• 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 …

  • Webinar
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    Prospects for US-Iran Relations under Raisi

    Sep 2, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

    The Iranian Studies Unit of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and Arab Center Washington DC co-hosted a lecture by Dr. Vali Nasr on the prospects…

  • Webinar
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Tunisia’s Constitutional Crisis and Yearning for Democracy in Northwest Africa

    Aug 5, 2021

    On August 5, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar titled “Tunisia’s Constitutional Crisis and Yearning for Democracy in Northwest Africa.”

  • Webinar
    BahrainIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    From Neighbors to Foreigners: Iranians in Bahrain in the Early 20th Century

    Jul 15, 2021

    On 15 July 2021, the Iranian Studies Unit (ISU) of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, in partnership with the Arab Center Washington DC (ACW), ho…

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelEducation and Development

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

    Jul 8, 2021

    On July 8, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a panel titled “Reconstruction in Gaza: Between Israel’s Siege and the Politics of International Funding.…

  • Conferences
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Looking towards Peace in Afghanistan after the US-NATO Withdrawal

    Jun 21-23, 2021

    About the ConferenceSince its inception, the Afghan peace process has suffered from knowledge gaps regarding the positions and views of various parties to the …

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    A New Wave in Palestinian Politics? Youth Activism in the Sheikh Jarrah Era

    Jun 3, 2021

    On June 3, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar that focused on the newly energized and unified activism by Palestinian youth throughout histor…

  • Webinar
    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.…

  • Webinar
    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…

  • Webinar
    SyriaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    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.”

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Israeli Elections 4.0: Israel’s Political Crisis and Impact on the Palestinians

    Mar 24, 2021

    On March 24, 2021, the day after Israel’s 24th Knesset elections were held, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) and the Institute for Palestine Studies cosponsored…

  • Webinar
    Protests and Activism

    Ten Years after the Arab Spring: Assessing the State of Human Rights and Democratization in the Arab World

    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…

  • Webinar
    YemenUS Foreign Policy

    Yemen Policy under Biden: Opportunities and Challenges

    Feb 18, 2021

    On February 18, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a virtual briefing titled “Yemen Policy under Biden: Opportunities and Challenges.”

  • Panel Discussions
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    The Bitter Harvest of Lebanon’s Sectarian Politics

    Feb 2, 2021

    On February 2, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar titled “The Bitter Harvest of Lebanon’s Sectarian Politics.”

  • Book Talks
    US Foreign Policy

    Biden and the Middle East: A Challenging Road Ahead

    Jan 19, 2021

    Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) is pleased to announce the publication of Biden and the Middle East: A Challenging Road Ahead. 

  • Webinar
    MoroccoConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Morocco-Israel Normalization: Implications for International Law, Regional Peace, and US Policy

    Dec 17, 2020

    On December 17, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a webinar titled “Morocco-Israel Normalization: Implications for International Law, Regional Peace…

  • Featured Speakers
    QatarThe GCC

    Seeking an End to the GCC Crisis: Is a Solution Imminent?

    Dec 10, 2020

    On December 10, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC Executive Director Khalil E. Jahshan hosted Dr. Majed Al-Ansari in a virtual briefing titled “Seeking an End to…

  • Webinar
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    US Policy toward Iran: Escalation vs. Diplomacy

    Dec 2, 2020

    On December 2, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar titled “US Policy toward Iran: Escalation vs. Diplomacy.”

  • Webinar
    Public Opinion

    Does Arab Public Opinion Matter in 2020?

    Nov 18, 2020

    On November 18, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC announced the release of the Arab Opinion Index (2019-2020), the largest public opinion survey conducted in the…

  • Webinar
    Conflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Impact of the 2020 US Election Results on Middle East Policy: A Post-election Assessment

    Nov 12, 2020

    On November 12, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a webinar titled “The Impact of the 2020 US Election Results on Middle East Policy: A Post-electio…