In 2001, Bush, who had become President of the United States
, appointed Jordan as Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. He held that post from June 2002 through October 2003. When Jordan resigned his ambassadorship, he returned to Baker Botts and is currently a senior partner of the firm. Jordan is currently partner-in-charge of the firm's Middle East offices and divides his time between Dubai and the United States.
Jordan is a member of the American Arbitration Association Commercial Panel of Arbitrators, the National Panel of Distinguished Neutrals of the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, and The London Court of International Arbitration. A member of the Council on Foreign Relations
, he serves as president of the Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations and as vice chairman of the board of directors of the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies
at Southern Methodist University
Jordan also serves on the executive committee of the board of directors of the Center for American and International Law and the advisory board of the Center's Institute for Transnational Arbitration.
Jordan serves as Diplomat in Residence and adjunct professor of political science at Southern Methodist University
, where he teaches a course on the Middle East. In 2007, he received the Fellows Award presented by the Dallas Bar Foundation.
Jordan, Robert W., and Steve Fiffer. Desert Diplomat: Inside Saudi Arabia Following 9/11
. Lincoln: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, 2015. ISBN 9781612346700 OCLC 900445694
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