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
    TurkeyRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Turkey Faces a Dilemma in its Foreign Policy Toward Libya

    Jan 24, 2023Mustafa Gurbuz

    On January 9, 2023, a Libyan court suspended an energy exploration deal between Turkey and Libya’s Tripoli-based Government of National Unity (GNU) that was or…

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arab WorldThe War in Ukraine

    Arab and Israeli Positions on Ukraine War Continue to Frustrate the US

    Jan 18, 2023Charles W. Dunne

    The positions taken by many governments in the Middle East have proven a notable exception to the global groundswell of support for Kyiv.

Multimedia

  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Defending Palestinian Human Rights: A Conversation with Jessica Montell

    Dec 1, 2022

    Jessica Montell and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss Israel's growing violations of Palestinians' human rights, and legal efforts to provide some reprieve to Palestin…

  • Podcast
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Transnational Palestine

    Nov 16, 2022

    Nadim Bawalsa and Yousef Munayyer discuss Palestinian communities in Latin America as part of Bawalsa's book titled Transnational Palestine: Migration and the …

  • 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
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Israel’s Unrelenting Campaign against Palestinian NGOs and the US Response

    Aug 23, 2022

    Experts discuss the recent Israeli raids and closures of Palestinian civil society organizations and the baseless claims by the Israeli government that these o…

Webinars & Events

  • Keynote Conversations
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    The 2022 Israeli Elections: The Continued Rightward Shift and the Rise of Religious Zionism

    Nov 8, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

    The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) organizaed a public lecture by Azmi Bishara on the results of the recent Israeli Elections and the impl…

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Israeli Elections 2022: Between Fragile Coalitions and Extreme Nationalism

    Oct 27, 2022

    Experts discuss the prospects for the Israeli election of 2022, as well as its domestic and international implications, Benjamin Netanyahu possible return to p…

  • Webinar
    TurkeyRegional Relations and Geopolitics

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

    Sep 29, 2022

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

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
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
Radwan Ziadeh
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Radwan Ziadeh

Senior 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

Non-resident Senior Fellow