The Middle East Institute (MEI) is a non-profit organization founded in 1946 by Middle East scholar George Camp Keiser and former Secretary of State Christian Herter. The Institute is located in Washington, D.C. Its mission is to "promote knowledge of the Middle East in America and strengthen understanding of the United States by the people and governments of the region." MEI is a non-partisan organization that does not take policy positions. In addition to publishing The Middle East Journal, MEI organizes regular programs and conferences; offers language training in Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish; provides an intellectual home for a group of regional experts, whose writing and media appearances help to provide a balanced outlook on the region; houses the George Camp Keiser Library, one of the largest Middle East collections outside of the Library of Congress; and publishes a wide variety of online-only publications on its website, http://www.mei.edu.
|1 Journal in JSTOR||Date Range|
||1947 - 2013|
The Middle East Journal
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