full Version : Former Ambassador Robert Ford Reflects On U.S. Policy Towards Iraq And Syria

07-13-2015, 03:33 PM
Robert Ford was one of the State Departmentís leading Middle East experts. He joined the Foreign Service in the 1980s serving across the Arab world including appointments to Bahrain, Egypt and Algeria (https://www.blogger.com/null) . During the 2000s he served three tours in Iraq as (https://www.blogger.com/null) a political adviser and Deputy Ambassador before going on to be the Ambassador to Syria from 2011-2014. Ford is now a resident scholar at the Middle East Institute . This is an interview with Ford about his time in Iraq and Syria and some lessons learned for American foreign policy.

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