• Op-Eds

    Imad K. Harb: On the Costs of Normalization with Israel

    Nov 30, 2017Imad K. Harb

    Arab normalisation with Israel is tantamount to accepting the final liquidation of Palestinian lands and rights. Read more

  • Press Releases

    Middle East Experts Discuss the Future of Lebanon

    Nov 30, 2017

    Experts hone in on the roles of Saudi Arabia and Iran in Lebanon and the ramifications of Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s withdrawn resignation For immediate rele…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantUS Foreign Policy

    Missing Considerations of the Counterterrorism Alliance

    Nov 29, 2017Imad K. Harb

    The first meeting of the Islamic Military Counterterrorism Coalition, which took place in Riyadh, may have provided recognition of MbS’s leadership of the Musl…

  • Video
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    What’s Next for Lebanon?

    Nov 29, 2017

    Nov 29, 2017

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantUS Foreign Policy

    US Military Planning in the Middle East: Increasing Challenges, Vague Strategies

    Nov 28, 2017Charles W. Dunne

    Uncertainties about US military policy, intentions, and ambitions in the Middle East together with many political challenges and developments increase the conf…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Future Possibilities for the Kurds in Post-IS Syria

    Nov 28, 2017Mustafa Gurbuz

    With the defeat of the Islamic State in Syria, Kurdish activities and aspirations are yet again exposed to the calculations and machinations of all the parties…

  • Op-Eds

    Joe Macaron: What’s next for Lebanon now that Hariri is back?

    Nov 24, 2017Joe Macaron

    The prime minister's triumphant return to Beirut followed by the decision to suspend his resignation breathed new life into the Hariri dynasty and the Lebanese…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Arab Normalization with Israel Frames Trump Peace Plan

    Nov 22, 2017Yousef Munayyer

    President Trump’s peace plan in the Middle East embraces the “outside-in” approach for peace between Palestinians and Israelis with a risky Arab-Israeli normal…

  • Policy Analysis
    Saudi ArabiaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Trump Embraces the Saudi Vision of the Yemen Conflict

    President Trump has adopted the Saudi leadership’s position that the Yemen conflict is a case of Iranian and proxy adventurism that needs to be rolled back and…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Closure of the PLO Office in Washington: The “Ultimate Deal” Exposed

    Now that the Palestinians are potentially losing their diplomatic foothold in Washington, they may finally decide that the United States is withdrawing from ne…

  • Policy Analysis
    North AfricaDemocracy and Governance

    Challenges to Tunisia’s Transition to Democracy

    Nov 21, 2017Mohammed Cherkaoui

    Recent moves by the Tunisian executive suggest that the Jasmine Revolution is not unfolding as smoothly as expected and that the country may not be the excepti…

  • Panel Discussions
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    What’s Next for Lebanon?

    Nov 29, 2017

    Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) held a panel discussion at the National Press Club on November 29, 2017 titled “What’s Next for Lebanon?”