Founded in 1968, AMEU strives to create a deeper appreciation of the culture, history and current events in the Middle East.


AMEU's Flagship Publication

The Link, published 4-5 times a year, is AMEU's primary education and information tool. More than 175 issues of The Link have followed since the first issue written by Humphrey Walz appeared in 1968 title U.N. Struggles Again for Elusive Mideast Peace.

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September 1, 1968 | AMEU | 1968

This, the first issue of The Link, sets forth its goals and programs.


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“Lest We Forget” lists actions by Israel since 1949 that call into question Israel’s strategic importance to the United States.

The USS Liberty - Israel’s attack on a intelligence-gathering ship

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a chronology of Israel’s attack on a virtually defenseless intelligence-gathering ship in international waters off the coast of Gaza during the June 1967 Israeli-Arab war.

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Our website now includes every issue of The Link published since the first one in 1968.  Each issue can be downloaded as a PDF.


AMEU has operated without interruption since its establishment in 1967.  However, it rarely has more than a few months of cushion in its bank account. We credit a longtime contributor from Texas with the idea that brought us back from the brink of collapse over 10 years ago, and which plays a vital role in our continuing survival.