War-Torn Georgetown

Lemann, Nicholas
June 1979
New Republic;6/2/79, Vol. 180 Issue 22, p16
Comments on the contributions of Arab nations to subsidize Middle East Studies in universities and colleges in the United States. Controversy concerning the decision of the University of Southern California to take funds from the Saudi Arabia government to set up a Middle East Center; Establishment of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at the Georgetown University in Washington D.C.; Decision of Georgetown University President Father Timothy Healy to return a gift from the Iraqi government which the Arab Studies Center had solicited; of Iraq; Objectives behind establishment of the center.


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