Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    Democracy and Governance

    The Democracy Deficit in the Arab World

    Jan 14, 2022Imad K. Harb

    Imad K. Harb examines the democracy deficit in the Arab world and the associated widespread violations of human rights, probing possible explanations of what h…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya: Political Paralysis and Continued Uncertainty

    Gregory Aftandilian writes that the postponement of Libya’s presidential and parliamentary elections has helped plunge the country into another crisis that thr…

  • Viewpoint
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Sudan’s Revolution Must Be Allowed to Continue

    Jan 4, 2022Imad K. Harb

    In a move that reflected his failure to garner the support of the Sudanese public, Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok submitted his resignation on January 2…

  • Policy Analysis
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Can Tunisia’s Leaders Forge a New Democratic Bargain?

    Dec 29, 2021Daniel Brumberg

    Nothing captures Tunisia’s crisis of democracy better than this act: the sentencing, in absentia, of former President Moncef Marzouki to four years in prison. …

Multimedia

  • 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…

  • Press Releases
    Democracy and Governance

    Democracy First in the Arab World Press Conference

    Dec 5, 2021

    Ahead of Biden’s Democracy Summit, Arab Leaders and Civil Society Voices from the Arab World Call on the US to Focus on Supporting Democracy in Region.

Webinars & Events

  • Webinar
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya’s Upcoming Elections and Prospects for Democratic Transition

    Dec 16, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Arab Center Washington DC held a webinar to discuss the elections in Libya. Speakers were Anas El Gomati, the Founder and Director of the Sadeq Institute (Liby…

  • Webinar
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Unpacking Iraq’s Parliamentary Elections: Significance, Outcomes, and Implications

    Oct 13, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Arab Center Washington DC organized a webinar to discuss the results of the Iraqi parliamentary elections of 2021 and their local, regional, and international …

  • Conferences
    US Foreign Policy

    US Policy and Global Competition in the Middle East

    Sep 14-17, 2021 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM ET

    As the United States prepares to scale back its involvement in the Middle East, global powers such as Russia and China are working to increase their influence …

Experts

Amaney Jamal
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Amaney Jamal

Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics
Charles W. Dunne
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Charles W. Dunne

Non-resident Fellow
Daniel Brumberg
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Daniel Brumberg

Non-resident Senior Fellow
Khalil Al-Anani
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Khalil Al-Anani

Senior Fellow
Khalil E. Jahshan
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Khalil E. Jahshan

Executive Director
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen
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Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Non-resident Senior Fellow
Mona Harb
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Mona Harb

Non-resident Fellow
Sheila Carapico
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Sheila Carapico

Professor of Political Science and International Studies