• Policy Analysis
    QatarConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Absent Rationality in the GCC Crisis

    Jul 5, 2017Imad K. Harb

    Developments since last May have shown a careless disregard on the part of the Saudi Arabia-United Arab Emirates-Bahrain entente of the basic tenets of rationa…

  • Keynote Conversations
    QatarThe GCC

    Resolving the Gulf Crisis: Challenges and Prospects

    Jun 29, 2017

    On June 29, 2017, Arab Center Washington (ACW) welcomed H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Q…

  • Policy Analysis
    QatarConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Legal Analysis of the Demands Presented to Qatar

    Jun 26, 2017

    I. IntroductionOn June 23, 2017, Kuwait, acting as a mediator, presented Qatar with a thirteen-point list of demands on behalf of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United…

  • Policy Analysis
    QatarConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Saudi, UAE Demands to End Qatar Crisis: Commands, Diktats, and Ultimatums

    The Saudi-led coalition presented Qatar a list of 13 demands to end the crisis. Analysts at Arab Center Washington DC provide an assessment and analysis of thi…

  • Op-Eds

    Tamara Kharroub: Saudis and allies working on list of Qatar ‘grievances’

    Jun 18, 2017Tamara Kharroub

    Saudi Arabia is not intending to escalate this crisis any further ... trying to lessen the issue from demands to grievances.Read more 

  • Policy Analysis
    QatarRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    What’s at Stake for the United States in the GCC Crisis?

    Jun 8, 2017Joe Macaron

    A lot is at stake for US national security in the Gulf, including the possibility of living with a divided GCC, the potential expansion of Iranian influence, a…

  • From our Affiliates
    QatarConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Crisis in Gulf Relations: Motives behind the Campaign against Qatar

    Jun 6, 2017Policy Analysis Unit, The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    Although it is difficult to imagine that Washington was not involved in the latest measures against Qatar, the Trump Administration has so far appeared on the …

  • Policy Analysis
    QatarConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Why Qatar? Explaining Contentious Issues

    Jun 6, 2017Imad K. Harb

    What should concern all members of the GCC today is working together not only to simply iron out differences but to provide an agenda for successful collective…

  • Policy Analysis
    QatarRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Erdoğan’s Gulf Tour: Reassurance without Substance?

    Feb 21, 2017Mustafa Gurbuz

    Contemporaneous visits to the Gulf region by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani indicate urgent regional diplomacy in …

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LebanonUS Foreign Policy

    Congressional Update – February 29, 2016

    Feb 29, 2016

    1. Terrorism(1) Designating the Muslim Brotherhood a Foreign Terrorist Organization (HR 3892) – On February 23, the House Judiciary Committee approved HR 3892,…