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Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

WINEP is a world peace organization based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1984. As of 2019 they had $15 million in revenue and $49 million in assets.

The Washington Institute is an independent, nonpartisan research institution generating analysis and recommendations that advance a balanced and realistic understanding of U.S. interests in the Middle East.

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Program areas at WINEP

Beth and david geduld program on arab politics: the Washington institute's program on arab politics focuses on social, political, and economic developments in the arab world, a geographic area stretching from north africa to iraq, with the exception of the gulf states (which are included in the institute's program on gulf and energy). In 2018, the focus of the program was increasingly split between syria, as the country's long civil war ground on, and iraq, as the coalition fight against isis came to a turning point and the country went to national elections which marked an important step away from sectarian-based politics. Scholars in the program also wrote extensively this year about developments in north africa-especially libya and egypt. The program was directed by david schenker and supported by numerous senior fellows, visiting fellows and associates. In 2018, scholars in the arab politics program testified several times before congress and ...

Viterbi program on iran and u.s. policy: the institute has been a central player in national security debates regarding iran for more than two decades. The stand-off with islamic republic of iran about its nuclear program and the escalation of tensions in the region were at the heart of the Washington institute's 2018 work. The program expanded its outreach by launching the persian language website in order to engage the persian speaking audience with its work. In 2018, its scholars were cited or quoted 522 times in the media and appeared in 105 media interviews. The institute published and distributed 52 articles by program scholars and those scholars had a further 40 articles in newspapers and scholarly journals. Program participants held numerous meetings with u.s. government officials. The program sponsored 8 policy forums and numerous round table events. The program is led by dr. patrick clawson, the institute's deputy director ...

The project on middle east peace process & the irwin levy family program on the u.s.-israel strategic relationship: the project on the middle east peace process (mepp), focuses on the relationship between israel and arab countries in the middle east, including the israeli-palestinian conflict. Program director david makovsky works with ambassador dennis ross, david pollock, ghaith al-omari, institute adjunct scholar brig. Gen michael herzog (israeli defense forces, retired), ehud yaari, lafer international fellow and commentator on israel's channel two, and martin kramer, koret distinguished fellow and an expert on middle east history. Some of the highlights of the project in 2018 include: 1) dialogues led by david makovsky and dennis ross, including two on iran in syria. These dialogues featured high-level israeli and arab analysts and practitioners to discuss israel's role in this conflict; 2) further expansion of the "settlements & solutions" website, including additional data and using google optimization ...

Form 990s for WINEP

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 15, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Dec 26, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Feb 23, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Dec 16, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for WINEP

Total grants, contributions, etc.$14,071,424
Program services$317,377
Investment income and dividends$890,156
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-298,611
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$606,339
Net income from fundraising events$-119,852
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$15,466,833

Vendors for WINEP

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Gelman Rosenberg and FreedmanTax accounting2018-12-21
█████ █████ ██████ ███Fundraising Strategy Events$63,0002017-12-01
█████ ██████████ ███It Services$331,8642017-12-01
████████ ████████ ███Travel Services$728,4302017-12-01

Personnel at WINEP

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Laura HannahFinance Chief Financial Officer$159,555July 17, 2019
Michael Singh, Lane-SwigManaging Director-July 17, 2019
██████ ████████ ██████ ██ █████████Research Staff Executive Director-July 17, 2019
████ █████Communications and Publications Director of Communications-July 17, 2019
███ █████████Development National Director of Development-July 17, 2019
██████ █████████Director of Development$198,619Dec. 31, 2017
██████ ██████Regional Director of Development , Northeast-Feb. 2, 2018
██████ ███████Regional Director of Development, South and Midwest-July 17, 2019
████ ██████Regional Director of Development , West-Feb. 2, 2018
█████████ ██████Director of Donor Relations-July 17, 2019
...and 20 more key personnel

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