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Webinars & Events

  • Panel Discussions
    The Arab WorldPublic Opinion

    The Findings of the 2022 Arab Opinion Index

    Jan 19, 2023 12:00 - 1:30 PM ET

    Experts discuss the finding of the 2022 Arab Opinion Index, including public sentiment on normalization and US foreign policy regarding Palestine. The 2022 Ara…

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    Media and Technology

    The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism in the Arab World: Surveillance, Censorship, and Disinformation Warfare

    Dec 13, 2022

    Experts discuss the rise of digital authoritarianism in the Arab world and the alarming information crisis the region is currently facing.

  • Webinar
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq at a Crossroads: Challenges and Prospects Facing the New Government

    Dec 1, 2022

    Experts discuss the future of the new Iraqi government, challenges facing the country, and the impact of Prime Minister al-Sudani's government on regional and …

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Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Egypt’s Strategic Partnership with China: Opportunities and Implications

    Jan 27, 2023Khalil Al-Anani

    On December 8, 2022, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met with his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping, on the sidelines of the inaugural China-Ar…

  • Policy Analysis
    AlgeriaUS Foreign Policy

    US-Algeria Relations Remain Troubled, but Neither Side Wants a Break

    Relations between Washington and Algiers have remained at a low point ever since the Trump administration, in its last month in office, recognized Moroccan sov…

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  • 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…

  • Event Video
    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…

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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  • Podcast
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    How Will American Jews React to Israel’s Far Right Government?

    Jan 25, 2023

    Peter Beinart and Yousef Munayyer discuss the impact of Israel’s new government on the Jewish American community in the United States. Beinart is Professor of …

  • Book Review
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Fugitive Dreams: Chronicles of Occupation and Resistance

    Jan 25, 2023

    Khalil E. Jahshan interviews Ramsey Hanhan to discuss his recent book, Fugitive Dreams: Chronicles of Occupation and Resistance, a slightly fictionalized liter…

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arab WorldThe War in Ukraine

    Arab and Israeli Positions on Ukraine War Continue to Frustrate the US

    Jan 18, 2023Charles W. Dunne

    The positions taken by many governments in the Middle East have proven a notable exception to the global groundswell of support for Kyiv.

  • Policy Analysis
    IranProtests and Activism

    Iran’s Protracted Protests Represent a Broad Rejection of the Status Quo

    Jan 17, 2023Kourosh Ziabari

    Over the past four months, the international community has been heaping praise on the Iranian people for their audacious uprising, which has been challenging t…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Egypt’s Strategic Partnership with China: Opportunities and Implications

    Jan 27, 2023Khalil Al-Anani

    On December 8, 2022, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met with his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping, on the sidelines of the inaugural China-Ar…

  • Policy Analysis
    AlgeriaUS Foreign Policy

    US-Algeria Relations Remain Troubled, but Neither Side Wants a Break

    Relations between Washington and Algiers have remained at a low point ever since the Trump administration, in its last month in office, recognized Moroccan sov…

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Sudan’s Political Process and Hopes for a Civilian Government

    Jan 23, 2023Kholood Khair

    After months of negotiations, in December 2022, a limited selection of Sudan’s military and civilian political actors signed a Framework Agreement (FA) in orde…

  • Policy Analysis
    SomaliaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Somalia Continues to Face Crises on Several Fronts in 2023

    Jan 10, 2023Imad K. Harb

    Following the conclusion in spring 2022 of its parliamentary and presidential constitutional requirements, Somalia began the process of attempting to re-establ…

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  • Podcast
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    How Will American Jews React to Israel’s Far Right Government?

    Jan 25, 2023

    Peter Beinart and Yousef Munayyer discuss the impact of Israel’s new government on the Jewish American community in the United States. Beinart is Professor of …

  • Book Review
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Fugitive Dreams: Chronicles of Occupation and Resistance

    Jan 25, 2023

    Khalil E. Jahshan interviews Ramsey Hanhan to discuss his recent book, Fugitive Dreams: Chronicles of Occupation and Resistance, a slightly fictionalized liter…

Homepage – North Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Egypt’s Strategic Partnership with China: Opportunities and Implications

    Jan 27, 2023Khalil Al-Anani

    On December 8, 2022, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi met with his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping, on the sidelines of the inaugural China-Ar…

  • Policy Analysis
    AlgeriaUS Foreign Policy

    US-Algeria Relations Remain Troubled, but Neither Side Wants a Break

    Relations between Washington and Algiers have remained at a low point ever since the Trump administration, in its last month in office, recognized Moroccan sov…

Homepage – The Arabian Peninsula and The Gulf Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arab WorldThe War in Ukraine

    Arab and Israeli Positions on Ukraine War Continue to Frustrate the US

    Jan 18, 2023Charles W. Dunne

    The positions taken by many governments in the Middle East have proven a notable exception to the global groundswell of support for Kyiv.

  • Policy Analysis
    IranProtests and Activism

    Iran’s Protracted Protests Represent a Broad Rejection of the Status Quo

    Jan 17, 2023Kourosh Ziabari

    Over the past four months, the international community has been heaping praise on the Iranian people for their audacious uprising, which has been challenging t…

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  • Policy Analysis
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Sudan’s Political Process and Hopes for a Civilian Government

    Jan 23, 2023Kholood Khair

    After months of negotiations, in December 2022, a limited selection of Sudan’s military and civilian political actors signed a Framework Agreement (FA) in orde…

  • Policy Analysis
    SomaliaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Somalia Continues to Face Crises on Several Fronts in 2023

    Jan 10, 2023Imad K. Harb

    Following the conclusion in spring 2022 of its parliamentary and presidential constitutional requirements, Somalia began the process of attempting to re-establ…

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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.