Ryan Crocker: Dean, Bush School of Government & Public Service at Texas A&M University. Career diplomat, U.S. State Department (1971-2009)Ambassador to Iraq (2007-2009), Pakistan (2004-2007), Kuwait (1994-1997), Syria (1998-2001) and Lebanon (1990-1993).
Faculty, National War College (2003-2004). First Director of Governance for the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq. Deputy Asst. Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (2001-2003). Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009 and numerous other awards.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali at Aspen Ideas Festival The controversial author of the best-seller "Infidel" and her newest book, "Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations" speaks at Aspen about women in the islamic world.12:00 p.m.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Resident fellow, American Enterprise Institute. Somali native. Member of the Dutch Parliament (2003-2006). Producer of movie "Submission" about oppression of women in conservative Islamic cultures.