• Policy Analysis
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfEnergy and Economics

    Exploring the Options: Arab Oil Exporters and the US Dollar

    Jun 21, 2024Jim Krane

    The pricing of oil in US dollars is one of the perks the United States enjoys due to its status as the world’s largest economy and to the dollar’s role as the …

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

    Israel’s War on Palestinians in the Occupied West Bank

    Jun 21, 2024Jonathan Kuttab

    Since October 7, 2023, much of the world’s attention has rightly been focused on the Gaza Strip, which had been largely forgotten for many years. The intensity…

  • Intern Corner
    Palestine/IsraelViolent Extremism

    Militarization of Settler Groups Threatens to Open a West Bank Front

    Jun 20, 2024Kellie Kuenzle

    Mobs of masked, weapon-wielding men descended upon the Palestinian villages of al-Mughayyir, Duma, Deir Dibwan, Beitin, and Aqraba throughout the month of Apri…

  • Fresh Take
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Expert Analyze Biden’s Plan for Gaza

    Jun 18, 2024

    President Biden's latest proposal for a ceasefire in Gaza is analyzed by Aaron David Miller, Yousef Munayyer, Hanna Alshaikh, and Mairav Zonszein.

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    Israel’s Global Isolation: International Decisions in the Wake of the Gaza War

    Jun 27, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Experts discuss Israel's international isolation in the wake of its assault on Gaza and the genocidal crimes it has committed in the Strip.

  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelUS Foreign Policy

    Desperately Seeking Support for Biden’s Plan on Gaza

    Jun 18, 2024Khalil E. Jahshan

    Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken just concluded another intensive diplomatic trip to the Middle East, his eighth to the region since the beginning of the G…

  • Viewpoint
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Netanyahu’s Government after Gantz’s Resignation: Shaky Ground or Sticking Around?

    Jun 13, 2024Yousef Munayyer

    Benny Gantz resigned from Israel’s war cabinet because of differences with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the conduct of the war on Gaza.

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    Israel’s Lost Deterrence and the Coming Conflict with Hezbollah

    Jun 12, 2024Patricia Karam

    As the two countries inch closer to all-out war, the coming months may be the most dangerous time in Lebanon’s history.

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    Pro-Palestine Campus Encampments and Israel’s Targeting of American Students

    Jun 7, 2024Heba Gowayed

    On at least 80 college and university campuses across the United States, students formed encampments demanding that their universities disclose their investmen…

  • Policy Analysis
    The Arabian Peninsula and The GulfClimate and Environment

    Bracing for the Sandstorm: The Gulf Energy Transition Imperative

    Jun 6, 2024Karim Elgendy

    Before the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Isolating Gaza from the World: Humanitarian Implications of Israel’s Seizure of Rafah

    Jun 6, 2024Yara M. Asi

    Prior to the fall of 2023, Rafah was a relatively unknown city in the already poorly understood Gaza Strip, especially to much of the world outside of the Midd…

  • Policy Analysis
    LebanonWomen & Gender Issues

    Violence Against Women in Lebanon: The Challenge of Legislative Action

    Jun 6, 2024Rola El-Husseini

    In March 2024, Lebanon’s “reform MPs,” a group of legislators who were elected in 2022 from outside the country’s traditional sectarian system, proposed a new …