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Ryan Crocker

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Dean of the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University; former US  Ambassador to Iraq (2007-2009) and Syria (1998-2001)

Ryan Crocker on KCRW

President Obama has assembled a coalition against the Islamic State that includes 5 Arab countries—which could face internal backlash from sympathizers with extremist jihadists.

The US Leads an Arab War on Terror; How Committed Are They?

President Obama has assembled a coalition against the Islamic State that includes 5 Arab countries—which could face internal backlash from sympathizers with extremist jihadists.

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US plans to punish Syria with military action may be on hold for the moment.

Is the White House Playing a Waiting Game?

US plans to punish Syria with military action may be on hold for the moment.

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On Saturday WikiLeaks released almost  400,000 classified reports  about the Iraq war and promised more to come about the war in Afghanistan.

Who Benefits from WikiLeaks' Release of Military Documents?

On Saturday WikiLeaks released almost 400,000 classified reports about the Iraq war and promised more to come about the war in Afghanistan.

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