From Stephen Peter Rosen and Martin Kramer We launched Middle East Strategy at Harvard (MESH) on December 7, 2007. At the time, we wrote: “We believe that each of our members, at some point, will have something to say that’s best said here. Our task is to show them those opportunities, and to exercise just [...]
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From Stephen Peter Rosen and Martin Kramer As MESH approaches its second anniversary, we seek foundation support to allow us to continue our work and expand in new directions. Interested? Please contact us. And if you have ties to a foundation, please recommend MESH.
From Tamara Cofman Wittes This will be my last post on MESH for the foreseeable future. On Monday I will take up new responsibilities that will take me away from the wonderful discussion that unfolds on this page. I’ll be serving as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, with specific policy responsibilities [...]
From Mark T. Clark On October 22-24, 2009, the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) held its second annual conference, entitled “The Middle East and Africa: Historic Connections and Strategic Bridges.” At the welcoming reception on the first night, Vice President Peter Pham announced the creation of the new, refereed [...]
From Robert Satloff On Saturday, October 17, at The Washington Institute’s annual Weinberg Founders Conference at Lansdowne, I was privileged to serve as master of ceremonies for the announcement of our second annual Book Prize for outstanding books on the Middle East published in the previous year. This is a major literary award, one of [...]
From MESH Admin We’ve been preoccupied at MESH with our Thursday, April 30 symposium on “Iran: Threat, Challenge, or Opportunity?” at Harvard. The symposium will begin at 4:00 pm, and will proceed in two panels: • Analogies Michael Mandelbaum, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University Martin Kramer, Olin Institute, Harvard University Jacqueline Newmyer, Long Term Strategy Group [...]
From Stephen Peter Rosen and Martin Kramer Middle East Strategy at Harvard (MESH) is a virtual reality every day of this semester—except one. On Thursday, April 30, MESH will sponsor an afternoon symposium under the title “Iran: Threat, Challenge, or Opportunity?” The event will offer the Harvard community a sample of current thinking from a [...]