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    Palestine/IsraelMedia and Technology

    Opening Remarks – Covering Palestine: A Shireen Abu Akleh Memorial Symposium

    May 9, 2024

    The opening session of the Shireen Abu Akleh Memorial Symposium included remarks by Khalil Jahshan, Executive Director of Arab Center Washington DC, and Yousef…

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfUS Foreign Policy

    Iraq’s Sudani Runs the Risks of Sustained Relations with the United States

    May 7, 2024Rend Al-Rahim

    On his recent visit to the United States, Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia` al-Sudani proposed a bold new relationship with America, basing it on the joint S…

  • Policy Analysis
    Saudi ArabiaUS Foreign Policy

    Saudi-Israeli Normalization Persists Amid Gaza War

    May 3, 2024The Unit for Political Studies

    Before “Operation Al-Aqsa Flood,” launched by Hamas on October 7, 2023, the Biden administration was attempting to conclude a diplomatic groundbreaking deal in…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Middle East Trajectories Emanating from the War on Gaza 

    May 2, 2024Nabeel A. Khoury

    Israel’s still unfolding war on Gaza is finishing its seventh month with no let-up in sight. The Palestinian death toll from Israeli operations has surpassed 3…

  • Policy Analysis
    TurkeyDemocracy and Governance

    Local Elections Show Turkey’s Democratic Resilience

    May 2, 2024Salim Çevik

    Immediately after his re-election to a third term last May, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced that his Justice and Development Party (AKP) was r…

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    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    Although Limited, Arab Public Protests Against the War in Gaza Continue

    Apr 30, 2024Dana El Kurd

    Seven months into Israel’s violence in Gaza—which has credibly been identified as an active genocide—the Middle East has teetered on the brink of chaos. Unders…

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    SudanConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    A Year of War: Conflict Transformations and Peace Prospects in Sudan

    Apr 30, 2024Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    A year since clashes broke out between Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF)militias, the Sudanese government has submitted a request …

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    Palestine/IsraelSecurity and Defense

    What Provoked Israel’s Limited Response to Iran’s Attack?

    Apr 29, 2024Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    At dawn on 14 April, 2024, Iran launched its first ever direct attack from its own territory against Israel, involving some 120 ballistic missiles, 36 cruise m…

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Gulf Arab States Avoid Iran-Israel Tensions

    Years of shadow conflict between Israel and Iran, which included targeted assassinations as well as cyberattacks, gave way in April to direct confrontation and…

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    Palestine/IsraelUS Domestic Politics and Elections

    The Gaza War Still Can Decide the American Presidential Election

    Latest polls indicate that President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are in a dead heat in the presidential race at this point in the campaign, whi…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    Is International Law Still Relevant after the Carnage in Gaza?

    Apr 23, 2024Susan Akram John Quigley

    According to the UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the death toll in Gaza by Israel’s onslaught has passed 34,000 Palestinians, …

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Netanyahu’s Reckless Pursuit of His Own Political Survival

    Apr 23, 2024

    Yousef Munayyer discusses Netanyahu's willingness to drag the Middle East region to war in order to save his political future.