Religion and Diplomacy

Panelists talked about the role of religion in international diplomacy and U.S. foreign policy. Jerry White from the State Department… read more

Panelists talked about the role of religion in international diplomacy and U.S. foreign policy. Jerry White from the State Department and White House Special Envoy Arsalan Suleman outlined the efforts of their respective departments to engage religious leaders. Following their remarks former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Pickering provided commentary. In his remarks, he said the first point of error in dealing with conflicts such as those happening in Iraq, Syria, and the Gaza Strip was failure to fully understand the role of religion. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Arsalan Suleman Deputy Envoy to Organization of the Islamic Conference Department of State
  • Jerry White Deputy Assistant Secretary Department of State->Conflict and Stabilization Operations
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Religion and Diplomacy

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Program ID:
321000-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 14, 2014
Last Aired:
Oct 3, 2014

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  • Aug 14, 2014 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 14, 2014 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 2014 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 15, 2014 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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  • Aug 15, 2014 | 6:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 18, 2014 | 4:26am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 03, 2014 | 12:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 03, 2014 | 6:22am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 03, 2014 | 6:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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