'Established in 1985 and based in Washington, DC, the Arab American Institute (AAI) is a non-profit, nonpartisan national leadership organization. AAI was created to nurture and encourage the direct participation of Arab Americans in political and civic life in the United States.'
'The center is home to the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World, which fosters frank dialogue and innovative partnerships between the United States and Muslim communities around the globe. The center also houses the Brookings Doha Center (BDC)—a hub for Brookings scholarship in the Middle East that hosts regular events, produces research in Arabic and English, and is currently home to two permanent scholars and a number of visiting fellows throughout the year.'
'The mission of the Foreign Policy Association today, as it has been throughout its 100-year history, is to serve as a catalyst for developing awareness, understanding, and informed opinion on U.S. foreign policy and global issues.'