Richard Murphy

Middle East Institute

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Scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington and independent consultant; former Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs (1983-89); former Ambassador to Saudi Arabia (1981-1983) and Syria (1974-1978)

Richard Murphy on KCRW

This week's  Arab League Summit  may not be a summit at all without a major figure from Saudi Arabia, and the League may not reach consensus on Syria, its most troubling issue.

The Arab League, Iraq and Stopping Violence in Syria

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This week's  Arab League Summit  puts Iraq -- a country still torn by political and religious tensions and recent outbreaks of violence -- back in the news.

The Arab League Goes Back to Baghdad

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Dissidents say more Syrians were killed today after 114 died yesterday, including more than 70 army defectors trying to leave the country.

Pressure on Syria Increases as Bloodshed Continues

Dissidents say more Syrians were killed today after 114 died yesterday, including more than 70 army defectors trying to leave the country.

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