Bruce Riedel, director of the Brookings Intelligence Project and senior fellow at the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence and Center for Middle East Policy. His areas of expertise include counterterrorism, Arab-Israeli issues, Persian Gulf security, and India-Pakistan relations.
While nearly 1 in four people identify as Muslim across the globe, a Pew Research survey in 2019 found that only six-in-ten U.S. adults know that Ramadan is an Islamic holy month and that Mecca is Islam’s holiest city and a place of pilgrimage for Muslims. Since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the U.S. Muslim […]
Report on religion in Western Asia/Middle East.
Report on religion in Oman.
In-depth reporting guide. Emphasizes reporting in the U.S. and includes information useful for covering Islam around the world.
Professional network for journalists of Arab and Middle Eastern descent. Promotes accurate reporting about the Arab world and the Middle East, links journalists with sources, encourages youth of Arab and Middle Eastern descent to pursue journalism, and more.
Independent, public, nonprofit organization with funding from the U.S. government and other sources. Promotes improved interpersonal and international relations and understanding among the United States, Asia and the Pacific through cooperative research, study and dialogue. Established by the U.S. Congress.
International nonprofit dedicated to quality education, independent media and strong communities. Programming includes conflict resolution, technology, gender and youth. Field offices in 17 countries and partners in more than 100 countries. IREX Projects and Regions pages show how IREX has been involved with individual countries.