40 Under 40
Call for 40 Under 40 Nominations

The Middle East Policy Council invites nominations for its 40 Under 40 Awards to recognize professionals making an impact in U.S. - Middle East relations.

Straight from the Source
A Turning Page for Increasing Oil Prices
Jess Diez
Managing Editor & Research Associate, Middle East Policy Council

On Thursday, June 2, OPEC+ ministers agreed to increase the size of its oil-supply hikes by almost 50% in response to months of global pressure.

Middle Eastern Perspectives on the Ukraine Crisis
Middle East Policy Council

The Middle East’s media, with its own host of traumatic change to talk about, might be forgiven for overlooking the escalating tension in Eastern Europe.

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A regional perspective on the Russia-Ukraine conflict 
Medlir Mema, PhD
Fellow, Middle East Policy Council

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has created shockwaves across the world.

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