Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    IranProtests and Activism

    Iran’s Ongoing Protests: Potential Scenarios During a Dangerous Time

    Sep 30, 2022Daniel Brumberg

    To adapt the famous opening line of Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, it may be said that while all states are paradoxical, every state is paradoxical in its own wa…

  • Policy Analysis
    Climate and Environment

    Climate Change and Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

    Sep 29, 2022Heba Gowayed

    A common refrain among activists advocating for a better, more globally-focused climate policy is that climate change is a global crisis. As former Secretary-G…

Webinars & Events

  • Webinar
    TurkeyRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Turkey and the Arab World: Ankara’s Shifting Relations and Evolving Foreign Policy

    Sep 29, 2022 10:00 - 11:30 AM ET

    Experts discuss Turkey’s evolving foreign policy, its shifting relations with the Arab world, global and regional dynamics, factors impacting Ankara’s foreign …

  • 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…

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    Jerusalem’s Religious Status Quo: Erosion and Future Implications

    Sep 20, 2022

    Experts discuss the status and erosion of the Jerusalem Status Quo today, as well as Israeli violations, future implications for Jerusalem, and prospects for e…

  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Humanitarian Work in the Middle East: The Case of ANERA

    Sep 29, 2022

    ANERA directors discuss the organization's relief efforts in Lebanon and Palestine, as well as current conditions in both countries. Samar Yassir serves as the…

  • Policy Analysis
    TurkeySecurity and Defense

    Turkey’s Self-Fulfilling Prophecy in Iraq

    Sep 28, 2022Mustafa Gurbuz

    Head of Turkey's National Intelligence Organization Hakan Fidan’s recent visit to Baghdad was an attempt to heal wounds that were opened during a diplomatic ro…

  • Policy Analysis
    IranProtests and Activism

    Iran’s Ongoing Protests: Potential Scenarios During a Dangerous Time

    Sep 30, 2022Daniel Brumberg

    To adapt the famous opening line of Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina, it may be said that while all states are paradoxical, every state is paradoxical in its own wa…

  • Policy Analysis
    TurkeySecurity and Defense

    Turkey’s Self-Fulfilling Prophecy in Iraq

    Sep 28, 2022Mustafa Gurbuz

    Head of Turkey's National Intelligence Organization Hakan Fidan’s recent visit to Baghdad was an attempt to heal wounds that were opened during a diplomatic ro…

  • Book Review
    TunisiaProtests and Activism

    Understanding Revolutions – Opening Acts in Tunisia by Azmi Bishara

    Sep 21, 2022Mouldi Lahmar

    The first decade since the onset "Arab Spring" has occasioned tens of thousands of articles, books and studies; thousands of academic seminars and conferences;…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Limited Options for a Resolution

    Sep 16, 2022Khalil Al-Anani

    On August 12, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced that his country has now completed the third filling of the reservoir behind its controversial Gran…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Limited Options for a Resolution

    Sep 16, 2022Khalil Al-Anani

    On August 12, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced that his country has now completed the third filling of the reservoir behind its controversial Gran…

  • Policy Analysis
    The Horn of AfricaGlobal Health and Health Policy

    Child Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation in the MENA Region

    Jul 1, 2022Yara M. Asi

    On June 20, 2022, Egyptian college student Naira Ashraf was beaten and murdered by a man who had harassed and stalked her for years, despite her repeated rejec…

Multimedia

  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Humanitarian Work in the Middle East: The Case of ANERA

    Sep 29, 2022

    ANERA directors discuss the organization's relief efforts in Lebanon and Palestine, as well as current conditions in both countries. Samar Yassir serves as the…

  • Expert Interview
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The UN and International Intervention in Libya: A Conversation with Ian Martin

    Sep 12, 2022

    Ian Martin and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss current conditions in Libya, as well as international intervention and the UN mission to the country. Martin is a huma…

  • Expert Interview
    IraqIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Iraq’s Political Stalemate Leads to Bloodshed

    Aug 31, 2022

    In the last few weeks, Iraq has witnessed significant and dangerous developments that are likely to impact the country's future political and economic progress…