The Levant, part of the Fertile Crescent region and located in the eastern Mediterranean, encompasses the countries of Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine/Israel, Syria, and Turkey. This page features an archive of publications, events, and digital media content produced by Arab Center Washington DC covering issues relevant to this region of the Arab world.

Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelMedia and Technology

    The Dozen Ds That Drive Israel’s Propaganda 

    Apr 17, 2024Rami G. Khouri

    The past six months of Israeli-Palestinian warfare have witnessed levels of military ferocity, human suffering, societal destruction, and mass political activi…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Canada’s Symbolic Move on Arms to Israel

    Apr 17, 2024Muhannad Ayyash

    On March 18, the Canadian House of Commons passed, by a vote of 204-117, a non-binding motion calling on the federal government to “cease the further authoriza…

  • Viewpoint
    IranConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    A Failed Iranian Performance and Its Repercussions

    Apr 15, 2024Imad K. Harb

    Rare are the occasions when a purportedly capable country’s determined military response to attack turns out to be a mere theatrical performance. Such was the …

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Six Months of Carnage in Gaza

    Six months of the devastating Israeli war on the Gaza Strip have caused the death and injury of more than a hundred thousand Palestinians, spread starvation an…

Multimedia

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Stalemate in Gaza: US Frustration Grows over Unending Conflict

    Apr 15, 2024

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses US frustration with how Israel conducts its war on Gaza.

  • Podcast
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Walking out on President Biden

    Apr 9, 2024

    Dr. Thaer Ahmad and Yousef Munayyer discuss Israel's war on Gaza's health system and Dr. Ahmad's decision to walk out of a Ramadan dinner in the White House. D…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Behind the US Abstention on the Gaza Ceasefire Resolution

    Mar 25, 2024

    Yousef Munayyer discusses the recent UN Security Council resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza and the US decision to abstain.

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    The Repercussions of Invading Rafah

    Mar 25, 2024

    Hanna Alshaikh discusses the repercussions of invading Rafah and the futility of Israel's genocidal war on Gaza.

Webinars & Events

  • Keynote Conversations
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Where Does the Palestinian National Movement Go from Here?

    Apr 18, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

    Experts discuss the future of the Palestinian national movement amid the Gaza war and the legitimacy crisis of the Palestinian Authority.

  • Webinar
    LevantUS Domestic Politics and Elections

    The Impact of the Gaza War on US Presidential Election

    Mar 26, 2024 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM ET

    Experts discuss the impact of the Gaza war on the outcome of the 2024 US presidential election.

  • Keynote Conversations
    LebanonConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Lebanon’s Domestic and Regional Developments: A Conversation with MP Ibrahim Mneimneh.

    Feb 29, 2024

    Arab Center Washington DC hosted Lebanese Member of Parliament Ibrahim Mneimneh to discuss Lebanon's domestic and regional policy in light of the Gaza war and …

Experts

Dana El Kurd
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Dana El Kurd

Non-resident Senior Fellow
Gregory Aftandilian
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Gregory Aftandilian

Non-resident Fellow
Halim Shebaya
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Halim Shebaya

Non-resident Fellow
Hanna Alshaikh
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Hanna Alshaikh

Palestine Project Coordinator
Imad K. Harb
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Imad K. Harb

Director of Research and Analysis
Khalil E. Jahshan
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Khalil E. Jahshan

Executive Director
Mustafa Gurbuz
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Mustafa Gurbuz

Non-resident Fellow
Patricia Karam
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Patricia Karam

Non-resident Fellow
Radwan Ziadeh
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Radwan Ziadeh

Senior Fellow
Rami G. Khouri
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Rami G. Khouri

Non-resident Fellow
Tamara Kharroub
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Tamara Kharroub

Deputy Executive Director & Senior Fellow
Yara M. Asi
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Yara M. Asi

Non-resident Fellow
Yousef Munayyer
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Yousef Munayyer

Head of Palestine/Israel Program and Senior Fellow