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Conference Photos Published
If you attended our 8th Annual Conference on Tuesday, October 20th, your photo with Dr. Fareed Zakaria is ready for download.
September 4, 2015
In conjunction with the official visit of His Majesty King Salman, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, to the United States.
The Ritz-Carlton
1150 22nd St. N.W. Washington, D.C.
The Bridge – Profile Piece on PhRMA’s Samir Khalil
Read about AMEI Board Member, Samir Khalil of PhRMA, and his 6-Point Checklist on how to bring life-saving medicine to the Middle East.
March 10, 2015
From the Global Energy Market to Regional Conflicts: Why Saudi Arabia Matters with Peter J. Robertson
U.S. Co-Chairman of the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council and Former Vice Chairman of the Board of Chevron
Fairmont Hotel
510 Market Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
October 7, 2014
General Lloyd J. Austin III
United States Central Command's Strategic Role in Our Nation's Defense
Carnegie Mellon University, Rashid Auditorium, Gates- Hillman 4401
5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213


The American Middle East Institute (AMEI) is an independent, non-profit organization, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. AMEI is focused on building business, educational and cultural ties between the United States and the countries of the Middle East. We believe these kinds of connections represent a powerful form of diplomacy.

Roads of Arabia with Saudi’s HRH Prince Sultan & PA Governor Corbett

View highlights from our evening with Henry Kissinger, Oct 26, 2011