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Webinars & Events

  • Webinar
    Saudi ArabiaEnergy and Economics

    The US-Saudi Rift: Economic Disagreement or Geopolitical Realignment?

    Nov 10, 2022

    Experts discuss the impact of the OPEC+ decision to cut oil production on US-Saudi relations and the implications of the decision for geopolitical dynamics in …

  • Keynote Conversations
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    The 2022 Israeli Elections: The Continued Rightward Shift and the Rise of Religious Zionism

    Nov 8, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

    The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) organizaed a public lecture by Azmi Bishara on the results of the recent Israeli Elections and the impl…

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Israeli Elections 2022: Between Fragile Coalitions and Extreme Nationalism

    Oct 27, 2022

    Experts discuss the prospects for the Israeli election of 2022, as well as its domestic and international implications, Benjamin Netanyahu possible return to p…

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Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon Faces a Prolonged Presidential Vacuum

    Nov 29, 2022Imad K. Harb

    Lebanon has experienced a long presidential vacuum three times in its history: from September 1988 to November 1989, from November 2007 to May 2008, and from M…

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Iraq’s Foreign Policy Balancing Act Is Likely to Continue

    Despite the support that Iraq’s new prime minister, Mohammed Shia’ al-Sudani, has received from pro-Iran factions in the Iraqi Parliament, he is likely to purs…

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  • Event Video

    The US-Saudi Rift: Economic Disagreement or Geopolitical Realignment? 

    Nov 10, 2022

    Experts discuss the impact of the OPEC+ decision to cut oil production on US-Saudi relations and the implications of the decision for geopolitical dynamics in …

  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Humanitarian Work in the Middle East: The Case of ANERA

    Sep 29, 2022

    ANERA directors discuss the organization's relief efforts in Lebanon and Palestine, as well as current conditions in both countries. Samar Yassir serves as the…

  • Expert Interview
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The UN and International Intervention in Libya: A Conversation with Ian Martin

    Sep 12, 2022

    Ian Martin and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss current conditions in Libya, as well as international intervention and the UN mission to the country. Martin is a huma…

  • Expert Interview
    IraqIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Iraq’s Political Stalemate Leads to Bloodshed

    Aug 31, 2022

    In the last few weeks, Iraq has witnessed significant and dangerous developments that are likely to impact the country's future political and economic progress…

  • Event Video
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Future of Libya: Prospects for Economic Development and an End to the Conflict

    Aug 30, 2022

    Experts discuss the current state of Libya’s violent conflict and political deadlock, as well as prospects for political resolution and unification, and potent…

  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Israel’s Unrelenting Campaign against Palestinian NGOs and the US Response

    Aug 23, 2022

    Experts discuss the recent Israeli raids and closures of Palestinian civil society organizations and the baseless claims by the Israeli government that these o…

  • Event Video
    SyriaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Governance and Territorial Fragmentation in Syria: Assessing the Humanitarian and Political Challenges

    Aug 2, 2022

    On August 2, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a webinar titled “Governance and Territorial Fragmentation in Syria: Assessing the Humanitarian and Politic…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Biden’s Trip to the Middle East: Objectives and Potential Outcomes

    Jul 14, 2022

    Experts examine the objectives, implications, and expected outcomes of President Biden's Middle East trip and whether his campaign promises of a foreign policy…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Unraveling the Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh: The Issue of Accountability

    Jun 30, 2022

    Panelists discusses the findings of existing investigations and debates whether they can lead to accountability and the protection of journalists and of press …

  • Expert Interview
    IranSecurity and Defense

    Will the Qatar Talks Produce a Nuclear Deal with Iran?

    Jun 28, 2022

    Barbara Slavin and Imad K. Harb discuss the upcoming talks on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal which are set to resume this week in Doha. Slavin is the dire…

  • Event Video

    Egypt’s Uncertain Future: Political, Economic, and Human Rights Challenges

    Jun 23, 2022

    Experts analyze and unpack the different aspects of Egypt’s political, economic, and human rights crises, and to explore their impacts on Egypt’s future and it…

  • Event Video
    Tunisia

    The Future of Tunisian Democracy: US Policy and Tunisia’s Current Political Crisis

    Jun 2, 2022

    The webinar discusses the future of democracy and governance in Tunisia, the status of the country's political crisis, and recommendations for US policy.

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Targeting of Palestine Activism in the United States: Suppression of American Constitutional Rights

    May 26, 2022

    This Webinar discusses efforts to suppress and criminalize the movement for Palestinian rights in the United States and the implications of those measures for …

  • Expert Interview
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    The Prospects of the Nuclear Deal with Iran

    May 16, 2022

    Mehran Kamrava and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss the Vienna nuclear talks and the prospects for a return to the JCPOA. Kamrava is Professor of Government at George…

  • Event Video
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon in Crisis: Hard Realities and Recommendations for a Way Forward

    May 12, 2022

    Arab Center Washington DC organized this webinar to analyze the different aspects of political, economic, and social life in Lebanon today and answer some fund…

  • Event Video
    Climate and Environment

    The Impact of Climate Change and Environmental Injustice in the Middle East and North Africa

    Apr 28, 2022

    Arab Center Washington DC organizaed this webinar to discuss the impact of climate change and environmental injustice in the Middle East and North Africa. The …

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The International Human Rights Community and Israeli Crimes of Apartheid

    Apr 21, 2022

    A special conversation with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967, Stanley Mi…

  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    The Bennett Coalition Crisis in Israel: Political Context, Local and Regional Implications

    Apr 12, 2022

    Mairav Zonszein, Mohanad Mustafa, and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss the crisis facing the Naftali Bennett government after the defection of Yamina Knesset member I…

  • Event Video
    The War in Ukraine

    Russia’s War in Ukraine and Its Impact on the Middle East

    Mar 31, 2022

    This webinar discusses the current and long-term impacts of the Ukraine war on the Arab world including significant effects on vital food supplies, oil and whe…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Practical Dimension of The Struggle for Equality by Palestinian Citizens in Israel

    Mar 23, 2022

    Arab Center Washington DC hosted Sami Abu Shahadeh, Palestinian Knesset Member (BALAD/Joint List), for a luncheon during his visit to the Washington DC in Marc…

Current Openings FTE

Current Openings

Fellow for US Government Affairs

Arab Center Washington DC is hiring a Fellow for US Government Affairs, based in Washington, DC, on a full-time basis.

The Fellow for US Government Affairs will monitor activities in the three branches of the US government (Congress, the White House and Executive Branch, and the Judicial Branch) and prepare a weekly report (Washington Policy Weekly) of all activities pertaining to the Middle East. The fellow will provide Arab Center executives and researchers with daily analyses of legislative and policy issues related to US policy in the Middle East. S/he will initiate and maintain regular contact and professional relationships with relevant congressional staff serving on the foreign affairs committees and other committees or subcommittees dealing with Arab world and Middle East issues as well as with federal government employees at relevant agencies and departments.

Deadline: August 31, 2021.
Salary commensurate with experience.

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  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon Faces a Prolonged Presidential Vacuum

    Nov 29, 2022Imad K. Harb

    Lebanon has experienced a long presidential vacuum three times in its history: from September 1988 to November 1989, from November 2007 to May 2008, and from M…

  • Op-Eds
    Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Rise of Israel’s Anti-Arab Party Jeopardizes Regional Normalization

    Nov 23, 2022Dana El Kurd

    The recent Israeli elections, which brought the far-right Religious Zionist Party further into the mainstream, have sparked concern among policymakers across t…

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Iraq’s Foreign Policy Balancing Act Is Likely to Continue

    Despite the support that Iraq’s new prime minister, Mohammed Shia’ al-Sudani, has received from pro-Iran factions in the Iraqi Parliament, he is likely to purs…

  • Policy Analysis
    OmanWomen & Gender Issues

    The Role of Women in Oman’s Social and Economic Progress

    Nov 22, 2022Alainna Liloia

    Oman is making gradual progress in the area of women’s rights. Women in Oman are voting, running for office, and serving in ministerial positions. Opportunitie…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    Egypt and the IMF: Greater Foreign Debt and Deeper Economic Decline

    Nov 17, 2022Khalil Al-Anani

    Egypt reached a new agreement with the IMF to borrow $3 billion over a 46-month period. The Egyptian economy has been struggling over the past couple of years …

  • Policy Analysis
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Kais Saied Sets the Stage for Tunisia’s December 17 Elections

    Nov 11, 2022Daniel Brumberg

    Autocrats love elections, so long as they know they will win them, of course. But because they have zero tolerance for uncertainty at the polls, autocratic reg…

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Sudan: A Flicker of Hope Amid Mounting Problems

    Since the October 2021 military coup that derailed Sudan’s political transition to a much hoped-for democracy, Sudan has been plagued by civil strife, deterior…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Limited Options for a Resolution

    Sep 16, 2022Khalil Al-Anani

    On August 12, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced that his country has now completed the third filling of the reservoir behind its controversial Gran…

Affiliated Centers

Homepage – Levant Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon Faces a Prolonged Presidential Vacuum

    Nov 29, 2022Imad K. Harb

    Lebanon has experienced a long presidential vacuum three times in its history: from September 1988 to November 1989, from November 2007 to May 2008, and from M…

  • Op-Eds
    Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Rise of Israel’s Anti-Arab Party Jeopardizes Regional Normalization

    Nov 23, 2022Dana El Kurd

    The recent Israeli elections, which brought the far-right Religious Zionist Party further into the mainstream, have sparked concern among policymakers across t…

Homepage – North Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    Egypt and the IMF: Greater Foreign Debt and Deeper Economic Decline

    Nov 17, 2022Khalil Al-Anani

    Egypt reached a new agreement with the IMF to borrow $3 billion over a 46-month period. The Egyptian economy has been struggling over the past couple of years …

  • Policy Analysis
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Kais Saied Sets the Stage for Tunisia’s December 17 Elections

    Nov 11, 2022Daniel Brumberg

    Autocrats love elections, so long as they know they will win them, of course. But because they have zero tolerance for uncertainty at the polls, autocratic reg…

Homepage – The Arabian Peninsula and The Gulf Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Iraq’s Foreign Policy Balancing Act Is Likely to Continue

    Despite the support that Iraq’s new prime minister, Mohammed Shia’ al-Sudani, has received from pro-Iran factions in the Iraqi Parliament, he is likely to purs…

  • Policy Analysis
    OmanWomen & Gender Issues

    The Role of Women in Oman’s Social and Economic Progress

    Nov 22, 2022Alainna Liloia

    Oman is making gradual progress in the area of women’s rights. Women in Oman are voting, running for office, and serving in ministerial positions. Opportunitie…

Homepage – The Horn of Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Sudan: A Flicker of Hope Amid Mounting Problems

    Since the October 2021 military coup that derailed Sudan’s political transition to a much hoped-for democracy, Sudan has been plagued by civil strife, deterior…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Limited Options for a Resolution

    Sep 16, 2022Khalil Al-Anani

    On August 12, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced that his country has now completed the third filling of the reservoir behind its controversial Gran…

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Affiliated Centers

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