Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    UAERegional Relations and Geopolitics

    UAE Restricts US Military Strikes from Its Territory

    Fearing an attack by Iran or its allied militias in the region, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has restricted US military aircraft from targeting these proxy g…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Seven Months of War on Gaza, Israel Is in International Distress

    May 17, 2024Mtanes Shihadeh

    The Israeli government has described the war on Gaza since last October as an “existential war and a second war of independence.” Israel’s official and public …

Multimedia

  • Event Video
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    The Global Significance of the China-Brokered Saudi-Iran Deal

    Mar 30, 2023

    Experts discuss the significance and scope of this agreement, the motivations of the three countries involved, the sustainability and feasibility of implementi…

  • 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 …

  • Expert Interview
    IranSecurity and Defense

    Will the Qatar Talks Produce a Nuclear Deal with Iran?

    Jun 28, 2022

    Barbara Slavin and Imad K. Harb discuss the upcoming talks on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal which are set to resume this week in Doha. Slavin is the dire…

  • Expert Interview
    Conflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Implications of the War in Ukraine For the Middle East

    Feb 28, 2022

    Daniel Brumberg and Khalil E. Jahshan discuss the implications of the War in Ukraine for the Middle East. Brumberg is a Non-resident Senior Fellow at Arab Cent…

Webinars & Events

  • 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.

  • Featured Speakers
    SyriaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Arab Normalization with the Assad Regime: Domestic and International Implications

    Apr 25, 2023

    Speaker Bio:Bader Jamous is the President of the Syrian Negotiation Commission. He defected from the Assad regime at the beginning of the Syrian Revolution and…

Experts

Gregory Aftandilian
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Gregory Aftandilian

Non-resident Fellow
Imad K. Harb
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Imad K. Harb

Director of Research and Analysis
Joe Macaron
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Joe Macaron

Former Resident Fellow
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen
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Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Non-resident Senior Fellow