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Webinars & Events

  • Keynote Conversations
    LebanonConflicts and Conflict Resolution

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

    Feb 29, 2024

    Arab Center Washington DC hosted Lebanese Member of Parliament Ibrahim Mneimneh to discuss Lebanon's domestic and regional policy in light of the Gaza war and …

  • Conferences
    Democracy and Governance

    Democracy in Crisis: Geopolitical Shifts and US Challenges in MENA

    Sep 26, 2023

    This one-day conference explores the current state of democracy and democratic regression in the MENA region and focuses on the evolution of US policy toward t…

  • Webinar
    JordanDemocracy and Governance

    Assessing the Reform Process in Jordan: Political Dissatisfaction, Economic Challenges, and the Focus on Stability

    Sep 7, 2023

    Experts discuss the reform process in Jordan and its prospects for creating real change for the people of the Kingdom.

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Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Limits of Justice in Lebanon—and What It Means for the Future of the Country

    Feb 28, 2024Patricia Karam

    Three years ago this month, the assassination of Lokman Slim—public intellectual, human rights defender, writer and publisher, and outspoken critic of Hezbolla…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Elections in Israel: Possible Scenarios and Outcomes

    Feb 16, 2024Mohanad Mustafa

    With the outbreak of the war on Gaza, there was a consensus in Israel that war was an exceptional emergency in which politics was neutralized, that unity was a…

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  • 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…

  • Video
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Political Wrangling in Tunisia: The Democratization Process a Decade after the Arab Spring

    Aug 13, 2020

    On August 13, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a webinar titled “Political Wrangling in Tunisia: The Democratization Process a Decade after the Ara…

  • Video
    Democracy and Governance

    How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs

    Jun 11, 2020

    Imad K. Harb interviewed Elizabeth F. Thompson, the Mohamed S. Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace, School of International Service, and Professor of History at Ameri…

  • Event Video
    Energy and Economics

    Arab Economies Post COVID-19: Prospects, Recovery Efforts, and Recommended Measures

    May 13, 2020Khalil E. Jahshan

    On May 6, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC Executive Director Khalil E. Jahshan conducted an interview with Dr. Jihad Azour, Director of the International Monet…

  • Event Video
    Energy and Economics

    The Oil Market and the Economic Impact of COVID-19 in the Arab World

    Apr 22, 2020Khalil E. Jahshan

    On April 22, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar titled “The Oil Market and the Economic Impact of COVID-19 in the Arab World.” Speakers were …

  • 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…

  • Expert Interview
    Democracy and Governance

    COVID-19: A Cudgel for Middle East Authoritarians

    Apr 2, 2020Charles W. Dunne

    Charles W. Dunne, Khalil E. Jahshan, and Imad K. Harb discuss how the coronavirus pandemic has affected authoritarian regimes in the Middle East.

  • "In 2 Minutes" Series
    Palestine/IsraelGlobal Health and Health Policy

    In 2 Minutes: Corona-politics in Israel

    Mar 25, 2020Khalil E. Jahshan

    In 2 Minutes video series: Khalil E. Jahshan discusses Corona-politics in Israel

  • "In 2 Minutes" Series
    Saudi ArabiaDemocracy and Governance

    In 2 Minutes: Mohammed bin Salman’s Royal Crackdown

    Mar 19, 2020Imad K. Harb

    In 2 Minutes video series: Imad K. Harb discusses Mohammed bin Salman's Royal Crackdown

  • Expert Interview
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq Today and Future Prospects

    Mar 19, 2020

    Imad K. Harb interviews Abbas Kadhim discussing Iraq today and future prospects.

  • 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…

  • "In 2 Minutes" Series
    LebanonProtests and Activism

    In 2 Minutes: The Hassan Diab Government and the Lebanon Protests

    Jan 28, 2020Imad K. Harb

    Imad K. Harb comments on the new Lebanese government headed by Hassan Diab and the future of Lebanon protests.

  • Event Video
    LebanonProtests and Activism

    Lebanon’s Protests and Prospects for Change

    Dec 11, 2019Imad K. Harb

    On December 10, 2019, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) organized a panel at the National Press Club titled “Lebanon’s Protests and Prospects for Change.”

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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  • 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…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Limits of Justice in Lebanon—and What It Means for the Future of the Country

    Feb 28, 2024Patricia Karam

    Three years ago this month, the assassination of Lokman Slim—public intellectual, human rights defender, writer and publisher, and outspoken critic of Hezbolla…

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    A Year of Mixed Results for Iraq’s Sudani

    Nov 8, 2023Rend Al-Rahim

    Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shi`a al-Sudani completed his first year in office on October 27 with a mixed record of successes and failures owing to objective…

  • Policy Analysis
    KuwaitDemocracy and Governance

    Challenges Facing Kuwait’s Parliamentary Democracy

    Sep 12, 2023Imad K. Harb

    Watching Kuwait’s seemingly dysfunctional political scene gives one the impression that the country is on a course toward endless instability and disorder. Las…

  • Policy Analysis
    AlgeriaDemocracy and Governance

    In Algeria, the More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

    Oct 3, 2023Patricia Karam

    More than four years have passed since the Hirak protest movement threatened to upend Algeria’s political and military leadership structure. Since then, the co…

  • Fresh Take
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Tunisia’s Path to Autocracy

    Aug 23, 2023

    Daniel Brumberg discusses Tunisia's path to autocratic rule and his observations during a recent trip to the country.

  • Viewpoint
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Sudan’s Transitional Process Is Dead and Buried

    Apr 17, 2023Imad K. Harb

    It would be very difficult to consider the ongoing intra-military conflict in Sudan as a struggle to advance the cause of democratic development in the country…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Impacting Elusive Transitions: Egypt’s Policy Toward Sudan and Libya

    Mar 1, 2023Khalil Al-Anani

    The recent political developments in Sudan and Libya have generated some optimism for a potential resolution to the protracted political crises that have plagu…

Affiliated Centers

Homepage – Levant Feed

  • 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…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Limits of Justice in Lebanon—and What It Means for the Future of the Country

    Feb 28, 2024Patricia Karam

    Three years ago this month, the assassination of Lokman Slim—public intellectual, human rights defender, writer and publisher, and outspoken critic of Hezbolla…

Homepage – North Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    AlgeriaDemocracy and Governance

    In Algeria, the More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

    Oct 3, 2023Patricia Karam

    More than four years have passed since the Hirak protest movement threatened to upend Algeria’s political and military leadership structure. Since then, the co…

  • Fresh Take
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Tunisia’s Path to Autocracy

    Aug 23, 2023

    Daniel Brumberg discusses Tunisia's path to autocratic rule and his observations during a recent trip to the country.

Homepage – The Arabian Peninsula and The Gulf Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    A Year of Mixed Results for Iraq’s Sudani

    Nov 8, 2023Rend Al-Rahim

    Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shi`a al-Sudani completed his first year in office on October 27 with a mixed record of successes and failures owing to objective…

  • Policy Analysis
    KuwaitDemocracy and Governance

    Challenges Facing Kuwait’s Parliamentary Democracy

    Sep 12, 2023Imad K. Harb

    Watching Kuwait’s seemingly dysfunctional political scene gives one the impression that the country is on a course toward endless instability and disorder. Las…

Homepage – The Horn of Africa Feed

  • Viewpoint
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Sudan’s Transitional Process Is Dead and Buried

    Apr 17, 2023Imad K. Harb

    It would be very difficult to consider the ongoing intra-military conflict in Sudan as a struggle to advance the cause of democratic development in the country…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Impacting Elusive Transitions: Egypt’s Policy Toward Sudan and Libya

    Mar 1, 2023Khalil Al-Anani

    The recent political developments in Sudan and Libya have generated some optimism for a potential resolution to the protracted political crises that have plagu…

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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.