Episode #20

Closing US embassy in Baghdad would be ‘incredibly irresponsible,’ says former US ambassador to Iraq

Former US Ambassador Ryan Crocker says the US should keep its embassy open and stay the course backing Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi; explains why he supports former Vice President Joe Biden for president; assesses the benefits and impact of Israel’s normalization agreements with the UAE and Bahrain; and discusses US policy toward Syria and Iran, as well as how diplomacy has changed over the past 20 years. 

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