Center for Middle East Development
UCLA's Center for Middle East Development (CMED) conducts research and offers programs promoting political, economic, and diplomatic development in the Middle East. Learn more about us »
The Untied States needs to reassure its closest allies in the Middle East — Israel and Saudi Arabia — if it is to successfully negotiate an agreement with Iran on its nuclear program, argues Steven Speigel in an Op-Ed piece published by the New York Times on November 24, 2013.
“Enriching the Middle East's Economic Future,” a conference sponsored by the UCLA Center for Middle East Development, took place in Doha, Qatar, from May 20–22, 2013.
A recent course on the Arab Spring taught by CMED Director Steven Spiegel invited specialists from around the country and UCLA to lecture on individual countries—some in person and some via a videoconferencing link.
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