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Webinars & Events

  • Webinar
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya’s Upcoming Elections and Prospects for Democratic Transition

    Dec 16, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Arab Center Washington DC held a webinar to discuss the elections in Libya. Speakers were Anas El Gomati, the Founder and Director of the Sadeq Institute (Liby…

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Political and Legal Implications of Israel’s Crackdown on Palestinian NGOs

    Nov 18, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Arab Center Washington DC hosted a webinar to discuss the escalating Israeli attacks on Palestinian human rights and civil society organizations.

  • Webinar
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Unpacking Iraq’s Parliamentary Elections: Significance, Outcomes, and Implications

    Oct 13, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Arab Center Washington DC organized a webinar to discuss the results of the Iraqi parliamentary elections of 2021 and their local, regional, and international …

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Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Abbas-Gantz Encounter: Much Ado about Nothing in the Middle East

    Jan 18, 2022Khalil E. Jahshan

    On December 28, 2021, a surprising development took place in the Middle East: Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas held a rare meeting in Israel,…

  • Policy Analysis
    Democracy and Governance

    The Democracy Deficit in the Arab World

    Jan 14, 2022Imad K. Harb

    Imad K. Harb examines the democracy deficit in the Arab world and the associated widespread violations of human rights, probing possible explanations of what h…

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  • Event Video
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya’s Upcoming Elections and Prospects for Democratic Transition

    Dec 16, 2021

    On December 16, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC held a webinar to discuss the upcoming elections in Libya. Panelists included Tim Eaton, Anas El Gomati, Zahra’…

  • Event Video
    Democracy and Governance

    Democracy First in the Arab World

    Dec 9, 2021

    Prominent Arab figures have called on democratic governments to stop supporting authoritarian regimes in the Arab World, and instead support the peoples’ right…

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

    The Political and Legal Implications of Israel’s Crackdown on Palestinian NGOs

    Nov 18, 2021

    On November 18, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a webinar titled “The Political and Legal Implications of Israel’s Crackdown on Palestinian NGOs.”…

  • Expert Interview
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Political Turmoil in Sudan: A Conversation with Dr. Abdelwahab El-Affendi

    Nov 4, 2021

    ACW Executive Director Khalil E. Jahshan and Dr. Abdelwahab El-Affendi discuss the current political crisis in Sudan which started when the military deposed th…

  • Event Video
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Unpacking Iraq’s Parliamentary Elections: Significance, Outcomes, and Implications

    Oct 13, 2021

    On October 13, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a virtual panel titled “Unpacking Iraq’s Parliamentary Elections: Significance, Outcomes, and Implication…

  • Video
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    A Conversation between Mawlawi Muttaqi and Sultan Barakat

    Oct 11, 2021

    Our colleagues at the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies hosted the Acting Foreign Minister of Afghanistan. Listen to the conversation.

  • Event Video
    LebanonEnergy and Economics

    Will Miqati’s New Government Be Able to Deliver for Lebanon?

    Sep 29, 2021

    On September 28, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) presented a webinar titled “Will Miqati’s Government Be Able to Deliver for Lebanon?” Speakers were Patr…

  • Event Video
    Iran

    US Policy on Iran

    Sep 17, 2021

    The final session of our sixth annual conference focuses on US policy toward Iran and the future of the Iran nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Acti…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/Israel

    US Policy on Palestine

    Sep 17, 2021

    The fifth session of our sixth annual conference was dedicated to discussing US policy toward Palestine and Israel, with a special focus on the Biden Administr…

  • Event Video
    US Foreign Policy

    US Policy Objectives in the Middle East: Official American Perspective

    Sep 17, 2021

    On the third day of our six annual conference, the Honorable Joey Hood, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, gave remarks on…

  • Event Video
    US Foreign Policy

    Priority Issues in US Arab Relations: An Arab Perspective

    Sep 17, 2021

    Dr. Tarek Mitri, Former Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, gives remarks regarding US policy in the Middle East fr…

  • Event Video
    Security and Defense

    Weapons Sales in the Middle East: Economics, Priorities, and Human Cost

    Sep 15, 2021

    The fourth panel of our sixth annual conference focuses on the economics, priorities, and impacts of weapons sales in the Middle East and North Africa. Speaker…

  • Event Video
    SyriaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Conflicts and Great Power Competition: Iraq, Libya, Syria and Yemen

    Sep 15, 2021

    The third panel of our sixth annual conference covers some of the ongoing conflicts in the region and explores the role of global and regional players across t…

  • Event Video
    US Foreign Policy

    Arab Expectations of US Policy in the Middle East: Hopes and Realities

    Sep 15, 2021

    In the opening keynote address of the second day of our sixth annual conference, Ibrahim Fraihat discusses the performance and shortcomings of the Biden Admini…

  • Event Video
    Energy and Economics

    Energy Diplomacy and Geopolitical Influence in the Middle East

    Sep 14, 2021

    The second panel of our Sixth Annual Conference addresses the changing energy and economic relations and the impact of geopolitical power plays on economic dev…

  • Event Video
    Democracy and Governance

    Impact of Global Competition on Democracy and Human Rights in the Middle East

    Sep 14, 2021

    In the first session of Arab Center Washington DC's Sixth Annual Conference, panelists focus on the role of global power competition in empowering authoritaria…

  • Event Video
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Tunisia’s Constitutional Crisis and Yearning for Democracy in Northwest Africa

    Aug 6, 2021Tamara Kharroub

    On August 5, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar titled “Tunisia’s Constitutional Crisis and Yearning for Democracy in Northwest Africa.” ACW …

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

    Reconstruction in Gaza: Between Israel’s Siege and the Politics of International Funding

    Jul 8, 2021

    Arab Center Washington DC held a webinar on July 8, 2021 to discuss the current situation in Gaza strip and the status of the reconstruction that was promised …

  • Event Video
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfUS Foreign Policy

    President Ashraf Ghani’s Remarks on Peace in Afghanistan after the US-NATO Withdrawal

    Jun 22, 2021

    Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani speaks about the future of Afghanistan after the US-Nato withdrawal and the challenges of peace. This was part of Arab Center Washing…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/Israel

    A New Wave in Palestinian Politics? Youth Activism in the Sheikh Jarrah Era

    Jun 3, 2021Tamara Kharroub

    On June 3, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar that focused on the newly energized and unified activism by Palestinian youth throughout histor…

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
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Abbas-Gantz Encounter: Much Ado about Nothing in the Middle East

    Jan 18, 2022Khalil E. Jahshan

    On December 28, 2021, a surprising development took place in the Middle East: Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas held a rare meeting in Israel,…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonEnergy and Economics

    The Need for an International Development Fund for Lebanon

    Jan 6, 2022Nabeel Khoury

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB), European Union (EU), France, and the United States are all trying to help Lebanon out of the economic a…

  • From our Affiliates
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    How the Battle for Shabwa is Likely to Affect the Trajectory of War in Yemen

    Jan 19, 2022Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    In the first half of January 2022, the Shabwa Governorate in southern Yemen, played host to military developments that led to the restoration of the last three…

  • Policy Analysis
    IranRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Ukraine’s Geostrategic Tremors Reach into the Middle East

    Jan 13, 2022Daniel Brumberg

    Daniel Brumberg disentangles the complications arising from the current tensions between Ukraine and Russia and their impact on US-Russian relations as well as…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya: Political Paralysis and Continued Uncertainty

    Gregory Aftandilian writes that the postponement of Libya’s presidential and parliamentary elections has helped plunge the country into another crisis that thr…

  • Policy Analysis
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Can Tunisia’s Leaders Forge a New Democratic Bargain?

    Dec 29, 2021Daniel Brumberg

    Nothing captures Tunisia’s crisis of democracy better than this act: the sentencing, in absentia, of former President Moncef Marzouki to four years in prison. …

  • Viewpoint
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Sudan’s Revolution Must Be Allowed to Continue

    Jan 4, 2022Imad K. Harb

    In a move that reflected his failure to garner the support of the Sudanese public, Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok submitted his resignation on January 2…

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Sudan Coup: The Regional Interference behind a Faltering Transition

    Dec 11, 2021Khalil Al-Anani

    On October 25, 2021, Sudan’s General Abdel-Fattah al-Burhan staged a coup, declared a state of emergency, dissolved the power-sharing Sovereign Council, sacked…

Affiliated Centers

Homepage – Levant Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Abbas-Gantz Encounter: Much Ado about Nothing in the Middle East

    Jan 18, 2022Khalil E. Jahshan

    On December 28, 2021, a surprising development took place in the Middle East: Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas held a rare meeting in Israel,…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonEnergy and Economics

    The Need for an International Development Fund for Lebanon

    Jan 6, 2022Nabeel Khoury

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB), European Union (EU), France, and the United States are all trying to help Lebanon out of the economic a…

Homepage – North Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya: Political Paralysis and Continued Uncertainty

    Gregory Aftandilian writes that the postponement of Libya’s presidential and parliamentary elections has helped plunge the country into another crisis that thr…

  • Policy Analysis
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Can Tunisia’s Leaders Forge a New Democratic Bargain?

    Dec 29, 2021Daniel Brumberg

    Nothing captures Tunisia’s crisis of democracy better than this act: the sentencing, in absentia, of former President Moncef Marzouki to four years in prison. …

Homepage – The Arabian Peninsula and The Gulf Feed

  • From our Affiliates
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    How the Battle for Shabwa is Likely to Affect the Trajectory of War in Yemen

    Jan 19, 2022Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    In the first half of January 2022, the Shabwa Governorate in southern Yemen, played host to military developments that led to the restoration of the last three…

  • Policy Analysis
    IranRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Ukraine’s Geostrategic Tremors Reach into the Middle East

    Jan 13, 2022Daniel Brumberg

    Daniel Brumberg disentangles the complications arising from the current tensions between Ukraine and Russia and their impact on US-Russian relations as well as…

Homepage – The Horn of Africa Feed

  • Viewpoint
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Sudan’s Revolution Must Be Allowed to Continue

    Jan 4, 2022Imad K. Harb

    In a move that reflected his failure to garner the support of the Sudanese public, Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok submitted his resignation on January 2…

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Sudan Coup: The Regional Interference behind a Faltering Transition

    Dec 11, 2021Khalil Al-Anani

    On October 25, 2021, Sudan’s General Abdel-Fattah al-Burhan staged a coup, declared a state of emergency, dissolved the power-sharing Sovereign Council, sacked…

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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.