The Gulf/2000 Project

The Gulf/2000 Project was created in 1993 as a service to scholars, government officials, business people, journalists and other specialists who have a professional association with the Persian Gulf and Gulf studies.

Center on Law and Security

Founded in 2003, the Center on Law and Security is an independent, non-partisan, global center of expertise designed to promote an informed understanding of the major legal and security issues that define the post-9/11 environment. Towards that end, the Center brings together policymakers, practitioners, scholars, journalists and other experts who might not otherwise meet to address major issues and gaps in policy discourse and to provide concrete policy recommendations. For more information, visit the Center’s website ( or Centerlineblog. (

Council on Foreign Relations

CFR an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher dedicated to being a resource for its members, government officials, business executives, journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders, and other interested citizens in order to help them better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other countries. CFR takes no institutional positions on matters of policy.

American Civil Liberties Union

For more than 80 years, this nonpartisan organization with hundreds of thousands of members and 53 affiliates nationwide has fought to preserve the protections and guarantees of the U.S. Constitution.

‘My Trip to Al-Qaeda’

My Trip to Al-Qaeda - Culture Project Written and Presented by Lawrence Wright, Directed by Greg Mosher, 2007

The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright

Lawrence Wright's 'Trip to Al-Qaeda' NPR, Deborah Amos, March 30th, 2007