Richard W. Murphy

Richard W. Murphy

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Richard W. Murphy was an Ambassador for the Syria of the United States with 30 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 House Committee as an Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs of the Department of State. The year with the most videos was 1988 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 501 views per program. Most appearances with Alton Frye (2), Edward Meyer (2), Harold "Hal" H. Saunders (2). Most common tags: Peace Process, Middle East, National Security.

Appearances by Title:c. May 4, 2002 - Present Senior Fellow, Middle East Studies, Council on Foreign Relations Videos: 5 c. January 1, 2011 - Present Scholar, Middle East Institute Videos: 0 c. May 10, 1991 - Present Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations Videos: 0


Ambassador, Syria, United States c. January 1, 1974 - c. January 1, 1978 Videos: 2 Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Department of State c. January 1, 1983 - c. September 29, 1989 Videos: 22 Ambassador, Saudi Arabia, United States c. January 1, 1981 - c. January 1, 1983 Videos: 1

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    Nixon Administration Middle East Policy

    Former National Security Adviser Bud McFarlane and Former Ambassador to Israel Sam Lewis are among the panelists at an event examining…

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    Cycle of Intelligence

    Former intelligence officers talked about the process of gathering and sharing intelligence information. Among the topics…

  • U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relations

    U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relations

    Former Ambassador Murphy talked about U.S.-Saudi Arabia relations, efforts to combat terrorism, and other Middle East…

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