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/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Abbas-Gantz Encounter: Much Ado about Nothing in the Middle East

    Jan 18, 2022Khalil E. Jahshan

    On December 28, 2021, a surprising development took place in the Middle East: Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas held a rare meeting in Israel,…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonEnergy and Economics

    The Need for an International Development Fund for Lebanon

    Jan 6, 2022Nabeel Khoury

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB), European Union (EU), France, and the United States are all trying to help Lebanon out of the economic a…

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
    LebanonEnergy and Economics

    Will Miqati’s New Government Be Able to Deliver for Lebanon?

    Sep 29, 2021

    On September 28, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) presented a webinar titled “Will Miqati’s Government Be Able to Deliver for Lebanon?” Speakers were Patr…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/Israel

    US Policy on Palestine

    Sep 17, 2021

    The fifth session of our sixth annual conference was dedicated to discussing US policy toward Palestine and Israel, with a special focus on the Biden Administr…

  • 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…

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.

  • Webinar
    Lebanon

    Will Miqati’s New Government Be Able to Deliver for Lebanon?

    Sep 28, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET

    Miqati’s government has the Herculean task of correcting the course of Lebanon to prevent the full collapse of its political, economic, social, and security in…

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelEducation and Development

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

    Jul 8, 2021

    On July 8, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a panel titled “Reconstruction in Gaza: Between Israel’s Siege and the Politics of International Funding.…

Experts

Imad K. Harb
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Imad K. Harb

Director of Research and Analysis
Joe Macaron
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Joe Macaron

Resident Fellow
Khalil E. Jahshan
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Khalil E. Jahshan

Executive Director
Radwan Ziadeh
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Radwan Ziadeh

Senior Fellow
Tamara Kharroub
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Tamara Kharroub

Assistant 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 Fellow