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Webinars & Events

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    Gaza and the Crime of Genocide: Legal and Political Dimensions of Accountability

    Jan 18, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 am ET

    Experts discuss the crime of genocide and Israel's war on Gaza and shed light on legal definitions and avenues for accountability, as well as the political pro…

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

    International Law and War in Palestine/Israel

    Oct 18, 2023

    UN Special Rapporteur Francesca Albanese discusses the international legal dimensions of the ongoing war in Palestine/Israel.

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Israeli Attack on Jenin: Legal and Political Implications

    Jul 13, 2023

    Experts discuss the large-scale Israeli attack on the Jenin refugee camp and the implications for all parties involved.

Content Feed - 5 Items

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/IsraelInternational Law

    The Case for Prosecuting Israel for Genocide in Gaza

    Dec 14, 2023Jonathan Kuttab

    The current Israeli war on Gaza has given rise to questions about whether it is possible to invoke the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime…

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  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelGlobal Health and Health Policy

    The Healthcare System as a Target in Gaza

    Feb 28, 2024

    Yara M. Asi talks about how the Israeli army is targeting Gaza's healthcare sector in an attempt to force Palestinians out of their towns.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    The ICJ’s Preliminary Ruling on Israel’s Genocide

    Jan 27, 2024

    Imad K. Harb discusses the preliminary decision issued by the #ICJ regarding the #genocide case against #Israel. Harb is the Director of Research and Analysis …

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    South Africa’s Case against Israel

    Jan 25, 2024

    On the eve of the ICJ decision, Jonathan Kuttab analyzes South Africa's complaint and Israel's response to accusations of genocide in Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Repercussions of the ICJ case for Israel and Others

    Jan 19, 2024

    Jonathan Kuttab discusses the repercussions of South Africa's case at the International Court of Justice, accusing Israel of genocide in Gaza. Kuttab is a lead…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    International Law and War in Palestine/Israel

    Oct 20, 2023

    UN Special Rapporteur Francesca Albanese discusses the international legal dimensions of the ongoing war in Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelSecurity and Defense

    Surging Crime among Palestinian Citizens of Israel

    Sep 12, 2023

    Sami Abu Shehadeh discusses the surge in organized crime in Palestinian communities in Israel and the gross negligence and indifference of the Israeli police. …

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Understanding Israel’s Attack on Jenin Refugee Camp

    Aug 10, 2023

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses Israel's motives and objectives behind the July 3 attack on Jenin Refugee Camp in the occupied West Bank.

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

    The Israeli Attack on Jenin: Legal and Political Implications

    Jul 13, 2023

    Experts discuss the large-scale Israeli attack on the Jenin refugee camp and the implications for all parties involved.

  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    A Dangerous Shift In Israel/Palestine

    Jul 3, 2023

    Khalil E. Jahshan and Ori Nir discuss how Israeli settlers, emboldened by the new Israeli government, are pursuing their goal of driving Palestinians out of th…

  • Fresh Take
    US Foreign Policy

    The Biden Administration and Human Rights in the Middle East

    Jun 28, 2023Charles W. Dunne

    Charles W. Dunne discusses the Biden administration's policies and record on human rights in the Middle East and North Africa and compares them to Trump's tran…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelMedia and Technology

    Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights: The Case of Israeli Surveillance of Palestinians

    Jun 15, 2023

    Experts discuss role of artificial intelligence in the Israeli occupation and its biometric surveillance of Palestinians, and explore the implications for huma…

  • Event Video
    SyriaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Arab Normalization with the Assad Regime: Domestic and International Implications.

    Apr 27, 2023

    Arab Center Washington DC held a briefing on April 25, 2023 with Dr. Bader Jamous, President of the Syrian Negotiation Commission, Sheikh Salem Al-Meslet, Pres…

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

    Reality Check: Update from the Ground in Palestine and Israel

    Mar 24, 2023

    Leading human rights lawyer Jonathan Kuttab gives an update on the situation in Palestine under the new far-right Israeli government.

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

    Israel’s Judicial Overhaul: Domestic and International Implications

    Mar 23, 2023

    Experts discuss recent events in Israel and their implications for the country as a whole, for Palestinians in particular, for Israeli relations with the globa…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Unpacking the Issue of Security in Palestine/Israel

    Mar 16, 2023

    Yousef Munayyer discusses the lack of safety and security that Palestinians experience under Israeli occupation. Munayyer is a Non-resident fellow at Arab Cent…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Implications of the New Israeli Government

    Feb 17, 2023

    Jonathan Kuttab discusses the implications of Israel's new far-right government led by Benjamin Netanyahu. Kuttab is a leading human rights lawyer and a Non-re…

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

    Protecting Human Rights in Occupied Palestine: Working Through the United Nations

    Feb 16, 2023

    Three former UN Special Rapporteurs discuss the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967.

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

    Defending Palestinian Human Rights: A Conversation with Jessica Montell

    Dec 1, 2022

    Jessica Montell and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss Israel's growing violations of Palestinians' human rights, and legal efforts to provide some reprieve to Palestin…

  • 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 …

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
    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…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelGlobal Health and Health Policy

    The Healthcare System as a Target in Gaza

    Feb 28, 2024

    Yara M. Asi talks about how the Israeli army is targeting Gaza's healthcare sector in an attempt to force Palestinians out of their towns.

  • Policy Analysis
    IranProtests and Activism

    Have Iran’s Leaders Come to Another Crossroads?

    Dec 14, 2022Daniel Brumberg

    Daniel Brumberg examines the ongoing protests in Iran and the country’s hardline response, stressing that the disturbances are unlikely to lead to the collapse…

  • 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…

  • Infographic
    EgyptJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Egypt’s National Human Rights Strategy: A Year in Review

    Dec 9, 2022Salmah Arfouly

    It has been a year since the Sisi regime launched Egypt’s National Human Rights Strategy (NHRS), which has been widely criticized as a smokescreen for the coun…

  • 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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  • 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
    SudanJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    “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.

Affiliated Centers

Homepage – Levant Feed

  • 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…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelGlobal Health and Health Policy

    The Healthcare System as a Target in Gaza

    Feb 28, 2024

    Yara M. Asi talks about how the Israeli army is targeting Gaza's healthcare sector in an attempt to force Palestinians out of their towns.

Homepage – North Africa Feed

  • Infographic
    EgyptJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Egypt’s National Human Rights Strategy: A Year in Review

    Dec 9, 2022Salmah Arfouly

    It has been a year since the Sisi regime launched Egypt’s National Human Rights Strategy (NHRS), which has been widely criticized as a smokescreen for the coun…

  • 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…

Homepage – The Arabian Peninsula and The Gulf Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    IranProtests and Activism

    Have Iran’s Leaders Come to Another Crossroads?

    Dec 14, 2022Daniel Brumberg

    Daniel Brumberg examines the ongoing protests in Iran and the country’s hardline response, stressing that the disturbances are unlikely to lead to the collapse…

  • 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…

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
    SudanJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    “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.