Founded in 1968, AMEU strives to create a deeper appreciation of the cultures, histories, and politics of the Middle East.


AMEU's Flagship Publication

The Link, published 4-5 times a year, is AMEU's primary education and information tool. More than 175 issues of The Link have followed since the first issue written by Humphrey Walz appeared in 1968 with the title U.N. Struggles Again for Elusive Mideast Peace.

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Lest We Forget - The “Special Relationship” 1949-2011

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a chronology of Israel’s attack on a virtually defenseless intelligence-gathering ship in international waters off the coast of Gaza during the June 1967 Israeli-Arab war.

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