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Webinars & Events

  • Conferences
    Palestine/IsraelMedia and Technology

    Covering Palestine: A Shireen Abu Akleh Memorial Symposium

    May 9, 2024

    Experts focus on the challenges of covering Palestine. The panels in this conference will focus on both the journalists at risk on the ground as well as an ass…

  • Keynote Conversations
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Where Does the Palestinian National Movement Go from Here?

    Apr 18, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

    Experts discuss the future of the Palestinian national movement amid the Gaza war and the legitimacy crisis of the Palestinian Authority.

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The Regional Escalation of the Gaza War and the US Response

    Feb 22, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Experts discuss the regional dimensions of the Gaza war, possible escalation into a regionwide conflict, and US involvement.

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Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    Pro-Palestine Campus Encampments and Israel’s Targeting of American Students

    Jun 7, 2024Heba Gowayed

    On at least 80 college and university campuses across the United States, students formed encampments demanding that their universities disclose their investmen…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Isolating Gaza from the World: Humanitarian Implications of Israel’s Seizure of Rafah

    Jun 6, 2024Yara M. Asi

    Prior to the fall of 2023, Rafah was a relatively unknown city in the already poorly understood Gaza Strip, especially to much of the world outside of the Midd…

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  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Key Questions Regarding Biden’s Ceasefire Proposal

    Jun 5, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan poses important questions regarding President Biden's recent proposal to end the war on Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Netanyahu’s Reckless Pursuit of His Own Political Survival

    Apr 23, 2024

    Yousef Munayyer discusses Netanyahu's willingness to drag the Middle East region to war in order to save his political future.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Stalemate in Gaza: US Frustration Grows over Unending Conflict

    Apr 15, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses US frustration with how Israel conducts its war on Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Behind the US Abstention on the Gaza Ceasefire Resolution

    Mar 25, 2024

    Yousef Munayyer discusses the recent UN Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza and the US decision to abstain.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    The Repercussions of Invading Rafah

    Mar 25, 2024

    Hanna Alshaikh discusses the repercussions of invading Rafah and the futility of Israel's genocidal war on Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Attempting to “Flood” Gaza with Aid

    Mar 19, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses Washington's new effort to "flood" Gaza with humanitarian aid as famine threatens the lives of more than 2.3 million Palestinians i…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The War between Biden and Netanyahu

    Mar 15, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses President Biden's sharp criticism of Prime Minister Netanyahu and what it means for US policy in Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Defunding UNRWA in Congress

    Mar 1, 2024

    Ethan Mayer-Rich discusses how Congress is authorizing aid to Ukraine and Israel while cutting it for Palestinians in Gaza and the Middle East.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Enabling Israel’s Assault on Civilians in Gaza

    Feb 23, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses the US veto at the UN security council against a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The Biden-Netanyahu Rift over Rafah

    Feb 14, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses President Biden's response to the impending Israeli attack on Rafah and the continuation of the Gaza war. Jahshan is Executive Dire…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Blinken’s Fifth Middle East Trip since October 7

    Feb 7, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses Blinken's fifth Middle East trip since the start of the Gaza war, focusing on its objectives and challenges. Jahshan is the Executi…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Israel’s Campaign Against UNRWA

    Feb 2, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses Israel's campaign against UNRWA and its implications for Palestinians in Gaza and the region. Jahshan is Executive Director at Arab…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The Gaza War, Normalization, and Palestinian Statehood

    Jan 30, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses the latest US proposal for the "day after" in #Gaza and normalization with #Israel. Jahshan is the Executive Director of Arab Cente…

  • 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
    International Law and International Bodies

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

    Jan 18, 2024

    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…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    US Policy after 90 Days of War in Gaza

    Jan 12, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses the contradictions in US policy regarding the Gaza war following Secretary Blinken's latest visit to several Middle East countries.

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    Repression of Palestine Activism amid the War on Gaza

    Dec 12, 2023

    Experts discuss recent trends in repressing Palestine activism, strategies for defending the rights of dissenters, and expected future measures to silence Pale…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Congressional Support for the War on Gaza

    Dec 9, 2023

    Lara Friedman discusses Congressional support for #Israel during the #Gaza war and efforts of US lawmakers to equate Anti-war protests with antisemitism. Fried…

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.

Horizontal Tabs - Regions

  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Desperately Seeking Support for Biden’s Plan on Gaza

    Jun 18, 2024Khalil E. Jahshan

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken just concluded another intensive diplomatic trip to the Middle East, his eighth to the region since the beginning of the G…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    Pro-Palestine Campus Encampments and Israel’s Targeting of American Students

    Jun 7, 2024Heba Gowayed

    On at least 80 college and university campuses across the United States, students formed encampments demanding that their universities disclose their investmen…

  • Policy Analysis
    UAERegional Relations and Geopolitics

    UAE Restricts US Military Strikes from Its Territory

    Fearing an attack by Iran or its allied militias in the region, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has restricted US military aircraft from targeting these proxy g…

  • Policy Analysis
    Saudi ArabiaUS Foreign Policy

    The Gaza Crisis Pushes Washington and Riyadh Closer

    May 15, 2024Daniel Brumberg

    Hamas’s May 6 acceptance of a hostage deal proposed by Egypt and Qatar was surely designed to induce the White House to pressure Israel to produce a counteroff…

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  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Unprecedented Internal Displacement in Gaza

    Feb 14, 2024Kelsey Norman

    Conflicts always produce more internally displaced individuals than refugees. While there are approximately 32 million refugees worldwide, the number of intern…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Egypt, the Gaza War, and Fears of Another Nakba

    Feb 7, 2024Charles W. Dunne

    Like most Arab countries, Egypt was stunned by the conflagration ignited by last October’s Hamas attack inside southern Israel and subsequent Israeli onslaught…

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Affiliated Centers

Homepage – Levant Feed

  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Desperately Seeking Support for Biden’s Plan on Gaza

    Jun 18, 2024Khalil E. Jahshan

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken just concluded another intensive diplomatic trip to the Middle East, his eighth to the region since the beginning of the G…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    Pro-Palestine Campus Encampments and Israel’s Targeting of American Students

    Jun 7, 2024Heba Gowayed

    On at least 80 college and university campuses across the United States, students formed encampments demanding that their universities disclose their investmen…

Homepage – North Africa Feed

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  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Unprecedented Internal Displacement in Gaza

    Feb 14, 2024Kelsey Norman

    Conflicts always produce more internally displaced individuals than refugees. While there are approximately 32 million refugees worldwide, the number of intern…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Egypt, the Gaza War, and Fears of Another Nakba

    Feb 7, 2024Charles W. Dunne

    Like most Arab countries, Egypt was stunned by the conflagration ignited by last October’s Hamas attack inside southern Israel and subsequent Israeli onslaught…

Homepage – The Arabian Peninsula and The Gulf Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    UAERegional Relations and Geopolitics

    UAE Restricts US Military Strikes from Its Territory

    Fearing an attack by Iran or its allied militias in the region, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has restricted US military aircraft from targeting these proxy g…

  • Policy Analysis
    Saudi ArabiaUS Foreign Policy

    The Gaza Crisis Pushes Washington and Riyadh Closer

    May 15, 2024Daniel Brumberg

    Hamas’s May 6 acceptance of a hostage deal proposed by Egypt and Qatar was surely designed to induce the White House to pressure Israel to produce a counteroff…

Homepage – The Horn of Africa Feed

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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.