Revisiting Marshall: Private Sector Development in the Middle East

Revisiting Marshall: Private Sector Development in the Middle East

The Stimson Center and the George C. Marshall Foundation have collaborated since the spring of 2011 to explore the repercussions of the Arab Spring for regional security, as well as the potential to transform state-society relations in key Arab states. We were eager to see if the Marshall Plan, so critical for the post-World War II transformation of Europe, resonated among Arab leaders and thinkers, and might have useful application for the transitions in the Arab world.