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Webinars & Events

  • Keynote Conversations
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    The 2022 Israeli Elections: The Continued Rightward Shift and the Rise of Religious Zionism

    Nov 8, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

    The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) organizaed a public lecture by Azmi Bishara on the results of the recent Israeli Elections and the impl…

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Israeli Elections 2022: Between Fragile Coalitions and Extreme Nationalism

    Oct 27, 2022

    Experts discuss the prospects for the Israeli election of 2022, as well as its domestic and international implications, Benjamin Netanyahu possible return to p…

  • 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…

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Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon Faces a Prolonged Presidential Vacuum

    Nov 29, 2022Imad K. Harb

    Lebanon has experienced a long presidential vacuum three times in its history: from September 1988 to November 1989, from November 2007 to May 2008, and from M…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    Egypt and the IMF: Greater Foreign Debt and Deeper Economic Decline

    Nov 17, 2022Khalil Al-Anani

    Egypt reached a new agreement with the IMF to borrow $3 billion over a 46-month period. The Egyptian economy has been struggling over the past couple of years …

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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Event Video
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon in Crisis: Hard Realities and Recommendations for a Way Forward

    May 12, 2022

    Arab Center Washington DC organized this webinar to analyze the different aspects of political, economic, and social life in Lebanon today and answer some fund…

  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    The Bennett Coalition Crisis in Israel: Political Context, Local and Regional Implications

    Apr 12, 2022

    Mairav Zonszein, Mohanad Mustafa, and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss the crisis facing the Naftali Bennett government after the defection of Yamina Knesset member I…

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

    The Practical Dimension of The Struggle for Equality by Palestinian Citizens in Israel

    Mar 23, 2022

    Arab Center Washington DC hosted Sami Abu Shahadeh, Palestinian Knesset Member (BALAD/Joint List), for a luncheon during his visit to the Washington DC in Marc…

  • Expert Interview
    SyriaReligion and Politics

    Islamists in the Syrian Revolution

    Feb 16, 2022

    Imad K. Harb and Hamzah Almustafa discuss the role of Islamists in the Syrian revolution. Almustafa is Director of Syria TV in Istanbul. Harb is the Director o…

  • Event Video
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya’s Upcoming Elections and Prospects for Democratic Transition

    Dec 16, 2021

    On December 16, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC held a webinar to discuss the upcoming elections in Libya. Panelists included Tim Eaton, Anas El Gomati, Zahra’…

  • Event Video
    Democracy and Governance

    Democracy First in the Arab World

    Dec 9, 2021

    Prominent Arab figures have called on democratic governments to stop supporting authoritarian regimes in the Arab World, and instead support the peoples’ right…

  • Expert Interview
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Political Turmoil in Sudan: A Conversation with Dr. Abdelwahab El-Affendi

    Nov 4, 2021

    ACW Executive Director Khalil E. Jahshan and Dr. Abdelwahab El-Affendi discuss the current political crisis in Sudan which started when the military deposed th…

  • 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…

  • Event Video
    LebanonEnergy and Economics

    Will Miqati’s New Government Be Able to Deliver for Lebanon?

    Sep 29, 2021

    On September 28, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) presented a webinar titled “Will Miqati’s Government Be Able to Deliver for Lebanon?” Speakers were Patr…

  • Event Video
    Democracy and Governance

    Impact of Global Competition on Democracy and Human Rights in the Middle East

    Sep 14, 2021

    In the first session of Arab Center Washington DC's Sixth Annual Conference, panelists focus on the role of global power competition in empowering authoritaria…

  • Event Video
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Tunisia’s Constitutional Crisis and Yearning for Democracy in Northwest Africa

    Aug 6, 2021Tamara Kharroub

    On August 5, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar titled “Tunisia’s Constitutional Crisis and Yearning for Democracy in Northwest Africa.” ACW …

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    The Political Implications of the 2021 Elections for Palestinian National Aspirations

    May 5, 2021

    On May 5, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC and the Institute for Palestine Studies cosponsored and held the second of two webinars on the Palestinian elections.…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    The Challenges of Holding Palestinian Elections under Occupation

    Apr 27, 2021

    On April 27, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC and the Institute for Palestine Studies cosponsored a virtual panel discussion titled “The Challenges of Holding P…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Israeli Elections 4.0: Israel’s Political Crisis and Impact on the Palestinians

    Mar 24, 2021

    On March 24, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) and the Institute for Palestine Studies cosponsored a webinar titled “Israeli Elections 4.0: Israel’s Politi…

  • Event Video
    Democracy and Governance

    Ten Years after the Arab Spring

    Mar 11, 2021

    On March 11, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) convened a webinar titled “Ten Years after the Arab Spring: Assessing the State of Human Rights and Democrat…

  • Event Video
    LebanonIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    The Bitter Harvest of Lebanon’s Sectarian Politics

    Feb 2, 2021

    For years, Lebanese political and economic institutions have failed to address the many challenges facing the country. Today, Lebanon’s presidency is ineffecti…

  • 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…

  • Video
    LebanonIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Lebanon after the Beirut Explosion: Overcoming Multiple Crises

    Aug 19, 2020

    On August 19, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar on the theme, “Lebanon after the Beirut Explosion: Overcoming Multiple Crises.” Moderated by…

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
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon Faces a Prolonged Presidential Vacuum

    Nov 29, 2022Imad K. Harb

    Lebanon has experienced a long presidential vacuum three times in its history: from September 1988 to November 1989, from November 2007 to May 2008, and from M…

  • From our Affiliates
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Israeli Knesset Elections: The Rise of the Religious Right

    Nov 8, 2022Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    For the fifth time in four years, Israeli voters headed to the polls on 1 November 2022, for the twenty-fifth Knesset election since the founding of Israel. Ba…

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Challenges and Prospects Facing the New Government in Iraq

    Nov 8, 2022Rend Al-Rahim

    Twelve months of high drama in Iraqi politics finally ended on October 27, with the investiture of a new government headed by Mohammed Shia’ al-Sudani. Two wee…

  • Policy Analysis
    KuwaitDemocracy and Governance

    Parliamentary Elections Are Unlikely to Alter Kuwait’s Political Landscape

    Voters in Kuwait went to the polls on September 29 to elect a new National Assembly in what was the country’s ninth general election in 16 years and the sixth …

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    Egypt and the IMF: Greater Foreign Debt and Deeper Economic Decline

    Nov 17, 2022Khalil Al-Anani

    Egypt reached a new agreement with the IMF to borrow $3 billion over a 46-month period. The Egyptian economy has been struggling over the past couple of years …

  • Policy Analysis
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Kais Saied Sets the Stage for Tunisia’s December 17 Elections

    Nov 11, 2022Daniel Brumberg

    Autocrats love elections, so long as they know they will win them, of course. But because they have zero tolerance for uncertainty at the polls, autocratic reg…

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Sudan: A Flicker of Hope Amid Mounting Problems

    Since the October 2021 military coup that derailed Sudan’s political transition to a much hoped-for democracy, Sudan has been plagued by civil strife, deterior…

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    The Muddled Diplomacy of Sudan’s Tripartite Mechanism

    Jun 17, 2022Kholood Khair

    The international community was largely unprepared to deal with the fallout of Sudan’s October 2021 coup, organized by the country’s military with the support …

Affiliated Centers

Homepage – Levant Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon Faces a Prolonged Presidential Vacuum

    Nov 29, 2022Imad K. Harb

    Lebanon has experienced a long presidential vacuum three times in its history: from September 1988 to November 1989, from November 2007 to May 2008, and from M…

  • From our Affiliates
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Israeli Knesset Elections: The Rise of the Religious Right

    Nov 8, 2022Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    For the fifth time in four years, Israeli voters headed to the polls on 1 November 2022, for the twenty-fifth Knesset election since the founding of Israel. Ba…

Homepage – North Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    Egypt and the IMF: Greater Foreign Debt and Deeper Economic Decline

    Nov 17, 2022Khalil Al-Anani

    Egypt reached a new agreement with the IMF to borrow $3 billion over a 46-month period. The Egyptian economy has been struggling over the past couple of years …

  • Policy Analysis
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Kais Saied Sets the Stage for Tunisia’s December 17 Elections

    Nov 11, 2022Daniel Brumberg

    Autocrats love elections, so long as they know they will win them, of course. But because they have zero tolerance for uncertainty at the polls, autocratic reg…

Homepage – The Arabian Peninsula and The Gulf Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Challenges and Prospects Facing the New Government in Iraq

    Nov 8, 2022Rend Al-Rahim

    Twelve months of high drama in Iraqi politics finally ended on October 27, with the investiture of a new government headed by Mohammed Shia’ al-Sudani. Two wee…

  • Policy Analysis
    KuwaitDemocracy and Governance

    Parliamentary Elections Are Unlikely to Alter Kuwait’s Political Landscape

    Voters in Kuwait went to the polls on September 29 to elect a new National Assembly in what was the country’s ninth general election in 16 years and the sixth …

Homepage – The Horn of Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Sudan: A Flicker of Hope Amid Mounting Problems

    Since the October 2021 military coup that derailed Sudan’s political transition to a much hoped-for democracy, Sudan has been plagued by civil strife, deterior…

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    The Muddled Diplomacy of Sudan’s Tripartite Mechanism

    Jun 17, 2022Kholood Khair

    The international community was largely unprepared to deal with the fallout of Sudan’s October 2021 coup, organized by the country’s military with the support …

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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.