Watch genConnect interview Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs Bob Hormats on the big issues facing the United States, how the US is perceived by Middle Eastern countries and if American citizens are getting an accurate portrayal of what’s going on in the world from the news today. “I think in many parts of the world, particularly parts of the Middle East, the people who are involved in this Arab Spring, do look at the United States as a place that believes in the same kinds of things they believe in: representative government, democracy, opportunity. They want us to play an active role in supporting their intiatives. They don’t expect us to guide progress in the region.”
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