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  • Featured Speakers
    SyriaIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

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

    Aug 2, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    The webinar features Abdurrahman Mustafa, Prime Minister of the Syrian Interim Government, discussing his government’s achievements and challenges. Other panel…

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    IranRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Cancelled: Iran and the Regional Order

    Jul 21, 2022

    This event has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Please stay tuned for future events on Iran and the region.

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    US 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…

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    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Libya’s Woes Persist in a Fractured Political Landscape

    Gregory Aftandilian examines the latest developments in Libya following the derailment of parliamentary and presidential elections and the ongoing division and…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Comparing the Palestinian and Irish-Catholic Struggles

    Aug 18, 2022Daoud Kuttab

    Daoud Kuttab compares Irish and Palestinian experiences with occupation and settlement, building on a remark made by President Biden during his July 2022 trip …

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    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    The Political Implications of the 2021 Elections for Palestinian National Aspirations

    May 5, 2021

    On May 5, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC and the Institute for Palestine Studies cosponsored and held the second of two webinars on the Palestinian elections.…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    The Challenges of Holding Palestinian Elections under Occupation

    Apr 27, 2021

    On April 27, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC and the Institute for Palestine Studies cosponsored a virtual panel discussion titled “The Challenges of Holding P…

  • Event Video
    SyriaMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    The Way Forward in Syria: The Political Process, Transitional Justice, and US Policy

    Apr 20, 2021

    On April 20, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar titled “The Way Forward in Syria: The Political Process, Transitional Justice, and US Policy.…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Israeli Elections 4.0: Israel’s Political Crisis and Impact on the Palestinians

    Mar 24, 2021

    On March 24, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) and the Institute for Palestine Studies cosponsored a webinar titled “Israeli Elections 4.0: Israel’s Politi…

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    Democracy and Governance

    Ten Years after the Arab Spring

    Mar 11, 2021

    On March 11, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) convened a webinar titled “Ten Years after the Arab Spring: Assessing the State of Human Rights and Democrat…

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    Palestine/IsraelGlobal Health and Health Policy

    In 2 Minutes: Contradictions in Israel’s Coronavirus Policies

    Mar 4, 2021Jonathan Kuttab

    Human Rights Lawyer Jonathan Kuttab explains why it is Israel's responsibility to provide the COVID-19 vaccines to millions of Palestinians under its occupatio…

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    YemenUS Foreign Policy

    Yemen Policy under Biden: Opportunities and Challenges

    Feb 22, 2021Khalil E. Jahshan

    Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a virtual briefing titled “Yemen Policy under Biden: Opportunities and Challenges.” Panelists were Abdulwahab Alkebsi, Man…

  • Event Video
    LebanonIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    The Bitter Harvest of Lebanon’s Sectarian Politics

    Feb 2, 2021

    For years, Lebanese political and economic institutions have failed to address the many challenges facing the country. Today, Lebanon’s presidency is ineffecti…

  • Event Video
    US Foreign Policy

    Biden and The Middle East: A Challenging Road Ahead

    Jan 19, 2021

    In this webinar, Arab Center Washington DC launches its fifth book titled "Biden and the Middle East: A Challenging Road Ahead." Middle East experts discussed …

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    MoroccoUS Foreign Policy

    Morocco-Israel Normalization: Implications for International Law, Regional Peace, and US Policy

    On December 17, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a webinar titled “Morocco-Israel Normalization: Implications for International Law, Regional Peace…

  • Event Video
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfThe GCC

    Seeking an End to the GCC Crisis: Is a Solution Imminent?

    Dec 10, 2020

    This webinar discusses the recent developments and diplomatic efforts to end the GCC crisis that began in 2017, when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Ba…

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    IranUS Foreign Policy

    US Policy toward Iran: Escalation vs Diplomacy

    Dec 2, 2020

    Arab Center Washington DC convened this webinar to discuss recent developments and escalation of tensions with Iran and to analyze the future of US policy ther…

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    US Domestic Politics and Elections

    The Impact of the 2020 US Election Results on Middle East Policy

    Nov 12, 2020

    On November 12, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC hosted a webinar titled “The Impact of the 2020 US Election Results on Middle East Policy: A Post-election Asse…

  • Event Video
    Public Opinion

    Does Arab Public Opinion Matter in 2020?

    Nov 8, 2020

    Arab Center Washington DC released the results of the 2019-2020 Arab Opinion Index, the largest public opinion survey conducted in the Arab world, and based on…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/Israel

    UAE-Bahrain Normalization with Israel: Regional Implications and Gulf Reactions

    Oct 21, 2020

    Abdullah Baabood, Cinzia Bianco, and Jane Kinninmont discuss the normalizations deals signed by the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain with Israel, including the…

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    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Palestinian Public Opinion on Arab Alliances with Israel

    Oct 7, 2020

    On October 7, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) invited Dr. Khalil Shikaki to address the topic of “Palestinian Public Opinion on Arab Alliances with Israe…

  • Event Video
    Conflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Is This the End of Hope in the Middle East?

    Sep 17, 2020

    On September 17, Arab Center Washington DC Executive Director Khalil E. Jahshan hosted Steven Cook in a webinar to discuss the latter’s recent article, “The En…

  • Video
    LebanonIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Lebanon after the Beirut Explosion: Overcoming Multiple Crises

    Aug 19, 2020

    On August 19, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar on the theme, “Lebanon after the Beirut Explosion: Overcoming Multiple Crises.” Moderated by…

  • Video
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Political Wrangling in Tunisia: The Democratization Process a Decade after the Arab Spring

    Aug 13, 2020

    On August 13, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a webinar titled “Political Wrangling in Tunisia: The Democratization Process a Decade after the Ara…

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    Palestine/Israel

    Annexation Update: Internal Israeli Dynamics

    Jul 29, 2020

    On July 29, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC’s Executive Director Khalil E. Jahshan hosted a virtual briefing with Dr. Honaida Ghanim, General Director of the P…

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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    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Palestinian misuse, and Zionist abuse, of the Holocaust

    Aug 18, 2022Marwan Bishara

    Both sides are guilty of invoking the Holocaust to justify their positions. Mahmoud Abbas is only the latest to do so. This article was published by Al Jazeera…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Comparing the Palestinian and Irish-Catholic Struggles

    Aug 18, 2022Daoud Kuttab

    Daoud Kuttab compares Irish and Palestinian experiences with occupation and settlement, building on a remark made by President Biden during his July 2022 trip …

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq’s Political Crisis: A Country Adrift in Chaos

    Aug 10, 2022Rend Al-Rahim

    Rend Al-Rahim discusses the latest events in Iraqi politics, including the Sadrist Movement’s political maneuvering and its incitement of street protests that …

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelSecurity and Defense

    A Developing Authoritarian-Israeli Nexus in the Middle East

    Aug 3, 2022Imad K. Harb

    Authoritarianism in the Arab world has assumed many shapes and shades in the decades since the end of formal European colonialism in the mid-twentieth century.…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Libya’s Woes Persist in a Fractured Political Landscape

    Gregory Aftandilian examines the latest developments in Libya following the derailment of parliamentary and presidential elections and the ongoing division and…

  • Policy Analysis
    MauritaniaJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Slavery in Mauritania: The Long Road to Real Emancipation

    Aug 16, 2022Amal Ghazal

    Amal Ghazal discusses the history of slavery in Mauritania, which was officially abolished in 1981, but which regardless remains a political, economic, and soc…

  • Policy Analysis
    The Horn of AfricaGlobal Health and Health Policy

    Child Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation in the MENA Region

    Jul 1, 2022Yara M. Asi

    On June 20, 2022, Egyptian college student Naira Ashraf was beaten and murdered by a man who had harassed and stalked her for years, despite her repeated rejec…

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    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    The Muddled Diplomacy of Sudan’s Tripartite Mechanism

    Jun 17, 2022Kholood Khair

    The international community was largely unprepared to deal with the fallout of Sudan’s October 2021 coup, organized by the country’s military with the support …

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    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Palestinian misuse, and Zionist abuse, of the Holocaust

    Aug 18, 2022Marwan Bishara

    Both sides are guilty of invoking the Holocaust to justify their positions. Mahmoud Abbas is only the latest to do so. This article was published by Al Jazeera…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Comparing the Palestinian and Irish-Catholic Struggles

    Aug 18, 2022Daoud Kuttab

    Daoud Kuttab compares Irish and Palestinian experiences with occupation and settlement, building on a remark made by President Biden during his July 2022 trip …

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  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Libya’s Woes Persist in a Fractured Political Landscape

    Gregory Aftandilian examines the latest developments in Libya following the derailment of parliamentary and presidential elections and the ongoing division and…

  • Policy Analysis
    MauritaniaJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Slavery in Mauritania: The Long Road to Real Emancipation

    Aug 16, 2022Amal Ghazal

    Amal Ghazal discusses the history of slavery in Mauritania, which was officially abolished in 1981, but which regardless remains a political, economic, and soc…

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  • Policy Analysis
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq’s Political Crisis: A Country Adrift in Chaos

    Aug 10, 2022Rend Al-Rahim

    Rend Al-Rahim discusses the latest events in Iraqi politics, including the Sadrist Movement’s political maneuvering and its incitement of street protests that …

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelSecurity and Defense

    A Developing Authoritarian-Israeli Nexus in the Middle East

    Aug 3, 2022Imad K. Harb

    Authoritarianism in the Arab world has assumed many shapes and shades in the decades since the end of formal European colonialism in the mid-twentieth century.…

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  • Policy Analysis
    The Horn of AfricaGlobal Health and Health Policy

    Child Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation in the MENA Region

    Jul 1, 2022Yara M. Asi

    On June 20, 2022, Egyptian college student Naira Ashraf was beaten and murdered by a man who had harassed and stalked her for years, despite her repeated rejec…

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    The Muddled Diplomacy of Sudan’s Tripartite Mechanism

    Jun 17, 2022Kholood Khair

    The international community was largely unprepared to deal with the fallout of Sudan’s October 2021 coup, organized by the country’s military with the support …

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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.