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Webinars & Events

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The Regional Escalation of the Gaza War and the US Response

    Feb 22, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Experts discuss the regional dimensions of the Gaza war, possible escalation into a regionwide conflict, and US involvement.

  • Webinar
    The Arab WorldRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    China’s Growing Role in the Middle East: Regional Geopolitics and US Policy

    Aug 10, 2023

    Experts discuss China’s evolving foreign policy and its increased engagements in the MENA region, as well as their implications for regional geopolitics, the g…

  • Conferences
    The Arab WorldUS Foreign Policy

    A US Pivot Away from the Middle East: Fact or Fiction?

    May 18, 2023

    Experts discuss the US pivot to Asia, it's rationale, military and economic dimensions, geopolitical implications, and effects on Middle East countries.

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Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfClimate and Environment

    Bracing for the Sandstorm: The Gulf Energy Transition Imperative

    Jun 6, 2024Karim Elgendy

    Before the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

  • Policy Analysis
    KuwaitDemocracy and Governance

    The Supremacy of Executive Power in Kuwait

    Two decades of political turbulence in Kuwait came to a head on the evening of May 10 when Emir Mishal al-Ahmad Al-Sabah announced he was suspending the Nation…

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  • Fresh Take
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfClimate and Environment

    Climate Change in the MENA Region: Rising Risks of Drought and Flooding

    Jun 3, 2024

    Karim Elgendy discusses the extreme climate events that Gulf countries have been experiencing recently.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Will the Pause Lead to a Ceasefire in Gaza?

    Nov 28, 2023

    Yousef Munayyer discusses the possibility of turning the temporary pause in Gaza into a permanent ceasefire and whether Netanyahu will agree to end Israel's br…

  • Fresh Take
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Yemen’s Stalemate: War, Peace Talks, and Continued Suffering

    May 31, 2023Afrah Nasser

    Afrah Nasser discusses the current stalemate in the Yemen conflict and the humanitarian disaster affecting the majority of Yemenis. Afrah Nasser is a Non-resid…

  • Event Video
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    The Global Significance of the China-Brokered Saudi-Iran Deal

    Mar 30, 2023

    Experts discuss the significance and scope of this agreement, the motivations of the three countries involved, the sustainability and feasibility of implementi…

  • Fresh Take
    QatarThe GCC

    The Current Status of the GCC Crisis

    Jan 13, 2023

    Imad K. Harb discusses the current status of multilateral relations among Gulf Arab states, the issues they have yet to resolve, and their agreements and diffe…

  • Expert Interview
    IraqIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Iraq’s Political Stalemate Leads to Bloodshed

    Aug 31, 2022

    In the last few weeks, Iraq has witnessed significant and dangerous developments that are likely to impact the country's future political and economic progress…

  • Expert Interview
    IranSecurity and Defense

    Will the Qatar Talks Produce a Nuclear Deal with Iran?

    Jun 28, 2022

    Barbara Slavin and Imad K. Harb discuss the upcoming talks on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal which are set to resume this week in Doha. Slavin is the dire…

  • Expert Interview
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    The Prospects of the Nuclear Deal with Iran

    May 16, 2022

    Mehran Kamrava and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss the Vienna nuclear talks and the prospects for a return to the JCPOA. Kamrava is Professor of Government at George…

  • Event Video
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Conflict in Yemen: PANEL 4 – The Future of Yemen: Recovery, Reconstruction, and Development

    Feb 15, 2022

    A two-day conference on Yemen organized by the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS) in partnership with the Arab Center Washington DC (ACW), and …

  • Event Video
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Conflict in Yemen: PANEL 3 – Reactivating the Peace Process: Lessons Learned and Pathways Forward

    Feb 15, 2022

    A two-day conference on Yemen organized by the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS) in partnership with the Arab Center Washington DC (ACW), and …

  • Event Video
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Conflict in Yemen: Day 2 – Opening Session

    Feb 15, 2022

    A two-day conference on Yemen organized by the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS) in partnership with the Arab Center Washington DC (ACW), and …

  • Event Video
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Conflict in Yemen: PANEL 2 – Evolving Gulf Interventions and Policies Toward the Conflict in Yemen

    Feb 14, 2022

    A two-day conference on Yemen organized by the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS) in partnership with the Arab Center Washington DC (ACW), and …

  • Event Video
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Conflict in Yemen: PANEL 1 – Mapping the Conflict: Causes, Actors, and Dynamics

    Feb 14, 2022

    A two-day conference on Yemen organized by the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS) in partnership with the Arab Center Washington DC (ACW), and …

  • Event Video
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Conflict in Yemen: Day 1 – Opening Session

    Feb 14, 2022

    In the opening session of our conference on Yemen, US Special Envoy for Yemen, Timothy Lenderking, and Yemeni Government representative, Mohammad Al-Amrani, di…

  • Expert Interview
    UAEConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Houthi Attacks on the UAE: Implications for Yemen and the Region

    Jan 24, 2022

    Kristian Coates Ulrichsen and Imad K. Harb discuss the recent Houthi attacks against the UAE and their implications for the Yemen war, the Arabian Peninsula, a…

  • 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
    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…

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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  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Netanyahu’s Government after Gantz’s Resignation: Shaky Ground or Sticking Around?

    Jun 13, 2024Yousef Munayyer

    Benny Gantz resigned from Israel’s war cabinet because of differences with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the conduct of the war on Gaza.

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Israel’s Lost Deterrence and the Coming Conflict with Hezbollah

    Jun 12, 2024Patricia Karam

    As the two countries inch closer to all-out war, the coming months may be the most dangerous time in Lebanon’s history.

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfClimate and Environment

    Bracing for the Sandstorm: The Gulf Energy Transition Imperative

    Jun 6, 2024Karim Elgendy

    Before the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

  • Policy Analysis
    KuwaitDemocracy and Governance

    The Supremacy of Executive Power in Kuwait

    Two decades of political turbulence in Kuwait came to a head on the evening of May 10 when Emir Mishal al-Ahmad Al-Sabah announced he was suspending the Nation…

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfClimate and Environment

    Bracing for the Sandstorm: The Gulf Energy Transition Imperative

    Jun 6, 2024Karim Elgendy

    Before the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

  • Policy Analysis
    KuwaitDemocracy and Governance

    The Supremacy of Executive Power in Kuwait

    Two decades of political turbulence in Kuwait came to a head on the evening of May 10 when Emir Mishal al-Ahmad Al-Sabah announced he was suspending the Nation…

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfClimate and Environment

    Bracing for the Sandstorm: The Gulf Energy Transition Imperative

    Jun 6, 2024Karim Elgendy

    Before the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

  • Policy Analysis
    KuwaitDemocracy and Governance

    The Supremacy of Executive Power in Kuwait

    Two decades of political turbulence in Kuwait came to a head on the evening of May 10 when Emir Mishal al-Ahmad Al-Sabah announced he was suspending the Nation…

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  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Netanyahu’s Government after Gantz’s Resignation: Shaky Ground or Sticking Around?

    Jun 13, 2024Yousef Munayyer

    Benny Gantz resigned from Israel’s war cabinet because of differences with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the conduct of the war on Gaza.

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Israel’s Lost Deterrence and the Coming Conflict with Hezbollah

    Jun 12, 2024Patricia Karam

    As the two countries inch closer to all-out war, the coming months may be the most dangerous time in Lebanon’s history.

Homepage – North Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfClimate and Environment

    Bracing for the Sandstorm: The Gulf Energy Transition Imperative

    Jun 6, 2024Karim Elgendy

    Before the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

  • Policy Analysis
    KuwaitDemocracy and Governance

    The Supremacy of Executive Power in Kuwait

    Two decades of political turbulence in Kuwait came to a head on the evening of May 10 when Emir Mishal al-Ahmad Al-Sabah announced he was suspending the Nation…

Homepage – The Arabian Peninsula and The Gulf Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfClimate and Environment

    Bracing for the Sandstorm: The Gulf Energy Transition Imperative

    Jun 6, 2024Karim Elgendy

    Before the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

  • Policy Analysis
    KuwaitDemocracy and Governance

    The Supremacy of Executive Power in Kuwait

    Two decades of political turbulence in Kuwait came to a head on the evening of May 10 when Emir Mishal al-Ahmad Al-Sabah announced he was suspending the Nation…

Homepage – The Horn of Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfClimate and Environment

    Bracing for the Sandstorm: The Gulf Energy Transition Imperative

    Jun 6, 2024Karim Elgendy

    Before the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

  • Policy Analysis
    KuwaitDemocracy and Governance

    The Supremacy of Executive Power in Kuwait

    Two decades of political turbulence in Kuwait came to a head on the evening of May 10 when Emir Mishal al-Ahmad Al-Sabah announced he was suspending the Nation…

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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.