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January 9, 2007

Matt Mainen '08 Publishes Editorial Pieces on Current Middle East Affairs

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Mike Lurie

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Jan. 9, 2007

BALTIMORE – Matt Mainen ‘08, a senior policy analyst at the Institute for Gulf Affairs and a political science student at UMBC, recently has published several opinion articles on affairs in the Middle East.

Mainen’s op-ed article for the Baltimore Sun, “Condemn the Arab League’s Stance on Somalia,” ran on Jan. 8, 2007.

He also was published recently in the Christian Science Monitor (“A Test for U.S. Allies: How They Treat Women,” Jan. 3, 2007). The article led to an interview on a leading radio news station in Minneapolis, WCCO-850 AM.

In February, 2006, Mainen published an opinion piece in the Washington Times, “Wahhabism in America.”

The articles and radio interview can be found below:

Baltimore Sun

Christian Science Monitor

Washington Times

WCCO-850 AM, Minneapolis

Posted by mlurie at January 9, 2007 11:08 AM