• Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Unpacking the Gaza Conflict: US Policy and the Humanitarian Crisis

    Oct 23, 2023

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses the US response to the war in Gaza and the ensuing humanitarian crisis as a result of Israel's bombing campaign and imminent ground…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    International Law and War in Palestine/Israel

    Oct 20, 2023

    UN Special Rapporteur Francesca Albanese discusses the international legal dimensions of the ongoing war in Gaza.

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    Palestine/IsraelSecurity and Defense

    Surging Crime among Palestinian Citizens of Israel

    Sep 12, 2023

    Sami Abu Shehadeh discusses the surge in organized crime in Palestinian communities in Israel and the gross negligence and indifference of the Israeli police. …

  • Event Video
    JordanDemocracy and Governance

    Assessing the Reform Process in Jordan: Political Dissatisfaction, Economic Challenges, and the Focus on Stability

    Sep 7, 2023

    Experts discuss the reform process in Jordan and its prospects for creating real change for the people of the Kingdom.

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelEducation and Development

    Academic Freedom and Palestine: Threats and Trends

    Aug 28, 2023

    Experts explore the latest threats and trends in academic freedom and the escalation of efforts to repress Palestine activism and scholarship.

  • Fresh Take
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Tunisia’s Path to Autocracy

    Aug 23, 2023

    Daniel Brumberg discusses Tunisia's path to autocratic rule and his observations during a recent trip to the country.

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

    Understanding Israel’s Attack on Jenin Refugee Camp

    Aug 10, 2023

    Khalil E. Jahshan discusses Israel's motives and objectives behind the July 3 attack on Jenin Refugee Camp in the occupied West Bank.

  • Event Video

    China’s Growing Role in the Middle East: Regional Geopolitics and US Policy

    Aug 10, 2023

    Experts discuss China’s evolving foreign policy and its increased engagements in the MENA region, as well as their implications for regional geopolitics, the g…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The US-Israel Visa Waiver Program Agreement: Assessing the Terms and Implications

    Jul 27, 2023

    Experts discuss the Israel's impending entry into the US Visa Waiver program and the specific terms, timeline, and implications of the agreement.

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

    The Israeli Attack on Jenin: Legal and Political Implications

    Jul 13, 2023

    Experts discuss the large-scale Israeli attack on the Jenin refugee camp and the implications for all parties involved.

  • Fresh Take
    US Foreign Policy

    A US Pivot Away from the Middle East: Fact or Fiction?

    Jul 12, 2023

    Middle East experts discuss the notion of US disengagement and a pivot away from the Middle East, the realities and dimensions of this perceived retreat, the p…

  • Event Video
    Energy and Economics

    MENA Economies in Crisis: Global Shocks, Structural Challenges, and Prospects for Reform

    Jul 6, 2023

    Experts discuss the compounding and severe economic challenges facing the Middle East today, as well as opportunities for growth and economic progress.

  • Expert Interview
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    A Dangerous Shift In Israel/Palestine

    Jul 3, 2023

    Khalil E. Jahshan and Ori Nir discuss how Israeli settlers, emboldened by the new Israeli government, are pursuing their goal of driving Palestinians out of th…

  • Fresh Take
    US Foreign Policy

    The Biden Administration and Human Rights in the Middle East

    Jun 28, 2023Charles W. Dunne

    Charles W. Dunne discusses the Biden administration's policies and record on human rights in the Middle East and North Africa and compares them to Trump's tran…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelMedia and Technology

    Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights: The Case of Israeli Surveillance of Palestinians

    Jun 15, 2023

    Experts discuss role of artificial intelligence in the Israeli occupation and its biometric surveillance of Palestinians, and explore the implications for huma…

  • Event Video
    SudanConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Conflict in Sudan: Will the Humanitarian Ceasefire Translate to a Political Resolution?

    Jun 1, 2023

    Experts discuss the conflict in Sudan and its humanitarian impact, the potential for the recent Saudi-US brokered ceasefire agreement to hold, and the prospect…

  • Fresh Take
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Yemen’s Stalemate: War, Peace Talks, and Continued Suffering

    May 31, 2023Afrah Nasser

    Afrah Nasser discusses the current stalemate in the Yemen conflict and the humanitarian disaster affecting the majority of Yemenis. Afrah Nasser is a Non-resid…

  • Event Video
    SyriaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Arab Normalization with the Assad Regime: Domestic and International Implications.

    Apr 27, 2023

    Arab Center Washington DC held a briefing on April 25, 2023 with Dr. Bader Jamous, President of the Syrian Negotiation Commission, Sheikh Salem Al-Meslet, Pres…

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    EgyptRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Resuming Egypt-Turkey Relations: Opportunities and Challenges

    Apr 18, 2023

    Khalil Al-Anani discusses the implications of the recent thaw in Egyptian-Turkish relations for both countries and for the region as a whole. Al-Anani is a Sen…

  • Event Video
    Protests and Activism

    Women’s Digital Activism and the Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East

    Apr 11, 2023

    On April 11, 2023, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) organized a webinar titled, “Women’s Digital Activism and the Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East.” Pa…