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A Bridge Across the Mideast Divide

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Science  13 Dec 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5601, pp. 2121
DOI: 10.1126/science.298.5601.2121

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IRVINE, CALIFORNIA-- With help from the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Israeli, Palestinian, and Jordanian scientists met here last month to plan a meeting to bring together young Middle Eastern scientists in a meeting like NAS's Frontiers in Science symposium. But how to organize and stage such a meeting presented some sticky challenges. Foremost among them: where to hold the gathering.