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Webinars & Events

  • Conferences
    Security and Defense

    Security and Securitization in the Middle East and North Africa

    Oct 12-13, 2022

    Arab Center Washington DC dedicated its seventh annual conference to the issue of securitization in the Middle East and North Africa, the growth of which has l…

  • Panel Discussions
    LibyaEnergy and Economics

    The Future of Libya: Prospects for Economic Development and an End to the Conflict

    Aug 30, 2022

    Libya has been stuck in a multifaceted political, security, and economic crisis post-2011. Both the civil war and the increasing fragmentation of governance in…

  • Featured Speakers
    SyriaIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Governance and Territorial Fragmentation in Syria: Assessing the Humanitarian and Political Challenges

    Aug 2, 2022

    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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Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    From Hornet’s Nest to Lion’s Den: Shaking Palestinian Politics from the Ground Up

    Nov 14, 2022Yousef Munayyer

    Two decades ago, in 2002, the Israeli military was in the midst of violently repressing a Palestinian uprising, the Second Intifada, in a campaign that took pl…

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

    The Violent Nature of Israeli Occupation

    Oct 21, 2022Khalil E. Jahshan

    Foreign military occupation is, by definition, a form of international armed conflict resulting from the belligerent acquisition of territory outside of the re…

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  • Expert Interview
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The UN and International Intervention in Libya: A Conversation with Ian Martin

    Sep 12, 2022

    Ian Martin and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss current conditions in Libya, as well as international intervention and the UN mission to the country. Martin is a huma…

  • Event Video
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Future of Libya: Prospects for Economic Development and an End to the Conflict

    Aug 30, 2022

    Experts discuss the current state of Libya’s violent conflict and political deadlock, as well as prospects for political resolution and unification, and potent…

  • Event Video
    SyriaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Governance and Territorial Fragmentation in Syria: Assessing the Humanitarian and Political Challenges

    Aug 2, 2022

    On August 2, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a webinar titled “Governance and Territorial Fragmentation in Syria: Assessing the Humanitarian and Politic…

  • 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.…

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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  • Op-Eds
    Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Rise of Israel’s Anti-Arab Party Jeopardizes Regional Normalization

    Nov 23, 2022Dana El Kurd

    The recent Israeli elections, which brought the far-right Religious Zionist Party further into the mainstream, have sparked concern among policymakers across t…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    From Hornet’s Nest to Lion’s Den: Shaking Palestinian Politics from the Ground Up

    Nov 14, 2022Yousef Munayyer

    Two decades ago, in 2002, the Israeli military was in the midst of violently repressing a Palestinian uprising, the Second Intifada, in a campaign that took pl…

  • Policy Analysis
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Flaws and Failures of International Humanitarian Aid to Yemen

    Oct 20, 2022Afrah Nasser

    In a July 2022 report on the UN’s humanitarian response to the crisis in Yemen, the UN Inter-Agency Humanitarian Evaluation Steering Group concluded that “the …

  • 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
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Limited Options for a Resolution

    Sep 16, 2022Khalil Al-Anani

    On August 12, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced that his country has now completed the third filling of the reservoir behind its controversial Gran…

  • Expert Interview
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The UN and International Intervention in Libya: A Conversation with Ian Martin

    Sep 12, 2022

    Ian Martin and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss current conditions in Libya, as well as international intervention and the UN mission to the country. Martin is a huma…

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  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Limited Options for a Resolution

    Sep 16, 2022Khalil Al-Anani

    On August 12, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced that his country has now completed the third filling of the reservoir behind its controversial Gran…

  • 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 …

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  • Op-Eds
    Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Rise of Israel’s Anti-Arab Party Jeopardizes Regional Normalization

    Nov 23, 2022Dana El Kurd

    The recent Israeli elections, which brought the far-right Religious Zionist Party further into the mainstream, have sparked concern among policymakers across t…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    From Hornet’s Nest to Lion’s Den: Shaking Palestinian Politics from the Ground Up

    Nov 14, 2022Yousef Munayyer

    Two decades ago, in 2002, the Israeli military was in the midst of violently repressing a Palestinian uprising, the Second Intifada, in a campaign that took pl…

Homepage – North Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Limited Options for a Resolution

    Sep 16, 2022Khalil Al-Anani

    On August 12, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced that his country has now completed the third filling of the reservoir behind its controversial Gran…

  • Expert Interview
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The UN and International Intervention in Libya: A Conversation with Ian Martin

    Sep 12, 2022

    Ian Martin and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss current conditions in Libya, as well as international intervention and the UN mission to the country. Martin is a huma…

Homepage – The Arabian Peninsula and The Gulf Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Flaws and Failures of International Humanitarian Aid to Yemen

    Oct 20, 2022Afrah Nasser

    In a July 2022 report on the UN’s humanitarian response to the crisis in Yemen, the UN Inter-Agency Humanitarian Evaluation Steering Group concluded that “the …

  • 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
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Limited Options for a Resolution

    Sep 16, 2022Khalil Al-Anani

    On August 12, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced that his country has now completed the third filling of the reservoir behind its controversial Gran…

  • 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 …

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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.