Like Brookings and the MEYI, their latest findings, published in 2009 under the title, Challenges to Human Security in the Arab Countries, also focus on the rapidly growing younger generation.
MEYI is particularly insistent on the need for political and social reform, and measures to increase the civic participation of the younger generation.
Anticipating this year's upheavals throughout the Arab world, MEYI argued forcefully last year that: "Young people are at the heart of a process of political change and debate that now defines the region.
One of the most impressive is MEYI's latest focus on social entrepreneurship, "an issue whose time has come," US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said recently.
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