• 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…

  • Podcast
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Where Does Tunisian’s Democratic Experiment Go from Here?

    Aug 2, 2022

    Sarah Yerkes and Yousef Munayyer discuss Kais Saied’s efforts to change Tunisia’s constitution and consolidate his power. Yerkes is a senior fellow in the Carn…

  • Event Video
    SyriaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Governance and Territorial Fragmentation in Syria: Assessing the Humanitarian and Political Challenges

    Aug 2, 2022

    On August 2, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a webinar titled “Governance and Territorial Fragmentation in Syria: Assessing the Humanitarian and Politic…

  • Event Video
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon in Crisis: Hard Realities and Recommendations for a Way Forward

    May 12, 2022

    Arab Center Washington DC organized this webinar to analyze the different aspects of political, economic, and social life in Lebanon today and answer some fund…

  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    The Bennett Coalition Crisis in Israel: Political Context, Local and Regional Implications

    Apr 12, 2022

    Mairav Zonszein, Mohanad Mustafa, and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss the crisis facing the Naftali Bennett government after the defection of Yamina Knesset member I…

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

    The Practical Dimension of The Struggle for Equality by Palestinian Citizens in Israel

    Mar 23, 2022

    Arab Center Washington DC hosted Sami Abu Shahadeh, Palestinian Knesset Member (BALAD/Joint List), for a luncheon during his visit to the Washington DC in Marc…

  • Expert Interview
    SyriaReligion and Politics

    Islamists in the Syrian Revolution

    Feb 16, 2022

    Imad K. Harb and Hamzah Almustafa discuss the role of Islamists in the Syrian revolution. Almustafa is Director of Syria TV in Istanbul. Harb is the Director o…

  • Event Video
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya’s Upcoming Elections and Prospects for Democratic Transition

    Dec 16, 2021

    On December 16, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC held a webinar to discuss the upcoming elections in Libya. Panelists included Tim Eaton, Anas El Gomati, Zahra’…

  • Event Video
    Democracy and Governance

    Democracy First in the Arab World

    Dec 9, 2021

    Prominent Arab figures have called on democratic governments to stop supporting authoritarian regimes in the Arab World, and instead support the peoples’ right…

  • Expert Interview
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Political Turmoil in Sudan: A Conversation with Dr. Abdelwahab El-Affendi

    Nov 4, 2021

    ACW Executive Director Khalil E. Jahshan and Dr. Abdelwahab El-Affendi discuss the current political crisis in Sudan which started when the military deposed th…

  • Event Video
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Unpacking Iraq’s Parliamentary Elections: Significance, Outcomes, and Implications

    Oct 13, 2021

    On October 13, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) hosted a virtual panel titled “Unpacking Iraq’s Parliamentary Elections: Significance, Outcomes, and Implication…

  • 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
    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…

  • Podcast
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Where Does Tunisia Go from Here?

    Aug 12, 2021

    Laryssa Chomiak joins host Yousef Munayyer to discuss the constitutional crisis in Tunisia which started after Kais Saied sacked the prime minister and suspend…

  • Event Video
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Tunisia’s Constitutional Crisis and Yearning for Democracy in Northwest Africa

    Aug 6, 2021Tamara Kharroub

    On August 5, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a webinar titled “Tunisia’s Constitutional Crisis and Yearning for Democracy in Northwest Africa.” ACW …

  • Podcast
    LebanonEnergy and Economics

    Lebanon in Crisis

    Jul 29, 2021

    Mona Harb joins host Yousef Munayyer to discuss Lebanon’s collapsing economy and the oligarchy’s control over the country, as well as the lasting effects of th…

  • Podcast
    JordanDemocracy and Governance

    A Coup or Not a Coup, That Is the Question in Jordan

    May 7, 2021

    Jillian Schwedler joins host Yousef Munayyer to discuss Jordan’s royal family tensions and the current situation in the kingdom. Dr. Schwedler is a professor o…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    The Political Implications of the 2021 Elections for Palestinian National Aspirations

    May 5, 2021

    On May 5, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC and the Institute for Palestine Studies cosponsored and held the second of two webinars on the Palestinian elections.…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    The Challenges of Holding Palestinian Elections under Occupation

    Apr 27, 2021

    On April 27, 2021, Arab Center Washington DC and the Institute for Palestine Studies cosponsored a virtual panel discussion titled “The Challenges of Holding P…

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