The Shafik Gabr Foundation, in collaboration with the Arab American Institute, is now accepting applications for the 2014 Gabr Fellowship Program. The Gabr Fellowship brings together a group of 20 emerging leaders from across Egypt and the U.S. - 10 Egyptians and 10 Americans. The application deadline is March 31, 2014.
Please join us for our annual Kahlil Gibran Awards Gala that will be held on Friday, April 25th. Tickets are available online now.
As Israelis and Palestinians look back at the 20 years that have elapsed since their leaders signed the Oslo Accords in Washington, there are areas where their perceptions sharply differ, others in which they find agreement, and a few areas where the attitudes of both communities are somewhat conflicted.
AAI and the Yalla Vote campaign have launched a voter registration widget designed to make registering to vote easier than ever for our community. Simply enter your information into the secure online form and the widget will pull up all the appropriate forms for you to complete that are required by your state’s Board of Elections. Share it widely and Yalla Vote!
Countdown is AAI’s weekly take on what’s happening and what’s being said by candidates, officials, and pundits—here in DC and around the country.
Friday March 07, 2014
Last week, POLITICO Magazine took a stab at highlighting the United States’ “25 most awkward allies.” After reading their list, we have to be honest – this article wasn’t exactly POLITICO’s best work. Their analysis was rather shallow (not something you expect from a respected outlet) and their list contained one glaring omission. So, because we know POLITICO can do better, we have decided to help them out and add a 26th awkward ally. Read More »
Wednesday March 05, 2014
By Firas Suqi
Spring Intern, 2014
Friday February 28, 2014
By Marc Sabbagh
Spring Intern, 2014
Tuesday February 25, 2014
Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) will not be running for reelection in November, marking the end of a congressional legacy that began in 1955. Nearly 60 years after coming to Washington and serving over the course of eleven different presidential administrations, Rep. Dingell stressed his growing displeasure with the lack of productivity in Congress as a key factor in his decision. Read More »