This edition: Toward a More Robust Public Policy Environment in the Middle East
Original tape date: October 31, 2011.
First aired: May 28, 2012.
Dr. Alterman describes the principal challenges for the Arab Middle East states as "developing human capital and strengthening public policy environments." In aspiring to these, he calls for patience and long-haul commitment, even restraint, from Western donor sources. Speaker: Jon B. Alterman.