• Event Video
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfThe GCC

    Seeking an End to the GCC Crisis: Is a Solution Imminent?

    Dec 10, 2020

    This webinar discusses the recent developments and diplomatic efforts to end the GCC crisis that began in 2017, when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Ba…

  • Viewpoint

    Does Arab Public Opinion on Palestine Still Count in 2020?

    Nov 18, 2020Khalil E. Jahshan

    Although public opinion research in the Arab world has evolved significantly in recent years, it does not seem to be taken seriously by American policymakers i…

  • Policy Analysis
    UAEUS Foreign Policy

    The Middle East Accords: An Arab Perspective

    Nov 2, 2020Imad K. Harb

    The recent agreements between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, and Sudan will not help the cause of regional peace.On August 13, President D…

  • Event Video

    UAE-Bahrain Normalization with Israel: Regional Implications and Gulf Reactions

    Oct 21, 2020

    Abdullah Baabood, Cinzia Bianco, and Jane Kinninmont discuss the normalizations deals signed by the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain with Israel, including the…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Palestinian Public Opinion on Arab Alliances with Israel

    Oct 7, 2020

    On October 7, 2020, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) invited Dr. Khalil Shikaki to address the topic of “Palestinian Public Opinion on Arab Alliances with Israe…

  • Policy Analysis
    UAEReligion and Politics

    The UAE’s Manipulative Utilization of Religion

    Sep 29, 2020Khalil Al-Anani

    The August announcement of normalizing relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has led to a backlash among Arabs and Muslims around the wor…

  • Viewpoint
    UAESecurity and Defense

    Comments on the UAE’s Acquisition of the F-35

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is said to have condoned the sale of the advanced American F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to the United Arab Emirates afte…

  • External Readings

    The UAE and Israel: A Dangerous Liaison

    Aug 31, 2020Marwan Bishara

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been so enamoured with Israel that even before formalising their new bilateral agreement, they had started normalising relat…

  • Tamara Kharroub quoted in Washington Post

    Aug 25, 2020Tamara Kharroub

    ACW Assistant Executive Director and Senior Fellow, Tamara Kharroub, is quoted in the Washington Post article about the Abraham Accords titled "Pompeo's Christ…

  • Podcast
    UAEUS Foreign Policy

    Anything but Normal: The UAE-Israel Deal

    Aug 20, 2020

    Dana El-Kurd joins host Yousef Munayyer to unpack the UAE-Israel deal and discuss the prospect of Arab states normalizing relations with Tel Aviv. El-Kurd is a…

  • Policy Analysis
    YemenConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Riyadh Agreement 2.0 Changes Nothing in Yemen

    Aug 19, 2020Nabeel A. Khoury

    Nabeel Khoury contends that the lack of trust between Yemen’s Hadi government and southern secessionists is likely to at least delay the implementation of the …

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    The UAE-Israel Deal that Keeps Peace Away

    The UAE-Israel agreement to normalize bilateral relations serves immediate political purposes for the Israeli prime minister and President Donald Trump without…