Middle East Briefing (MEB) is a publication of Orient Advisory Group (OAG). OAG is a research and risk assessment firm based in both Washington, DC and Dubai, UAE. Dr Samir Altaqi and Esam Aziz are the editors of MEB, who base input on relevant sources, regular contributors, researchers and correspondents in the main capitals of the Middle East as well as Washington, DC.
MEB commits itself to the highest standards in reporting the most current happenings in that region, Furthermore; this publication is just one of a wide range of services provided by OAG to its clients. These services also include special reports, political and economic risk assessment researches, assisting companies and financial firms to do business in the Middle East with emphasis on the Gulf region, facilitating the direct contact of foreign firms with officials and business communities in the region’s countries and a whole host of other services that we are well equipped to perform due to our presence in and knowledge of the region.
In itself, MEB is primarily a tool to understand what is going on in the Middle East. It raises issues to be debated, reveals trends that are forming and detects events that may be of significance to all those who closely follow this region.