Middle East studies in the News
Supporters of Israel Say Programs in Middle East Studies Misuse U.S. Funds
by Peter Schmidt
Several groups supportive of Israel are urging Congress to overhaul a federal grant program to keep funds from going to programs in Middle East studies that show an anti-Israel bias.
In a joint statement issued on Wednesday, the groups argue that Title VI of the Higher Education Act, which provides funds to international-studies and foreign-language centers to educate the public and train security specialists, is being misused "to support biased, politicized, and imbalanced programs of Middle East studies."
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