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Webinars & Events

  • Webinar
    Conflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Russia’s War in Ukraine and Its Impact on the Middle East

    Mar 31, 2022

    The webinar discusses the current and long-term impacts of the Ukraine war on the Arab world including significant effects on vital food supplies, oil and whea…

  • Webinar
    SyriaMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    The Deteriorating Humanitarian Crisis in Syria: Is There an End in Sight?

    Feb 24, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    The webinar examines the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Syria and the urgent need for political attention to the conflict there. Speakers discuss the …

  • Conferences
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Conflict in Yemen: Current Situation and Future Prospects

    Feb 14-15, 2022 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

    An academic conference organized by the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies in partnership with Arab Center Washington DC and DeepRoot Consulting.

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Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Palestinian Perceptions of International Threats

    Jun 23, 2022Dana El Kurd

    Despite its small size, Palestine has always played an outsized role in international politics. Palestine and the Palestinians have been a recurring theme in U…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    Jerusalem’s Status Quo Agreement: History and Challenges to Its Viability

    Jun 7, 2022Mounir Marjieh

    In all initiatives and negotiations for a final and peaceful settlement between Israel and Palestine, Jerusalem has proved to be the toughest final-status issu…

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  • Expert Interview
    Conflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Implications of the War in Ukraine For the Middle East

    Feb 28, 2022

    Daniel Brumberg and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss the implications of the War in Ukraine for the Middle East. Brumberg is a Non-resident Senior Fellow at Arab Cent…

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

    Israel’s Continuing Policy of Palestinian Dispossession: From Sheikh Jarrah to Al-Naqab

    Jan 27, 2022

    Experts discuss the volatile situation in the Naqab in the context of Israel’s larger and ongoing policy of displacement and dispossession against Palestinians…

  • 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
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Political and Legal Implications of Israel’s Crackdown on Palestinian NGOs

    Nov 18, 2021

    On November 18, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a webinar titled “The Political and Legal Implications of Israel’s Crackdown on Palestinian NGOs.”…

  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    Conflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Is This the End of Hope in the Middle East?

    Sep 17, 2020

    On September 17, Arab Center Washington DC Executive Director Khalil E. Jahshan hosted Steven Cook in a webinar to discuss the latter’s recent article, “The En…

  • Event Video
    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
    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.…

  • Video
    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.

  • 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 …

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • Event Video
    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…

  • 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…

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/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Palestinian Perceptions of International Threats

    Jun 23, 2022Dana El Kurd

    Despite its small size, Palestine has always played an outsized role in international politics. Palestine and the Palestinians have been a recurring theme in U…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    Jerusalem’s Status Quo Agreement: History and Challenges to Its Viability

    Jun 7, 2022Mounir Marjieh

    In all initiatives and negotiations for a final and peaceful settlement between Israel and Palestine, Jerusalem has proved to be the toughest final-status issu…

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Momentum Builds for Peace in Yemen as Biden Balances Saudi Ties

    Jun 13, 2022Peyton Dashiell

    Peace talks between the Houthis and the internationally-recognized Presidential Leadership Council continue to be held in Oman under the auspices of the UN. In…

  • Policy Analysis
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Yemen’s Presidential Leadership Council Offers Hope Amid Uncertainty

    The surprise resignation of Yemeni President Abdrabbu Mansour Hadi in early April and his immediate replacement by an eight-member Presidential Leadership Coun…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya: A Return to Uncertainty

    Mar 16, 2022Imad K. Harb

    It appears that all bets are off in Libya. Elections that were scheduled for last December were postponed as competing institutions and individuals interpret p…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya: Political Paralysis and Continued Uncertainty

    Gregory Aftandilian writes that the postponement of Libya’s presidential and parliamentary elections has helped plunge the country into another crisis that thr…

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  • From our Affiliates
    The Horn of AfricaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Negotiations between Somaliland and the Federal Government: Prospects of Success or Failure

    Jul 7, 2020Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS)

    A new round of discussions was held in Djibouti June 14-18 between the unilaterally declared “Republic of Somaliland” and the federal Republic of Somalia. The …

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptClimate and Environment

    Water Conflict Between Egypt and Ethiopia: A Defining Moment for Both Countries

    Jun 16, 2020Khalil Al-Anani

    Khalil al-Anani discusses the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project between Egypt and Ethiopia and argues that it constitutes a turning poin…

Affiliated Centers

Homepage – Levant Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Palestinian Perceptions of International Threats

    Jun 23, 2022Dana El Kurd

    Despite its small size, Palestine has always played an outsized role in international politics. Palestine and the Palestinians have been a recurring theme in U…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    Jerusalem’s Status Quo Agreement: History and Challenges to Its Viability

    Jun 7, 2022Mounir Marjieh

    In all initiatives and negotiations for a final and peaceful settlement between Israel and Palestine, Jerusalem has proved to be the toughest final-status issu…

Homepage – North Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya: A Return to Uncertainty

    Mar 16, 2022Imad K. Harb

    It appears that all bets are off in Libya. Elections that were scheduled for last December were postponed as competing institutions and individuals interpret p…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya: Political Paralysis and Continued Uncertainty

    Gregory Aftandilian writes that the postponement of Libya’s presidential and parliamentary elections has helped plunge the country into another crisis that thr…

Homepage – The Arabian Peninsula and The Gulf Feed

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Momentum Builds for Peace in Yemen as Biden Balances Saudi Ties

    Jun 13, 2022Peyton Dashiell

    Peace talks between the Houthis and the internationally-recognized Presidential Leadership Council continue to be held in Oman under the auspices of the UN. In…

  • Policy Analysis
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Yemen’s Presidential Leadership Council Offers Hope Amid Uncertainty

    The surprise resignation of Yemeni President Abdrabbu Mansour Hadi in early April and his immediate replacement by an eight-member Presidential Leadership Coun…

Homepage – The Horn of Africa Feed

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  • From our Affiliates
    The Horn of AfricaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Negotiations between Somaliland and the Federal Government: Prospects of Success or Failure

    Jul 7, 2020Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS)

    A new round of discussions was held in Djibouti June 14-18 between the unilaterally declared “Republic of Somaliland” and the federal Republic of Somalia. The …

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptClimate and Environment

    Water Conflict Between Egypt and Ethiopia: A Defining Moment for Both Countries

    Jun 16, 2020Khalil Al-Anani

    Khalil al-Anani discusses the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project between Egypt and Ethiopia and argues that it constitutes a turning poin…

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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.