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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…

  • Keynote Conversations
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Settler Colonialism in Ireland and Palestine

    Sep 24, 2022

    Rashid Khalidi discuss settler colonialism in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Ireland. Khalidi is Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia Univers…

  • 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
    EgyptJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Congress Versus Biden on Foreign Assistance to Egypt

    Nov 1, 2022Charles W. Dunne

    The Egypt Human Rights Caucus would like a word with President Joe Biden. The group, which was formed in January 2021 on the 10th anniversary of Egypt’s 2011 u…

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  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Israel’s Unrelenting Campaign against Palestinian NGOs and the US Response

    Aug 23, 2022

    Experts discuss the recent Israeli raids and closures of Palestinian civil society organizations and the baseless claims by the Israeli government that these o…

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

    Unraveling the Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh: The Issue of Accountability

    Jun 30, 2022

    Panelists discusses the findings of existing investigations and debates whether they can lead to accountability and the protection of journalists and of press …

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

    The Targeting of Palestine Activism in the United States: Suppression of American Constitutional Rights

    May 26, 2022

    This Webinar discusses efforts to suppress and criminalize the movement for Palestinian rights in the United States and the implications of those measures for …

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

    The International Human Rights Community and Israeli Crimes of Apartheid

    Apr 21, 2022

    A special conversation with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967, Stanley Mi…

  • 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…

  • Event Video
    SyriaMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

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

    Feb 24, 2022

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

  • 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…

  • 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.”…

  • Event Video
    Security and Defense

    Weapons Sales in the Middle East: Economics, Priorities, and Human Cost

    Sep 15, 2021

    The fourth panel of our sixth annual conference focuses on the economics, priorities, and impacts of weapons sales in the Middle East and North Africa. Speaker…

  • 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
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Reconstruction in Gaza: Between Israel’s Siege and the Politics of International Funding

    Jul 8, 2021

    Arab Center Washington DC held a webinar on July 8, 2021 to discuss the current situation in Gaza strip and the status of the reconstruction that was promised …

  • Event Video
    SyriaMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    The Way Forward in Syria: The Political Process, Transitional Justice, and US Policy

    Apr 20, 2021

    On April 20, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar titled “The Way Forward in Syria: The Political Process, Transitional Justice, and US Policy.…

  • 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
    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…

  • 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.

  • 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
    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.

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…

  • Podcast
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Transnational Palestine

    Nov 16, 2022

    Nadim Bawalsa and Yousef Munayyer discuss Palestinian communities in Latin America as part of Bawalsa's book titled Transnational Palestine: Migration and the …

  • Policy Analysis
    SyriaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Rehabilitation of the Assad Regime

    Dec 15, 2021Radwan Ziadeh

    With the approaching date of the next Arab Summit to be hosted by Algeria in March 2022, some member countries of the League of Arab States have become more vo…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Arab Women Political Prisoners Jailed by US Middle East Allies

    Sep 9, 2021Sahar Khamis

    When President Joe Biden was sworn in on January 20th as the 46th president of the United States, America’s friends in particular hoped that his administration…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Congress Versus Biden on Foreign Assistance to Egypt

    Nov 1, 2022Charles W. Dunne

    The Egypt Human Rights Caucus would like a word with President Joe Biden. The group, which was formed in January 2021 on the 10th anniversary of Egypt’s 2011 u…

  • Policy Analysis
    MauritaniaJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Slavery in Mauritania: The Long Road to Real Emancipation

    Aug 16, 2022Amal Ghazal

    Amal Ghazal discusses the history of slavery in Mauritania, which was officially abolished in 1981, but which regardless remains a political, economic, and soc…

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  • Policy Analysis
    AlgeriaProtests and Activism

    Protests in the Arab World: The Second Wave

    Nov 8, 2019Marina Ottaway

    Marina Ottaway argues that protesters in Algeria, Sudan, Lebanon, and Iraq appear to be more sophisticated than those of the 2011 uprisings and understand that…

  • Policy Analysis

    “We are all Darfur!” – Sudan’s Unity Protests Stand a Real Chance. Time for the West to Step Up

    Jan 29, 2019Linda Bishai Azaz Elshami

    A series of student-led protests in Sudan that started in the provinces has quietly grown into a bona fide movement.

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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…

  • Podcast
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Transnational Palestine

    Nov 16, 2022

    Nadim Bawalsa and Yousef Munayyer discuss Palestinian communities in Latin America as part of Bawalsa's book titled Transnational Palestine: Migration and the …

Homepage – North Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Congress Versus Biden on Foreign Assistance to Egypt

    Nov 1, 2022Charles W. Dunne

    The Egypt Human Rights Caucus would like a word with President Joe Biden. The group, which was formed in January 2021 on the 10th anniversary of Egypt’s 2011 u…

  • Policy Analysis
    MauritaniaJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Slavery in Mauritania: The Long Road to Real Emancipation

    Aug 16, 2022Amal Ghazal

    Amal Ghazal discusses the history of slavery in Mauritania, which was officially abolished in 1981, but which regardless remains a political, economic, and soc…

Homepage – The Arabian Peninsula and The Gulf Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    SyriaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Rehabilitation of the Assad Regime

    Dec 15, 2021Radwan Ziadeh

    With the approaching date of the next Arab Summit to be hosted by Algeria in March 2022, some member countries of the League of Arab States have become more vo…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Arab Women Political Prisoners Jailed by US Middle East Allies

    Sep 9, 2021Sahar Khamis

    When President Joe Biden was sworn in on January 20th as the 46th president of the United States, America’s friends in particular hoped that his administration…

Homepage – The Horn of Africa Feed

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  • Policy Analysis
    AlgeriaProtests and Activism

    Protests in the Arab World: The Second Wave

    Nov 8, 2019Marina Ottaway

    Marina Ottaway argues that protesters in Algeria, Sudan, Lebanon, and Iraq appear to be more sophisticated than those of the 2011 uprisings and understand that…

  • Policy Analysis

    “We are all Darfur!” – Sudan’s Unity Protests Stand a Real Chance. Time for the West to Step Up

    Jan 29, 2019Linda Bishai Azaz Elshami

    A series of student-led protests in Sudan that started in the provinces has quietly grown into a bona fide movement.

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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.