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Webinars & Events

  • Keynote Conversations
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Where Does the Palestinian National Movement Go from Here?

    Apr 18, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

    Experts discuss the future of the Palestinian national movement amid the Gaza war and the legitimacy crisis of the Palestinian Authority.

  • Book Talks
    Climate and Environment

    Dismantling Green Colonialism

    Apr 17, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET

    Join us to learn about how colonialism has contributed to the deterioration of natural resources in North Africa and the Middle East.

  • Webinar
    LevantUS Domestic Politics and Elections

    The Impact of the Gaza War on US Presidential Election

    Mar 26, 2024 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM ET

    Experts discuss the impact of the Gaza war on the outcome of the 2024 US presidential election.

Content Feed - 5 Items

Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelMedia and Technology

    The Dozen Ds That Drive Israel’s Propaganda 

    Apr 17, 2024Rami G. Khouri

    The past six months of Israeli-Palestinian warfare have witnessed levels of military ferocity, human suffering, societal destruction, and mass political activi…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Canada’s Symbolic Move on Arms to Israel

    Apr 17, 2024Muhannad Ayyash

    On March 18, the Canadian House of Commons passed, by a vote of 204-117, a non-binding motion calling on the federal government to “cease the further authoriza…

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  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Stalemate in Gaza: US Frustration Grows over Unending Conflict

    Apr 15, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses US frustration with how Israel conducts its war on Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Behind the US Abstention on the Gaza Ceasefire Resolution

    Mar 25, 2024

    Yousef Munayyer discusses the recent UN Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza and the US decision to abstain.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    The Repercussions of Invading Rafah

    Mar 25, 2024

    Hanna Alshaikh discusses the repercussions of invading Rafah and the futility of Israel's genocidal war on Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Attempting to “Flood” Gaza with Aid

    Mar 19, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses Washington's new effort to "flood" Gaza with humanitarian aid as famine threatens the lives of more than 2.3 million Palestinians i…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The War between Biden and Netanyahu

    Mar 15, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses President Biden's sharp criticism of Prime Minister Netanyahu and what it means for US policy in Gaza.

  • Event Video
    LebanonConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Lebanon’s Domestic and Regional Developments: A Conversation with MP Ibrahim Mneimneh.

    Mar 1, 2024

    On February 29, 2024, Arab Center Washington DC hosted Lebanese Member of Parliament Ibrahim Mneimneh to discuss Lebanon's domestic and regional policy in ligh…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Defunding UNRWA in Congress

    Mar 1, 2024

    Ethan Mayer-Rich discusses how Congress is authorizing aid to Ukraine and Israel while cutting it for Palestinians in Gaza and the Middle East.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelGlobal Health and Health Policy

    The Healthcare System as a Target in Gaza

    Feb 28, 2024

    Yara M. Asi talks about how the Israeli army is targeting Gaza's healthcare sector in an attempt to force Palestinians out of their towns.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Enabling Israel’s Assault on Civilians in Gaza

    Feb 23, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses the US veto at the UN security council against a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The Biden-Netanyahu Rift over Rafah

    Feb 14, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses President Biden's response to the impending Israeli attack on Rafah and the continuation of the Gaza war. Jahshan is Executive Dire…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Blinken’s Fifth Middle East Trip since October 7

    Feb 7, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses Blinken's fifth Middle East trip since the start of the Gaza war, focusing on its objectives and challenges. Jahshan is the Executi…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Israel’s Campaign Against UNRWA

    Feb 2, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses Israel's campaign against UNRWA and its implications for Palestinians in Gaza and the region. Jahshan is Executive Director at Arab…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The Gaza War, Normalization, and Palestinian Statehood

    Jan 30, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses the latest US proposal for the "day after" in #Gaza and normalization with #Israel. Jahshan is the Executive Director of Arab Cente…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    The ICJ’s Preliminary Ruling on Israel’s Genocide

    Jan 27, 2024

    Imad K. Harb discusses the preliminary decision issued by the #ICJ regarding the #genocide case against #Israel. Harb is the Director of Research and Analysis …

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    South Africa’s Case against Israel

    Jan 25, 2024

    On the eve of the ICJ decision, Jonathan Kuttab analyzes South Africa's complaint and Israel's response to accusations of genocide in Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Repercussions of the ICJ case for Israel and Others

    Jan 19, 2024

    Jonathan Kuttab discusses the repercussions of South Africa's case at the International Court of Justice, accusing Israel of genocide in Gaza. Kuttab is a lead…

  • Event Video

    Gaza and the Crime of Genocide: Legal and Political Dimensions of Accountability

    Jan 18, 2024

    Experts discuss the crime of genocide and Israel's war on Gaza and shed light on legal definitions and avenues for accountability, as well as the political pro…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    US Policy after 90 Days of War in Gaza

    Jan 12, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses the contradictions in US policy regarding the Gaza war following Secretary Blinken's latest visit to several Middle East countries.

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    Repression of Palestine Activism amid the War on Gaza

    Dec 12, 2023

    Experts discuss recent trends in repressing Palestine activism, strategies for defending the rights of dissenters, and expected future measures to silence Pale…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Congressional Support for the War on Gaza

    Dec 9, 2023

    Lara Friedman discusses Congressional support for #Israel during the #Gaza war and efforts of US lawmakers to equate Anti-war protests with antisemitism. Fried…

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.

Horizontal Tabs - Regions

  • Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Azmi Bishara: Iranian Strike on Israel Was a Watershed Moment

    Apr 17, 2024

    In a new interview on Al-Araby TV on April 14, 2024, Dr. Azmi Bishara, Director General of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, discussed the Irani…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelMedia and Technology

    The Dozen Ds That Drive Israel’s Propaganda 

    Apr 17, 2024Rami G. Khouri

    The past six months of Israeli-Palestinian warfare have witnessed levels of military ferocity, human suffering, societal destruction, and mass political activi…

  • Viewpoint
    IranConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    A Failed Iranian Performance and Its Repercussions

    Apr 15, 2024Imad K. Harb

    Rare are the occasions when a purportedly capable country’s determined military response to attack turns out to be a mere theatrical performance. Such was the …

  • Policy Analysis
    YemenEnergy and Economics

    Houthi Red Sea Attacks Have Global Economic Repercussions

    Apr 5, 2024Jim Krane

    The Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping present a new phenomenon in geo-economic conflict: a non-state actor using asymmetric warfare not just to fight conventi…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya: Despite Talks on a Unified Government, Impasse Remains

    Talks last month in Cairo between representatives of Libya’s two rival governments raised hopes over progress in resolving the country’s 10-year political impa…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Unprecedented Internal Displacement in Gaza

    Feb 14, 2024Kelsey Norman

    Conflicts always produce more internally displaced individuals than refugees. While there are approximately 32 million refugees worldwide, the number of intern…

  • Podcast
    SudanConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    A Year into Sudan’s War

    Apr 18, 2024

    Reem Abbas and Yousef Munayyer discuss the civil war in Sudan, which started a year ago in April 2023 and has regional actors supporting different sides of the…

  • Viewpoint
    SomaliaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    The Dangerous Chipping Away of Somalia’s Sovereignty

    Feb 16, 2024Imad K. Harb

    On New Year’s Day, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the president of Somalia’s breakaway federated state of Somaliland Muse Bihi Abdi signed a Memorand…

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Homepage – Levant Feed

  • Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Azmi Bishara: Iranian Strike on Israel Was a Watershed Moment

    Apr 17, 2024

    In a new interview on Al-Araby TV on April 14, 2024, Dr. Azmi Bishara, Director General of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, discussed the Irani…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelMedia and Technology

    The Dozen Ds That Drive Israel’s Propaganda 

    Apr 17, 2024Rami G. Khouri

    The past six months of Israeli-Palestinian warfare have witnessed levels of military ferocity, human suffering, societal destruction, and mass political activi…

Homepage – North Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya: Despite Talks on a Unified Government, Impasse Remains

    Talks last month in Cairo between representatives of Libya’s two rival governments raised hopes over progress in resolving the country’s 10-year political impa…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Unprecedented Internal Displacement in Gaza

    Feb 14, 2024Kelsey Norman

    Conflicts always produce more internally displaced individuals than refugees. While there are approximately 32 million refugees worldwide, the number of intern…

Homepage – The Arabian Peninsula and The Gulf Feed

  • Viewpoint
    IranConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    A Failed Iranian Performance and Its Repercussions

    Apr 15, 2024Imad K. Harb

    Rare are the occasions when a purportedly capable country’s determined military response to attack turns out to be a mere theatrical performance. Such was the …

  • Policy Analysis
    YemenEnergy and Economics

    Houthi Red Sea Attacks Have Global Economic Repercussions

    Apr 5, 2024Jim Krane

    The Houthi attacks on Red Sea shipping present a new phenomenon in geo-economic conflict: a non-state actor using asymmetric warfare not just to fight conventi…

Homepage – The Horn of Africa Feed

  • Podcast
    SudanConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    A Year into Sudan’s War

    Apr 18, 2024

    Reem Abbas and Yousef Munayyer discuss the civil war in Sudan, which started a year ago in April 2023 and has regional actors supporting different sides of the…

  • Viewpoint
    SomaliaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    The Dangerous Chipping Away of Somalia’s Sovereignty

    Feb 16, 2024Imad K. Harb

    On New Year’s Day, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the president of Somalia’s breakaway federated state of Somaliland Muse Bihi Abdi signed a Memorand…

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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.