• Policy Analysis
    JordanDemocracy and Governance

    Jordan’s Decade-long Path to Democracy Might Have Just Begun

    Sep 3, 2021Daoud Kuttab

    In June, Jordan’s King Abdullah II appointed a 92-member commission, headed by former Prime Minister Samir Rifai, and charged it with creating a plan to modern…

  • Policy Analysis
    JordanRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    King Abdullah’s Visit: Resetting American-Jordanian Relations

    Jul 22, 2021Curtis Ryan

    On July 19, 2021, King Abdullah II of Jordan became the first Arab leader to visit President Joe Biden at the White House. The symbolism alone was significant,…

  • Policy Analysis
    JordanUS Foreign Policy

    King Abdullah Visits Washington amid Jordan’s Woes

    King Abdullah II’s upcoming meetings with President Joe Biden on July 19, and subsequently with leading members of Congress, come at a time when the Hashemite …

  • Policy Analysis
    JordanDemocracy and Governance

    Family Matters: Plots and Accusations in Jordan’s Hashemite Monarchy

    Apr 8, 2021Curtis Ryan

    Jordan’s carefully crafted international image was jolted recently when news broke of multiple arrests, the alleged detention of a Hashemite prince, and announ…


  • Podcast
    JordanDemocracy and Governance

    A Coup or Not a Coup, That Is the Question in Jordan

    May 7, 2021

    Jillian Schwedler joins host Yousef Munayyer to discuss Jordan’s royal family tensions and the current situation in the kingdom. Dr. Schwedler is a professor o…

  • Video
    JordanDemocracy and Governance

    The Crisis in Jordan: Political and Economic Implications

    Jun 14, 2018

    June 14, 2018

  • Infographic
    SyriaMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Syrian Refugees in the Middle East and North Africa

    Apr 20, 2018

    The numbers of Syrian refugees and the challenges they face in MENA

Webinars & Events

  • Panel Discussions
    JordanProtests and Activism

    The Crisis in Jordan: Political and Economic Implications

    Jun 14, 2018

    On June 14, 2018 Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held an in-house briefing on the wide-spread protests in Jordan to assess their political and economic implica…


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