• Op-Eds
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Why Palestinians Aren’t Joining Israel’s Protests

    Apr 7, 2023Yousef Munayyer

    In most societies, vulnerable minorities are the biggest proponents of strong and independent courts, as it is the judiciary that often shields these groups fr…

  • Podcast
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Why Palestinians Are Skipping Israel’s Protests

    Apr 7, 2023

    Diana Buttu and Yousef Munnayer discuss the Israeli protests against Netanyahu proposed "judicial reform" and the Palestinian position on these unprecedented p…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Israel’s Policy of Fragmentation Harms Palestinian Hopes for a Sovereign State

    Apr 6, 2023Jonathan Kuttab

    Recent reports by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem, and others have labeled Israel an apartheid state. Thi…

  • Policy Analysis
    LibyaConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Can Libya’s Stalemate Be Overcome?

    Apr 4, 2023Patricia Karam

    After riveting the world in 2011 with a revolution that led to the fall of Muammar Qaddafi, one of the world’s most brutal dictators, Libya has largely receded…

  • Policy Analysis
    IranEnergy and Economics

    Iran: A Resource-Rich Country Reeling from Rampant Poverty

    Apr 3, 2023Kourosh Ziabari

    Even for a state as heavily militarized and intractable as the Islamic Republic of Iran, the breadth and depth of the economic maladies it is facing are crushi…

  • External Readings
    Palestine/IsraelPublic Opinion

    Attitudes among Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel Regarding Participation in Protests against the Levin Plan for Judicial Reform

    Apr 3, 2023Mada al-Carmel Center

    Mada al-Carmel Center’s February 2023 position paper focused on the positions of the Palestinian community in Israel, as represented by official institutions a…

  • Middle East Eye reports on ACW event regarding the Saudi-Iran agreement

    Mar 31, 2023

    Middle East Eye reported on ACW's latest event titled “The Global Significance of the China-Brokered Saudi-Iran Deal.” The report quoted the speakers on the Sa…

  • 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…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Discrimination Fuels Intra-Palestinian Violence and Crime in Israel

    Mar 30, 2023Yara M. Asi

    In recent weeks, it has been impossible to miss the protests taking place in Israel against proposed judicial reforms laid out by the country’s new extreme rig…

  • Policy Analysis
    IranSecurity and Defense

    Iran’s Nuclear Program Poses Challenges for China and the United States

    Mar 29, 2023Daniel Brumberg

    Now that China has brokered a renewal of relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia, it must translate that achievement into real tangible benefits. After all, fo…

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Geopolitics of Small Islands: The Stalemate of Tiran and Sanafir’s Transfer Impacts Egypt-Saudi Relations

    Mar 29, 2023Khalil Al-Anani

    In June 2017, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi consented to ceding sovereignty over the islands of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia. However, nearly si…

  • Policy Analysis
    TurkeyConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Obstacles to a Turkey-Syria Reconciliation

    Mar 29, 2023Salim Çevik

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad paid an important visit to Moscow in mid-March 2023. One of the main agenda items was the Turkish-Syrian reconciliation that R…