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Al Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies (ACPSS) 2005f
Al Galaa Street Cairo , Egypt
tel:20-2 578 6037 fax:20-2 578 6833/770 3229

Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1968.

General Description: ACPSS was established as a research unit within the framework of the Al Ahram Foundation. After 1972, it expanded the scope of research beyond Zionism, Israeli society, and the Palestinian issue to cover the comprehensive study of political and strategic issues, patterns of interaction between Arab countries and the international system, and regional frameworks. The center also undertakes research into the political, economic, military, and social aspects of Egyptian society.

Annual Budget: USD 1 million (2004)

Staff: 38 (31 research, 7 administrative/support), 15 part-time researcher

Executive Officers:
Dr. SAID, Abdel Monem (Director)
Dr. SAID, Mohamed El Sayed (Deputy Director)

Public Relations:
Ms. EL ORABY, Salwa (Director of PR)

(As of November, 2004)

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