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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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  • 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
    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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    SyriaJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    US Policy toward Syria after the Caesar Act

    Jul 22, 2020

    On July 22, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted an event titled “US Policy toward Syria after the Caesar Act.” The featured speaker was Joel D. Raybur…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Israeli Annexation and Beyond: Assessing Palestinian Options

    Jul 15, 2020

    On July 15, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC’s Executive Director Khalil E. Jahshan held a virtual one-on-one discussion with Saeb Erekat, Secretary General of …

  • Event Video
    Climate and Environment

    Climate Change, Conflict, and Water Politics in the Arab World

    Jul 8, 2020

    On July 8, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a webinar titled “Climate Change, Conflict, and Water Politics in the Arab World.” The speakers were Michael …

  • Event Video
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Way Forward in Libya: Assessing Regional and International Initiatives

    Jun 25, 2020

    On June 25, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a virtual briefing titled “The Way Forward in Libya: Assessing Regional and International Initiatives.…

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    Energy and Economics

    Political and Economic Competition in the Eastern Mediterranean

    Jun 19, 2020

    On June 19, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted James M. Dorsey for a virtual discussion titled “Political and Economic Competition in the Eastern Med…

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    Democracy and Governance

    How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs

    Jun 11, 2020

    Imad K. Harb interviewed Elizabeth F. Thompson, the Mohamed S. Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace, School of International Service, and Professor of History at Ameri…

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    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Threat of Israeli Annexation: Regional and International Implications

    Jun 3, 2020

    On June 3, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a virtual event in cooperation with the Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS) titled “The Threat of Israe…

  • Video
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Expected Fallout of Israel’s Annexation Plans

    May 27, 2020

    Yousef Munayyer, Zaha Hassan, and Daniel Levy discuss Israel's plans to annex Palestinians land in the West Bank and the expected fallout.

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    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Saudi Involvement in Yemen: Past Thinking and Current Regrets

    May 26, 2020

    Dr. Imad K. Harb, Director or Research and Analysis at Arab Center Washington DC, spoke with Dr. Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Fellow for the Middle East at Rice …

  • Event Video
    Global Health and Health Policy

    The Prospects for Developing an Effective Vaccine for COVID-19: When and How?

    May 21, 2020Khalil E. Jahshan

    This webinar focuses on the prospects of developing a vaccine for the coronavirus and the expected time frame for it to become available for distribution to th…

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    Global Health and Health Policy

    International Law, WHO, and COVID-19: The Politics of Global Pandemic Response

    May 14, 2020Jonathan Kuttab

    On May 13, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a virtual briefing titled “International Law, WHO, and COVID-19: The Politics of Global Pandemic Response.” H…

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    Energy and Economics

    Arab Economies Post COVID-19: Prospects, Recovery Efforts, and Recommended Measures

    May 13, 2020Khalil E. Jahshan

    On May 6, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC Executive Director Khalil E. Jahshan conducted an interview with Dr. Jihad Azour, Director of the International Monet…

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

    COVID-19 under Apartheid

    Apr 30, 2020Yousef Munayyer

    On April 30, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a webinar on “COVID-19 under Apartheid.” The speakers were Diana Buttu, a Palestinian-Canadian lawyer…

  • Event Video
    Energy and Economics

    The Oil Market and the Economic Impact of COVID-19 in the Arab World

    Apr 22, 2020Khalil E. Jahshan

    On April 22, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar titled “The Oil Market and the Economic Impact of COVID-19 in the Arab World.” Speakers were …

  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelReligion and Politics

    Church Activism and Middle East Peace in the Shadow of COVID-19

    Apr 21, 2020Jonathan Kuttab

    A conversation with Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon, Executive Director of Churches for Middle East Peace, regarding church activism during the coronavirus pandemic.…

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    Conflicts and Conflict Resolution

    COVID-19 and Conflicts in the Arab World

    Apr 16, 2020Tamara Kharroub

    On April 16, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) sponsored an expert panel to discuss the topic, “COVID-19 and Conflicts in the Arab World: A Closer Look at …

  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Facing COVID-19 in Palestine

    Apr 3, 2020Yousef Munayyer

    ACW's Yousef Munayyer interviewed Gaza epidemiologist Dr. Yehia Abed regarding the effects of the coronavirus epidemic on the Palestinian healthcare system, sp…

  • Expert Interview
    Democracy and Governance

    COVID-19: A Cudgel for Middle East Authoritarians

    Apr 2, 2020Charles W. Dunne

    Charles W. Dunne, Khalil E. Jahshan, and Imad K. Harb discuss how the coronavirus pandemic has affected authoritarian regimes in the Middle East.

  • "In 2 Minutes" Series
    Palestine/IsraelGlobal Health and Health Policy

    In 2 Minutes: Corona-politics in Israel

    Mar 25, 2020Khalil E. Jahshan

    In 2 Minutes video series: Khalil E. Jahshan discusses Corona-politics in Israel

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    Saudi ArabiaDemocracy and Governance

    In 2 Minutes: Mohammed bin Salman’s Royal Crackdown

    Mar 19, 2020Imad K. Harb

    In 2 Minutes video series: Imad K. Harb discusses Mohammed bin Salman's Royal Crackdown

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…

  • 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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  • From our Affiliates
    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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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.