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
    Media and Technology

    Between Conflicts, Politics, and COVID-19: Challenges for Arab Journalists

    Dec 30, 2021Sahar Khamis

    The number of imprisoned journalists worldwide reached a record high in 2021. As one of the  more dangerous regions, the Arab world  poses abundant threats for…

Multimedia

  • Podcast
    EgyptDemocracy and Governance

    Islamism and Revolution across the Middle East

    Oct 6, 2021

    Yousef Munayyer speaks with Khalil al-Anani regarding his new book on Islamism and revolutions in the Middle East. Al-Anani is a Senior Fellow at Arab Center W…

  • Event Video
    Security and Defense

    Weapons Sales in the Middle East: Economics, Priorities, and Human Cost

    Sep 15, 2021

    The fourth panel of our sixth annual conference focuses on the economics, priorities, and impacts of weapons sales in the Middle East and North Africa. Speaker…

  • Event Video
    Democracy and Governance

    Impact of Global Competition on Democracy and Human Rights in the Middle East

    Sep 14, 2021

    In the first session of Arab Center Washington DC's Sixth Annual Conference, panelists focus on the role of global power competition in empowering authoritaria…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

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

    Jul 8, 2021

    Arab Center Washington DC held a webinar on July 8, 2021 to discuss the current situation in Gaza strip and the status of the reconstruction that was promised …

Webinars & Events

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Political and Legal Implications of Israel’s Crackdown on Palestinian NGOs

    Nov 18, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Arab Center Washington DC hosted a webinar to discuss the escalating Israeli attacks on Palestinian human rights and civil society organizations.

  • 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
    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…

Experts

Charles W. Dunne
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Charles W. Dunne

Non-resident Fellow
Jonathan Kuttab
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Jonathan Kuttab

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

Senior Fellow
Laurie King
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Laurie King

Associate Professor of Anthropology
Radwan Ziadeh
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Radwan Ziadeh

Senior Fellow
Tamara Kharroub
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Tamara Kharroub

Assistant Executive Director & Senior Fellow
Yousef Munayyer
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Yousef Munayyer

Non-resident Fellow