• Policy Analysis
    LevantDemocracy and Governance

    The Quandary of Bad Governance in the Arab World

    Apr 24, 2017Imad K. Harb

    Polling in the Arab world shows that Arabs in general have little confidence in their civilian institutions and believe that their governments are not doing en…

  • Panel Discussions
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    Tunisia in Transition: Challenges & Prospects

    Apr 27, 2017

    On April 27, 2017, the Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) and the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) cosponsored a panel discussion titled “Tunisia in Trans…

  • The Washington Report writes about ACW’s Recent Event on Egypt

    Apr 12, 2017

    Five days before Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi visited the White House, the Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) and the Project on Middle East Democracy …

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    EgyptConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Congressional Update – Week Ending April 7, 2017

    Apr 7, 2017ACW’s Research & Analysis Unit

    I. Congressional ScheduleThe House has adjourned for the two-week Easter recess and will reconvene on Tuesday, April 25. The Senate is expected to adjourn toda…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Outsider Diplomat: Tillerson Strives to Define his Role

    Apr 6, 2017Joe Macaron

    After two months in office, Tillerson is gradually coping in his new job; his success or failure will indeed have a significant impact on US foreign policy in …

  • Trump, Sissi to Seek Closer Cooperation Against Islamist Extremism

    Apr 3, 2017

    Egyptian activist Moataz El Fegiery's remarks during ACW's event on Egypt and the US under the Trump Administration were quoted in VOA's article on Egyptian Pr…

  • Moataz El Fegiery & Bahey el-din Hassan: What Trump Should Ask a Brutal Dictator as He Welcomes Him to the White House

    Apr 2, 2017

    Under Sissi, thousands of Egyptian activists have been killed, imprisoned, abducted, and banned from traveling.Read more

  • Policy Analysis
    EgyptDemocracy and Governance

    Egypt’s Fragile Stability: Erosion of the Rule of Law and Institutions of Governance

    Mar 30, 2017Moataz El Fegiery

    This paper addresses the erosion of the rule of law and institutions of governance in Egypt by discussing the significant expansion of legal repression, the cl…

  • Policy Analysis
    LevantJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    The Difficult Tasks for the Arab League

    Mar 22, 2017Imad K. Harb

    As the Arab League limps through its eighth decade, its problems increase in number and intensity while the Arab state system continues to be burdened with pol…

  • Panel Discussions
    EgyptUS Foreign Policy

    Egypt and the United States under the Trump Administration

    Mar 30, 2017

    On March 30, 2017, the Arab Center Washington (ACW) partnered with the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) to present a panel that explored the topic, “Eg…