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Middle East Institute
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Founded in 1946, the Middle East Institute is the oldest Washington-based institution dedicated solely to the study of the Middle East. Its founders, scholar George Camp Keiser and former U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter, laid out a simple mandate: “to increase knowledge of the Middle East among the citizens of the United States and to promote a better understanding between the people of these two areas.”

MEI has earned a reputation as an unbiased source of information and analysis on this critical region of the world, a reputation it has meticulously safeguarded since its creation. Today, MEI remains a respected, non-partisan voice in the field of Middle East studies.
The Arab League

The Arab League office in the United States of America aims at representing the interests of its member-states and foster greater cross-cultural dialogue, building ties of joint-cooperation, deep understanding, and mutual appreciation between the Arab World and the United States and its citizens.