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Webinars & Events

  • 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.

  • Panel Discussions
    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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Latest Publications

  • 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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  • Expert Interview
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq Today and Future Prospects

    Mar 19, 2020

    Imad K. Harb interviews Abbas Kadhim discussing Iraq today and future prospects.

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Israel’s Parliamentary Elections: Domestic and Regional Implications

    Mar 5, 2020

    Arab Center Washington DC held a conversation with Dr. Hanna Swaid, former Member of the Israeli Knesset (2006-2015), regarding the domestic and regional impli…

  • Event Video
    SyriaInternational Law

    Accountability in Syria: Achieving Transitional Justice in a Postconflict Society

    Feb 5, 2020Radwan Ziadeh

    On February 5, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC held a panel discussion on the challenges of achieving transitional justice in Syria. Panelists included Mai El-…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Trump, Netanyahu, and Middle East Peace Processing

    Arab Center Washington DC held a briefing to discuss the announcement of the Trump Administration's Middle East Peace plan also known as the "Deal of the Centu…

  • "In 2 Minutes" Series
    LebanonProtests and Activism

    In 2 Minutes: The Hassan Diab Government and the Lebanon Protests

    Jan 28, 2020Imad K. Harb

    Imad K. Harb comments on the new Lebanese government headed by Hassan Diab and the future of Lebanon protests.

  • "In 2 Minutes" Series
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    In 2 Minutes: Trump’s Deal of the Century Announcement

    Jan 24, 2020Khalil E. Jahshan

    President Trump will announce his Middle East peace plan, also known as the "Deal of the Century" on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. Bibi Netanyahu will be in atten…

  • Event Video
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    Deconstructing the Soleimani Killing: Implications for the Region and Beyond

    On January 16, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) convened a panel at the National Press Club titled “Deconstructing the Soleimani Killing: Implications for…

  • Video
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    In 2 Minutes: The US Response to the Iranian Missile Attack

    Jan 13, 2020

    Arab Center Executive Director Khalil E. Jahshan comments on the White House response to the Iranian missile attack on US bases in Iraq.

  • Event Video
    LebanonProtests and Activism

    Lebanon’s Protests and Prospects for Change

    Dec 11, 2019Imad K. Harb

    On December 10, 2019, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) organized a panel at the National Press Club titled “Lebanon’s Protests and Prospects for Change.”

  • Event Video

    US Policy Reversal on Israeli Settlements

    Arab Center Washington DC convened a briefing to address the rationale behind the Trump Administration's proclamation on Israeli settlements.

  • Event Video

    Evangelical Christians and US Middle East Policy

    Nov 14, 2019Jonathan Kuttab

    On November 14, 2019, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a panel discussion at its headquarters titled “Evangelical Christians and US Middle East Policy.”

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    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Future of Yemen: Implications of the UAE Withdrawal

    Oct 8, 2019

    Imad K. Harb discusses the current state of the Yemen civil war and the implications of the UAE's decision to withdraw from the country.

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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  • 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 …

  • 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.