• Event Video
    SyriaMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    The Aftermath of the Syria-Turkey Earthquake: Humanitarian Crises and Geopolitical Challenges

    Feb 28, 2023

    Experts discuss the situation in northern Syria and southern Turkey, the magnitude of the humanitarian catastrophe, local and international responses, and the …

  • Fresh Take
    The Arab WorldPublic Opinion

    The 2022 Arab Opinion Index

    Feb 22, 2023

    Dana El Kurd discusses the results of the 2022 Arab Opinion Index and highlights important patterns over the past decade of surveys. The 2022 Arab Opinion Inde…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Implications of the New Israeli Government

    Feb 17, 2023

    Jonathan Kuttab discusses the implications of Israel's new far-right government led by Benjamin Netanyahu. Kuttab is a leading human rights lawyer and a Non-re…

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

    Protecting Human Rights in Occupied Palestine: Working Through the United Nations

    Feb 16, 2023

    Three former UN Special Rapporteurs discuss the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967.

  • Expert Interview
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Pressing Issues in Lebanon Today: Interview with MP Mark Daou

    Feb 6, 2023

    Imad K. Harb and the Honorable Mark Daou discuss the collapsing Lebanese economy, the political stalemate, and the social problems facing the country. Daou is …

  • Podcast
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    How Will American Jews React to Israel’s Far Right Government?

    Jan 25, 2023

    Peter Beinart and Yousef Munayyer discuss the impact of Israel’s new government on the Jewish American community in the United States. Beinart is Professor of …

  • Book Review
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Fugitive Dreams: Chronicles of Occupation and Resistance

    Jan 25, 2023

    Khalil E. Jahshan interviews Ramsey Hanhan to discuss his recent book, Fugitive Dreams: Chronicles of Occupation and Resistance, a slightly fictionalized liter…

  • Event Video
    The Arab WorldPublic Opinion

    The Findings of the 2022 Arab Opinion Index

    Jan 19, 2023

    Experts discuss the finding of the 2022 Arab Opinion Index, including public sentiment on normalization with Israel, US foreign policy regarding Palestine, Ara…

  • Fresh Take
    QatarThe GCC

    The Current Status of the GCC Crisis

    Jan 13, 2023

    Imad K. Harb discusses the current status of multilateral relations among Gulf Arab states, the issues they have yet to resolve, and their agreements and diffe…

  • Event Video
    The Arab WorldMedia and Technology

    The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism in the Arab World: Surveillance, Censorship, and Disinformation Warfare

    Dec 13, 2022

    On December 13, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a webinar titled, “The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism in the Arab World: Surveillance, Censorship, and…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Israeli Elections 2022: Domestic and International Implications

    Dec 12, 2022

    Khalil E. Jahshan responds to the results of the Israeli parliamentary elections of 2022 and analyzes their domestic and international implications . Jahshan i…

  • Infographic
    EgyptJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Egypt’s National Human Rights Strategy: A Year in Review

    Dec 9, 2022Salmah Arfouly

    It has been a year since the Sisi regime launched Egypt’s National Human Rights Strategy (NHRS), which has been widely criticized as a smokescreen for the coun…

  • Event Video

    Iraq at a Crossroads: Challenges and Prospects Facing the New Government

    Dec 1, 2022

    Experts discuss the future of the new Iraqi government, challenges facing the country, and the impact of Prime Minister Al-Sudani's government on regional and …

  • 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 …

  • Event Video

    The US-Saudi Rift: Economic Disagreement or Geopolitical Realignment? 

    Nov 10, 2022

    Experts discuss the impact of the OPEC+ decision to cut oil production on US-Saudi relations and the implications of the decision for geopolitical dynamics in …

  • Podcast
    IranProtests and Activism

    Iran Erupts in Protest

    Oct 6, 2022

    Negar Mortazavi and Yousef Munayyer discuss the latest protests in Iran following the killing of Mahsa Amini by Iran’s “morality police.” Mortazavi is an Irani…

  • 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
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The UN and International Intervention in Libya: A Conversation with Ian Martin

    Sep 12, 2022

    Ian Martin and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss current conditions in Libya, as well as international intervention and the UN mission to the country. Martin is a huma…

  • Expert Interview
    IraqIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Iraq’s Political Stalemate Leads to Bloodshed

    Aug 31, 2022

    In the last few weeks, Iraq has witnessed significant and dangerous developments that are likely to impact the country's future political and economic progress…

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