Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Zogby Testifies before Congress May 3

AAI President James Zogby to Provide Expert TestimonyBefore House Subcommittees on Arab Opinion of U.S.
WASHINGTON - May 2, 2007 - One of the nation's leading experts on public opinion in the Arab world will appear tomorrow before a joint hearing of two House subcommittees to provide insight into Arab opinions on U.S. policies, values and people.
Dr. James Zogby, president of the Arab American Institute and senior advisor with Zogby International, will present results from extensive polling ZI has conducted in the region.
His testimony will reveal the attitudes and values the Arab world shares in common with Americans, outline how and why their support of U.S. policies continues to erode, and what we can do to create stronger ties with the Middle East through opinion-shaping efforts.
WHAT: AAI President and ZI Senior Advisor Dr. James Zogby testifying before Congress on the matter of "Arab Opinion on American Policies, Values, and People."
His testimony is part of a joint hearing of the House Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia, and the House Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight.
WHEN:Thurs., May 3, 2007 at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Room 2172, Rayburn House Office Building; Washington, D.C. 20515MEDIA CONTACT: Jenn Kauffman, 202-429-9210 x21 or 202-494-9859,
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