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Webinars & Events

  • Conferences
    Palestine/IsraelMedia and Technology

    Covering Palestine: A Shireen Abu Akleh Memorial Symposium

    May 9, 2024

    Experts focus on the challenges of covering Palestine. The panels in this conference will focus on both the journalists at risk on the ground as well as an ass…

  • Webinar
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Libya’s Frozen Conflict and Potential Ways Forward

    Apr 25, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Experts discuss Libya’s current conflict dynamics and potential pathways for peace and justice. 

  • Featured Speakers
    Climate and Environment

    Navigating Climate Change in the MENA Region

    Apr 23, 2024 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM default

    Climate expert explores the unique challenges and opportunities faced by countries in the Middle East and North Africa as they address the pressing issue of cl…

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Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    ICC Cases Against Israel and Hamas: A Preliminary Assessment

    May 24, 2024Susan Akram John Quigley

    The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Karim A.A. Khan, announced on May 20 that his office had applied for arrest warrants against both Isr…

  • Policy Analysis
    UAERegional Relations and Geopolitics

    UAE Restricts US Military Strikes from Its Territory

    Fearing an attack by Iran or its allied militias in the region, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has restricted US military aircraft from targeting these proxy g…

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  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelMedia and Technology

    Journalism under Fire: Risking It All to Tell the Story

    May 9, 2024

    No war has seen so many journalists killed so quickly as the Israeli war on Gaza. Two years ago, Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing was condemned around the world, ye…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelMedia and Technology

    Lunch Keynote Conversation – Covering Palestine: A Shireen Abu Akleh Memorial Symposium

    May 9, 2024

    Ayman Mohyeldin, Host of the “Ayman” show on MSNBC, and Yousef Munayyer, Head of Palestine/Israel Program, Arab Center Washington DC, discuss the challenges jo…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelMedia and Technology

    Coverage of the War on Gaza: What the Western Media Gets Right and Wrong

    May 9, 2024

    How can we assess western media coverage of Palestine, and specifically the war on Gaza? What unique challenges do journalists face when trying to cover these …

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelMedia and Technology

    Opening Remarks – Covering Palestine: A Shireen Abu Akleh Memorial Symposium

    May 9, 2024

    The opening session of the Shireen Abu Akleh Memorial Symposium included remarks by Khalil Jahshan, Executive Director of Arab Center Washington DC, and Yousef…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Netanyahu’s Reckless Pursuit of His Own Political Survival

    Apr 23, 2024

    Yousef Munayyer discusses Netanyahu's willingness to drag the Middle East region to war in order to save his political future.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Stalemate in Gaza: US Frustration Grows over Unending Conflict

    Apr 15, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses US frustration with how Israel conducts its war on Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Behind the US Abstention on the Gaza Ceasefire Resolution

    Mar 25, 2024

    Yousef Munayyer discusses the recent UN Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza and the US decision to abstain.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    The Repercussions of Invading Rafah

    Mar 25, 2024

    Hanna Alshaikh discusses the repercussions of invading Rafah and the futility of Israel's genocidal war on Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Attempting to “Flood” Gaza with Aid

    Mar 19, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses Washington's new effort to "flood" Gaza with humanitarian aid as famine threatens the lives of more than 2.3 million Palestinians i…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The War between Biden and Netanyahu

    Mar 15, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses President Biden's sharp criticism of Prime Minister Netanyahu and what it means for US policy in Gaza.

  • Event Video
    LebanonConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Lebanon’s Domestic and Regional Developments: A Conversation with MP Ibrahim Mneimneh.

    Mar 1, 2024

    On February 29, 2024, Arab Center Washington DC hosted Lebanese Member of Parliament Ibrahim Mneimneh to discuss Lebanon's domestic and regional policy in ligh…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Defunding UNRWA in Congress

    Mar 1, 2024

    Ethan Mayer-Rich discusses how Congress is authorizing aid to Ukraine and Israel while cutting it for Palestinians in Gaza and the Middle East.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelGlobal Health and Health Policy

    The Healthcare System as a Target in Gaza

    Feb 28, 2024

    Yara M. Asi talks about how the Israeli army is targeting Gaza's healthcare sector in an attempt to force Palestinians out of their towns.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Enabling Israel’s Assault on Civilians in Gaza

    Feb 23, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses the US veto at the UN security council against a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The Biden-Netanyahu Rift over Rafah

    Feb 14, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses President Biden's response to the impending Israeli attack on Rafah and the continuation of the Gaza war. Jahshan is Executive Dire…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Blinken’s Fifth Middle East Trip since October 7

    Feb 7, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses Blinken's fifth Middle East trip since the start of the Gaza war, focusing on its objectives and challenges. Jahshan is the Executi…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Israel’s Campaign Against UNRWA

    Feb 2, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses Israel's campaign against UNRWA and its implications for Palestinians in Gaza and the region. Jahshan is Executive Director at Arab…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The Gaza War, Normalization, and Palestinian Statehood

    Jan 30, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses the latest US proposal for the "day after" in #Gaza and normalization with #Israel. Jahshan is the Executive Director of Arab Cente…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    The ICJ’s Preliminary Ruling on Israel’s Genocide

    Jan 27, 2024

    Imad K. Harb discusses the preliminary decision issued by the #ICJ regarding the #genocide case against #Israel. Harb is the Director of Research and Analysis …

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    South Africa’s Case against Israel

    Jan 25, 2024

    On the eve of the ICJ decision, Jonathan Kuttab analyzes South Africa's complaint and Israel's response to accusations of genocide in Gaza.

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/IsraelInternational Law

    ICC Cases Against Israel and Hamas: A Preliminary Assessment

    May 24, 2024Susan Akram John Quigley

    The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Karim A.A. Khan, announced on May 20 that his office had applied for arrest warrants against both Isr…

  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    The ICJ Moves to Protect International Law from Israeli Transgressions

    May 24, 2024Khalil E. Jahshan

    The International Court of Justice (ICJ) today issued its long-awaited decision regarding the situation in the Gaza Strip and the case advanced by South Africa…

  • Policy Analysis
    UAERegional Relations and Geopolitics

    UAE Restricts US Military Strikes from Its Territory

    Fearing an attack by Iran or its allied militias in the region, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has restricted US military aircraft from targeting these proxy g…

  • From our Affiliates
    Saudi ArabiaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Determinants of Saudi Arabia’s Response to the Gaza War

    May 22, 2024Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    Following Hamas’s “Operation Al-Aqsa Flood” on October 7, Saudi Arabia publicly criticized Israel’s actions in Gaza and blamed it for escalating tensions, desp…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya: Despite Talks on a Unified Government, Impasse Remains

    Talks last month in Cairo between representatives of Libya’s two rival governments raised hopes over progress in resolving the country’s 10-year political impa…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Unprecedented Internal Displacement in Gaza

    Feb 14, 2024Kelsey Norman

    Conflicts always produce more internally displaced individuals than refugees. While there are approximately 32 million refugees worldwide, the number of intern…

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    One Year On: The Calamities of the Sudan Conflict

    May 14, 2024Imad K. Harb

    Thirteen months have passed since the eruption of the military dispute between Sudan’s powerful generals Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, leader of the Sudanese Armed F…

  • From our Affiliates
    SudanConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    A Year of War: Conflict Transformations and Peace Prospects in Sudan

    Apr 30, 2024Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    A year since clashes broke out between Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF)militias, the Sudanese government has submitted a request …

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  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    ICC Cases Against Israel and Hamas: A Preliminary Assessment

    May 24, 2024Susan Akram John Quigley

    The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Karim A.A. Khan, announced on May 20 that his office had applied for arrest warrants against both Isr…

  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    The ICJ Moves to Protect International Law from Israeli Transgressions

    May 24, 2024Khalil E. Jahshan

    The International Court of Justice (ICJ) today issued its long-awaited decision regarding the situation in the Gaza Strip and the case advanced by South Africa…

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  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya: Despite Talks on a Unified Government, Impasse Remains

    Talks last month in Cairo between representatives of Libya’s two rival governments raised hopes over progress in resolving the country’s 10-year political impa…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Unprecedented Internal Displacement in Gaza

    Feb 14, 2024Kelsey Norman

    Conflicts always produce more internally displaced individuals than refugees. While there are approximately 32 million refugees worldwide, the number of intern…

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  • Policy Analysis
    UAERegional Relations and Geopolitics

    UAE Restricts US Military Strikes from Its Territory

    Fearing an attack by Iran or its allied militias in the region, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has restricted US military aircraft from targeting these proxy g…

  • From our Affiliates
    Saudi ArabiaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Determinants of Saudi Arabia’s Response to the Gaza War

    May 22, 2024Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    Following Hamas’s “Operation Al-Aqsa Flood” on October 7, Saudi Arabia publicly criticized Israel’s actions in Gaza and blamed it for escalating tensions, desp…

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  • Policy Analysis
    SudanConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    One Year On: The Calamities of the Sudan Conflict

    May 14, 2024Imad K. Harb

    Thirteen months have passed since the eruption of the military dispute between Sudan’s powerful generals Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, leader of the Sudanese Armed F…

  • From our Affiliates
    SudanConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    A Year of War: Conflict Transformations and Peace Prospects in Sudan

    Apr 30, 2024Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    A year since clashes broke out between Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF)militias, the Sudanese government has submitted a request …

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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.