Latest Publications

  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Expand the Arab Peace Initiative to Increase Its Chances of Success

    Dec 7, 2023Rami G. Khouri

    Some in the Arab region and the international community seem to expect that after the Israeli war on Gaza and the destruction of most life systems in the Strip…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Egypt Muddles Through the Crisis in Gaza

    Dec 6, 2023Imad K. Harb

    Egypt has considered the Gaza Strip to be a soft underbelly since it ruled it prior to 1967, but also after it regained control of the Sinai Peninsula from Isr…

  • Washington Policy Weekly

    Washington Policy Weekly: Israel Resumes Military Operations as Temporary Pause Ends

    Vice President Kamala Harris restated the administration’s five-principle guide for a post-conflict Gaza: “no forcible displacement, no reoccupation, no siege …

  • Policy Analysis
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Assessing Yemen as a Second Front in the Gaza War

    Nov 30, 2023Nabeel A. Khoury

    On November 19, Yemen’s Houthis hijacked a cargo ship indirectly linked to Israel as it was traveling in the Red Sea. Much like their firing of missiles toward…

Webinars & Events

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Assessing America’s Response to the Gaza Crisis: The White House, Congress, and the American Public

    Nov 30, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:30 am ET

    Experts discuss America's response to the Gaza war and the consequences of the conflict for US foreign policy.

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The War on Gaza and Palestinian Arab Citizens of Israel

    Nov 16, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Experts discuss the implications of the Gaza war for Palestinian citizens of Israel.

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    War on Gaza: Causes and Implications, Seen and Unseen

    Oct 31, 2023

    Experts discuss the causes and implications of the Gaza war and examine the likelihood of a much larger regional war.

From our Affiliates

  • From our Affiliates
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect in Palestine

    Nov 20, 2023Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS)

    The credibility and effectiveness of humanitarian intervention has long been a topic of contention in both international law and international relations, espec…

  • From our Affiliates
    JordanConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Jordanian Response to the War on Gaza

    Nov 15, 2023Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    Jordan deals with the Palestinian issue according to complex political, military, security, economic and demographic calculations. The official position is det…

  • From our Affiliates
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Moral Matters in Hard Times

    Nov 14, 2023Azmi Bishara

    Besides political and ideological conflicts, the savagery of war and mass killing inspires several existential reflections. There seems to be little space for …

  • Policy Analysis
    TurkeyRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Erdoğan, Gaza, and Turkey’s Regional Reconciliation

    Nov 30, 2023Salim Çevik

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's first statements following the October 7 Hamas attack on Israel and the subsequent Israeli war on the Gaza Strip were …

  • Policy Analysis
    IranRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Hamas’s “Al-Aqsa Flood” Challenges Iran’s Axis of Resistance

    Nov 27, 2023Daniel Brumberg

    While the Biden administration, with Qatar’s support, has succeeded in securing a deal with Israel and Hamas for a combat “pause,” it remains to be seen if thi…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantUS Foreign Policy

    US Military Presence in the Middle East: Deterrence and Retaliation

    The United States has recently bolstered its military presence in the Middle East as the Israeli war on Gaza escalated. Bolstering this presence is meant to de…

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    A Year of Mixed Results for Iraq’s Sudani

    Nov 8, 2023Rend Al-Rahim

    Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shi`a al-Sudani completed his first year in office on October 27 with a mixed record of successes and failures owing to objective…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    The Recent Libya-Israel Debacle Is Symptomatic of Larger Problems

    The controversy and severe public backlash surrounding news of a late-August meeting between the Libyan and Israeli foreign ministers in Rome is symptomatic of…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    Egypt Is in Serious Trouble Seven Decades after Its Free Officers Revolution

    Jul 25, 2023Imad K. Harb

    Seventy-one years after its July 23, 1952 Revolution, organized by the Free Officers Movement, Egypt’s difficult economic conditions threaten to unravel the ve…

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Sudan Crisis: How Regional Actors’ Competing Interests Fuel the Conflict

    May 11, 2023Khalil Al-Anani

    The outbreak of military clashes between the Sudanese Army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF), which have resulted in the deaths of hundreds and t…

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arab WorldGlobal Health and Health Policy

    Challenges Facing the Arab World’s Health Care Professionals

    Apr 26, 2023Yara M. Asi

    In 2022, the Egyptian Medical Syndicate released a shocking report, finding that over 10,000 Egyptian doctors resigned from positions in government hospitals d…


  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Assessing America’s Response to the Gaza Crisis: The White House, Congress, and the American Public

    Nov 30, 2023

    Experts discuss America's response to the Gaza war and the consequences of the conflict for US foreign policy.

  • Infographic
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Israeli Officials’ Statements on Gaza: Dehumanization And War Crimes Against Palestinians

    Nov 30, 2023Sarah Salah

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Will the Pause Lead to a Ceasefire in Gaza?

    Nov 28, 2023

    Yousef Munayyer discusses the possibility of turning the temporary pause in Gaza into a permanent ceasefire and whether Netanyahu will agree to end Israel's br…

Op-eds & External Readings

Affiliated Centers and Projects

ACW is affiliated with the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) and its network of research centers around the world. Headquartered in Doha, Qatar, ACRPS is one of the premier independent research institutes in the Arab region.