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Webinars & Events

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Live: Biden’s Latest Peace Plan for Gaza: Impediments and Prospects

    Jun 13, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Experts discuss President Biden's recent proposal for a ceasefire and an end to the war on Gaza.

  • Webinar
    Media and Technology

    The Threats of AI and Disinformation in Times of Global Crises

    May 29, 2024 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM ET

    Experts discuss the roles and threats of emerging technologies during major global crises.

  • 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…

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Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Israel’s Lost Deterrence and the Coming Conflict with Hezbollah

    Jun 12, 2024Patricia Karam

    As the two countries inch closer to all-out war, the coming months may be the most dangerous time in Lebanon’s history.

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    Pro-Palestine Campus Encampments and Israel’s Targeting of American Students

    Jun 7, 2024Heba Gowayed

    On at least 80 college and university campuses across the United States, students formed encampments demanding that their universities disclose their investmen…

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  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Key Questions Regarding Biden’s Ceasefire Proposal

    Jun 5, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan poses important questions regarding President Biden's recent proposal to end the war on Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfClimate and Environment

    Climate Change in the MENA Region: Rising Risks of Drought and Flooding

    Jun 3, 2024

    Karim Elgendy discusses the extreme climate events that Gulf countries have been experiencing recently.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The Sullivan Mission: Attempting to Revive Normalization in the Middle East

    May 24, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses Jake Sullivan's attempt to revive normalization in the Middle East and convince #Israel to wind down the war on #Gaza.

  • 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…

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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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  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Netanyahu’s Government after Gantz’s Resignation: Shaky Ground or Sticking Around?

    Jun 13, 2024Yousef Munayyer

    Benny Gantz resigned from Israel’s war cabinet because of differences with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the conduct of the war on Gaza.

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Israel’s Lost Deterrence and the Coming Conflict with Hezbollah

    Jun 12, 2024Patricia Karam

    As the two countries inch closer to all-out war, the coming months may be the most dangerous time in Lebanon’s history.

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfClimate and Environment

    Bracing for the Sandstorm: The Gulf Energy Transition Imperative

    Jun 6, 2024Karim Elgendy

    Before the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

  • Policy Analysis
    KuwaitDemocracy and Governance

    The Supremacy of Executive Power in Kuwait

    Two decades of political turbulence in Kuwait came to a head on the evening of May 10 when Emir Mishal al-Ahmad Al-Sabah announced he was suspending the Nation…

  • 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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  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Netanyahu’s Government after Gantz’s Resignation: Shaky Ground or Sticking Around?

    Jun 13, 2024Yousef Munayyer

    Benny Gantz resigned from Israel’s war cabinet because of differences with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the conduct of the war on Gaza.

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Israel’s Lost Deterrence and the Coming Conflict with Hezbollah

    Jun 12, 2024Patricia Karam

    As the two countries inch closer to all-out war, the coming months may be the most dangerous time in Lebanon’s history.

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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
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfClimate and Environment

    Bracing for the Sandstorm: The Gulf Energy Transition Imperative

    Jun 6, 2024Karim Elgendy

    Before the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

  • Policy Analysis
    KuwaitDemocracy and Governance

    The Supremacy of Executive Power in Kuwait

    Two decades of political turbulence in Kuwait came to a head on the evening of May 10 when Emir Mishal al-Ahmad Al-Sabah announced he was suspending the Nation…

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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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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.