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The seminar meets once a month during the academic year. A prominent expert from here or abroad leads a ninety minute discussion at each meeting. The seminar provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and experiences by Middle East experts in various spheres—business, banking and investment, federal service, the foundations, the media, and the liberal professions as well as academia. The seminar has become a medium for carefully defined and informed evaluation of stubborn problems in a region that symbolizes mounting instability and proliferating crises. Detailed minutes are prepared for archival purposes.