Congressional Statements

Letter from Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Cal.), Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives, to colleagues and staff, September 23, 2008

"... a new in-depth report that explores one of the central global challenges of our time: developing harmonious relations between Muslim-majority countries and the West. The report, entitled 'Changing Course: A New Direction for U.S. Relations with the Muslim World,' offers thoughtful, creative, and multi-faceted proposals for meeting that challenge..."


Letter from Sen. Richard G. Lugar (R-Ind.), Ranking Member of the Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate, to colleagues and staff, September 26, 2008

"... the Project's report offers a thoughtful analysis of the current state of America's relations with the Muslim world and constructive recommendations on how we can approach this pressing concern in a bipartisan framework..."