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2010-2011 Crapa Fellows: Ali Al-Ahmed

Ali Al-Ahmed is director of the Institute for Gulf Affairs in Washington DC, a non-profit research organization. A writer and frequent consultant to major world media outlets including CBS News, CNN, PBS, Fox News, Washington Post, and Associated Press, Mr. Al-Ahmed is an expert on Saudi political affairs. The support of the Fellowship over 12 months will allow Mr. Al-Ahmed to focus on Saudi government textbooks and to conduct an analysis of the key themes found in Saudi textbooks, particularly religious content and other relevant areas.