The North Africa region of the Arab world stretches from Mauritania and Morocco, bordering the Atlantic Ocean in the west, and spreads eastward across Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt. This page features an archive of publications, events, and digital media content produced by Arab Center Washington DC covering issues relevant to these countries.


  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaDemocracy and Governance

    Libya: Despite Talks on a Unified Government, Impasse Remains

    Talks last month in Cairo between representatives of Libya’s two rival governments raised hopes over progress in resolving the country’s 10-year political impa…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Unprecedented Internal Displacement in Gaza

    Feb 14, 2024Kelsey Norman

    Conflicts always produce more internally displaced individuals than refugees. While there are approximately 32 million refugees worldwide, the number of intern…


  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Event Video
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Future of Libya: Prospects for Economic Development and an End to the Conflict

    Aug 30, 2022

    Experts discuss the current state of Libya’s violent conflict and political deadlock, as well as prospects for political resolution and unification, and potent…

  • 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…

Webinars & Events

  • Webinar
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Libya’s Frozen Conflict and Potential Ways Forward

    Apr 25, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Experts discuss Libya’s current conflict dynamics and potential pathways for peace and justice. 

  • Webinar
    The Arab WorldRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    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…

  • Conferences
    The Arab WorldUS Foreign Policy

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

    May 18, 2023

    Experts discuss the US pivot to Asia, it's rationale, military and economic dimensions, geopolitical implications, and effects on Middle East countries.


Daniel Brumberg
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Daniel Brumberg

Non-resident Senior Fellow
Mohammed Cherkaoui
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Mohammed Cherkaoui

Adjunct Faculty, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Osama Abi-Mershed
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Osama Abi-Mershed

Associate Professor of History
Patricia Karam
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Patricia Karam

Non-resident Fellow