Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    The Erbil Conference: Iraq Rejects Normalizing with Israel

    On September 24th, some 300 Iraqi tribal and political leaders, mostly from Iraq’s six Sunni-majority governorates, met at a conference in Erbil, capital of th…

  • Viewpoint
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Elections in Iraq: Getting Closer to Democracy?

    Oct 6, 2021Rend Al-Rahim 

    Iraq’s parliamentary elections, set for October 10, 2021, represent the sixth national poll since 2003. Iraqi President Barham Salih described them1 as “critic…

  • Policy Analysis
    IraqRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Kadhimi Tries to Boost His Domestic Standing

    Sep 1, 2021Imad K. Harb

    As a basic principle, foreign policy serves as an extension of a country’s domestic politics and an instrument wielded by policy-makers to enhance their domest…

  • Viewpoint
    Iraq

    Iran’s Presidential Election as Viewed in Iraq

    All political developments in Iran have serious repercussions in Iraq, and the election of Ibrahim Raisi as president of the Islamic Republic is no different. …

Multimedia

  • Event Video
    SyriaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Conflicts and Great Power Competition: Iraq, Libya, Syria and Yemen

    Sep 15, 2021

    The third panel of our sixth annual conference covers some of the ongoing conflicts in the region and explores the role of global and regional players across t…

  • Expert Interview
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq Today and Future Prospects

    Mar 19, 2020

    Imad K. Harb interviews Abbas Kadhim discussing Iraq today and future prospects.

  • Video
    EgyptConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Highlights: Arab Elections and Democracy: Between Authoritarianism, Conflict, and Sectarianism

    Jun 1, 2018

    Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a briefing on May 30, 2018 to discuss the recent elections held in Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, and Tunisia, and the state of dem…

Webinars & Events

  • 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 …

  • Panel Discussions
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfUS Foreign Policy

    Deconstructing the Soleimani Killing: Implications for the Region and Beyond

    Jan 10, 2020

    On January 16, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) convened a panel at the National Press Club to address the US killing of Iran’s Major General Qassem Solei…

  • Panel Discussions
    EgyptDemocracy and Governance

    Arab Elections and Democracy: Between Authoritarianism, Conflict, and Sectarianism

    May 30, 2018

    Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) convened a panel to discuss elections in the Arab world focusing on Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, and Tunisia

Experts

Abdulwahab Al-Qassab
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Abdulwahab Al-Qassab

Visiting Fellow
Charles W. Dunne
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Charles W. Dunne

Non-resident Fellow
Dina Khoury
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Dina Khoury

Professor of History
Joe Macaron
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Joe Macaron

Resident Fellow