This blog is a publication of the UCLA Center for Middle Eastern Development (UCLA CMED), part of the International Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. We aim to provide commentary, opinions, insight, and resources related to the Middle East & North Africa from a diverse range of voices in the UCLA community and beyond.
These articles represent the views of the authors only, and do not constitute the positions of UCLA, the International Institute, or the Center for Middle East Development. Readers are invited to offer alternative perspectives.
Through conferences, task forces, publications and other programming, the Center for Middle East Development explores key subjects for the region, including: Arab-Israeli issues, Gulf security, Mediterranean security, regional business and economics, technological cooperation, regional strategic cooperation, and democratic culture and media.