• Policy Analysis
    LibyaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    The Recent Libya-Israel Debacle Is Symptomatic of Larger Problems

    The controversy and severe public backlash surrounding news of a late-August meeting between the Libyan and Israeli foreign ministers in Rome is symptomatic of…

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

    The International Criminal Court’s Failure to Hold Israel Accountable

    Sep 12, 2023Jonathan Kuttab

    Although the International Criminal Court was created by the Rome Statute in 1994, it has never successfully been used to hold Israel to account for its abuses…

  • Fresh Take
    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. …

  • Policy Analysis
    KuwaitDemocracy and Governance

    Challenges Facing Kuwait’s Parliamentary Democracy

    Sep 12, 2023Imad K. Harb

    Watching Kuwait’s seemingly dysfunctional political scene gives one the impression that the country is on a course toward endless instability and disorder. Las…

  • Washington Policy Weekly

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Senate Democrats wrote to President Biden regarding Israel’s prospective admittance into the US Visa Waiver Program, arguing that Israel is not yet compliant a…

  • External Readings

    How to support Morocco’s earthquake victims

    Sep 11, 2023

    As heroic rescue missions continue around the clock, sometimes with people digging through rubble with their bare hands in towns and villages that are virtuall…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelEducation and Development

    The Politics of Palestinian Universities

    Sep 8, 2023Yara M. Asi

    Many have argued that in the absence of a unified Palestinian liberation movement, and even of the ability to participate in the current mechanisms of governan…

  • 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.

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    The Threat of Renewed Sectarian Violence in Lebanon

    Sep 5, 2023Patricia Karam

    Two people were killed on August 9 in the village of Kahaleh in central Lebanon, in one of the deadliest shootouts since the bloody 2021 clashes in the Tayoune…

  • Washington Policy Weekly

    Washington Policy Weekly

    Representative Gallego Introduced a bill to curb use of American water resources by Saudi Arabia and foreign Governments. The Bill would impose an excise tax o…

  • From our Affiliates
    SyriaProtests and Activism

    The Protest Movement in Syria: Has A Consensus Begun to Emerge?

    Sep 5, 2023Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    As the Syrian economy continues to deteriorate and the regime takes measures to lift subsidies on fuel and other basic goods and move forward with its economic…

  • The Roundup

    The Roundup

    Sep 1, 2023Sarah Salah

    The Roundup is a periodic summary curated by the Palestine/Israel Program at Arab Center Washington DC, bringing together recent and important fact-based repor…