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Webinars & Events

  • Webinar
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Unpacking Iraq’s Parliamentary Elections: Significance, Outcomes, and Implications

    Oct 13, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Arab Center Washington DC organized a webinar to discuss the results of the Iraqi parliamentary elections of 2021 and their local, regional, and international …

  • Webinar
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    Prospects for US-Iran Relations under Raisi

    Sep 2, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

    The Iranian Studies Unit of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and Arab Center Washington DC co-hosted a lecture by Dr. Vali Nasr on the prospects…

  • Webinar
    BahrainIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    From Neighbors to Foreigners: Iranians in Bahrain in the Early 20th Century

    Jul 15, 2021

    On 15 July 2021, the Iranian Studies Unit (ISU) of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, in partnership with the Arab Center Washington DC (ACW), ho…

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Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq’s Elections Are Over. Now What?

    Oct 21, 2021Rend Al-Rahim

    Iraq’s fifth parliamentary election since the 2003 US invasion is procedurally over. The polling stations have closed, but the fight over the results has just …

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    The Erbil Conference: Iraq Rejects Normalizing with Israel

    On September 24th, some 300 Iraqi tribal and political leaders, mostly from Iraq’s six Sunni-majority governorates, met at a conference in Erbil, capital of th…

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  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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…

  • Event Video
    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…

  • 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…

  • Event Video
    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…

  • Video
    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 …

  • "In 2 Minutes" Series
    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

  • 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
    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.

  • Video
  • Video
    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.

  • Video
    BahrainConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Kushner Plan and the Bahrain Economic Workshop: An Official Palestinian Perspective

    Jun 18, 2019

    June 18, 2019

  • Event Video
    Saudi ArabiaJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Future of US-Saudi Relations: A Diplomatic Perspective

    Feb 21, 2019Khalil E. Jahshan

    Arab Center Washington DC held an event on February 21, 2019 in Washington DC, featuring the Hon. Robert W. Jordan, US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia from 2001-200…

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

    Israel Is Almost Done Absorbing Area C of the Occupied West Bank

    Oct 28, 2021Jonathan Kuttab

    Attacks by Israeli settlers on Palestinians and their property in Area C of the occupied West Bank have increased in scope and geographic reach. Developments i…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Beirut Port Explosion: The Investigation That Will Shape Lebanon’s Future

    Oct 27, 2021Halim Shebaya

    For a country that is notorious for both a legacy of violence and a culture of impunity surrounding that violence, it is no surprise that the ongoing investiga…

  • Op-Eds
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfUS Foreign Policy

    Powell’s legacy reflects the kinder face of US empire

    Oct 25, 2021Khalil E. Jahshan

    Despite his role in manufacturing a war on Iraq, Colin Powell leaves a complicated legacy worth pondering over at this critical period in US history. 

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq’s Elections Are Over. Now What?

    Oct 21, 2021Rend Al-Rahim

    Iraq’s fifth parliamentary election since the 2003 US invasion is procedurally over. The polling stations have closed, but the fight over the results has just …

  • Op-Eds
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfUS Foreign Policy

    Powell’s legacy reflects the kinder face of US empire

    Oct 25, 2021Khalil E. Jahshan

    Despite his role in manufacturing a war on Iraq, Colin Powell leaves a complicated legacy worth pondering over at this critical period in US history. 

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq’s Elections Are Over. Now What?

    Oct 21, 2021Rend Al-Rahim

    Iraq’s fifth parliamentary election since the 2003 US invasion is procedurally over. The polling stations have closed, but the fight over the results has just …

  • Policy Analysis
    The Horn of Africa

    The Complicated Nature of Red Sea Geopolitics

    Oct 27, 2021Charles W. Dunne

    The Red Sea is a vital economic artery and is likely to become more so in the coming decades. In geopolitical terms, it should increasingly be seen as worthy o…

  • Viewpoint
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Military Takeover in Sudan: The Writing Is on the Wall

    Oct 25, 2021Imad K. Harb

    We have seen this before: military officers in the Arab world not quite enamored with sharing power with civilians—let alone ceding it to them peacefully—show …

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

    Israel Is Almost Done Absorbing Area C of the Occupied West Bank

    Oct 28, 2021Jonathan Kuttab

    Attacks by Israeli settlers on Palestinians and their property in Area C of the occupied West Bank have increased in scope and geographic reach. Developments i…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Beirut Port Explosion: The Investigation That Will Shape Lebanon’s Future

    Oct 27, 2021Halim Shebaya

    For a country that is notorious for both a legacy of violence and a culture of impunity surrounding that violence, it is no surprise that the ongoing investiga…

Homepage – North Africa Feed

  • Op-Eds
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfUS Foreign Policy

    Powell’s legacy reflects the kinder face of US empire

    Oct 25, 2021Khalil E. Jahshan

    Despite his role in manufacturing a war on Iraq, Colin Powell leaves a complicated legacy worth pondering over at this critical period in US history. 

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq’s Elections Are Over. Now What?

    Oct 21, 2021Rend Al-Rahim

    Iraq’s fifth parliamentary election since the 2003 US invasion is procedurally over. The polling stations have closed, but the fight over the results has just …

Homepage – The Arabian Peninsula and The Gulf Feed

  • Op-Eds
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfUS Foreign Policy

    Powell’s legacy reflects the kinder face of US empire

    Oct 25, 2021Khalil E. Jahshan

    Despite his role in manufacturing a war on Iraq, Colin Powell leaves a complicated legacy worth pondering over at this critical period in US history. 

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq’s Elections Are Over. Now What?

    Oct 21, 2021Rend Al-Rahim

    Iraq’s fifth parliamentary election since the 2003 US invasion is procedurally over. The polling stations have closed, but the fight over the results has just …

Homepage – The Horn of Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    The Horn of Africa

    The Complicated Nature of Red Sea Geopolitics

    Oct 27, 2021Charles W. Dunne

    The Red Sea is a vital economic artery and is likely to become more so in the coming decades. In geopolitical terms, it should increasingly be seen as worthy o…

  • Viewpoint
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Military Takeover in Sudan: The Writing Is on the Wall

    Oct 25, 2021Imad K. Harb

    We have seen this before: military officers in the Arab world not quite enamored with sharing power with civilians—let alone ceding it to them peacefully—show …

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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.