Former U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III discusses the growing tilt toward the East in world economic and political affairs and surveys present-day global hot spots like Iran and North Korea with Asia Society Texas Center board chairman Charles C. Foster.
James A. Baker III
James A. Baker III served as the nation's 61st secretary of state, from January 1989 through August 1992, under President George H.W. Bush. Secretary Baker served as White House chief of staff to President Reagan from 1981 to 1985 and as under secretary of commerce to President Gerald Ford beginning in 1975.
He currently co-chairs the Iraq Study Group, a panel of prominent former officials charged by members of Congress with taking a fresh look at America's policy on Iraq, with former Democratic Representative Lee H. Hamilton.